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Race, Crime and the Law
By Randall Kennedy

Race, Crime and the Law

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Race, Crime and the Law by Randall Kennedy

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Harvard law professor Randall Kennedy takes on a highly complex issue in a way that no one has before. Not only does Kennedy uncover the long-standing failure of the justice system to protect blacks from criminals, but he also engages the debate over the wisdom and legality of using racial criteria in jury selection; analyzes the responses of the legal system to accusations that appeals to racial prejudice have rendered trials unfair; examines the idea that, under certain circumstances, members of one race are statistically more likely to be involved in crime than members of another; and probes allegations that blacks are victimized on a widespread basis by racially discriminatory prosecutions and punishments.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780375701849
ISBN-10: 0375701842
Format: Paperback
(201mm x 132mm x 33mm)
Pages: 560
Imprint: Random House USA Inc
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Publish Date: 1-Jan-1998
Country of Publication: United States

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