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Criminal Justice

Can an algorithm replace bail hearings?

New Jersey is trying to address the racial discrimination which is built-in to its bail decision making process by using a specially created algorithm.

Criminal Justice

Race and distrust in the justice system

Centre for Justice Innovation report shows how BAME distrust in the justice system results in a compounding of discrimination and calls for community justice.

Criminal Justice

Racism persists in the justice system

The latest section 95 statistics from the MoJ show that Black and Mixed race individuals are over-represented throughout the criminal justice system.

Policing

Big fall in Stop and Search

Overall, the decreasing use of Stop and Search (and the increasing proportion of stops resulting in arrests) will be seen as very positive developments by most commentators. The disproportionate use of Stop and Search against Black communities remains an issue, although some will point to higher arrest rates as justification (although we really need to see the outcomes of those arrests to make a more informed judgement).

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Racism in the US Criminal Justice System

African Americans are three times more likely to be in prison compared to their white counterparts (based on the overall make-up of the population) and even more likely to be on death row.

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