TITLE

Report: Racial disparity in juvenile justice

AUTHOR(S)
Bernstein, Nell
PUB. DATE
February 2007
SOURCE
National Catholic Reporter;2/2/2007, Vol. 43 Issue 14, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the findings of the report from the National Council on Crime and Delinquency entitled "And Justice for Some: Differential Treatment of Youth of Color in the Justice System" in the U.S. The report found that African-American youths are 4.5 times more likely to be detained for identical offenses than White youths. It also revealed that White youths are more likely to be put on probation than Black youths when charges are filed.
ACCESSION #
23911281

 

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