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Black Men Are Still Overrepresented in Prisonsnew

Whether you’re a serial killer or a poster child for the Scouts, nothing counts as much as your race when it comes to encounters with police and the criminal justice system in the United States. It’s even true for Colorado, a state with a population close to 90 percent non-Hispanic white.
Boulder Weekly  |  Charmaine Ortega Getz  |  03-01-2010  |  Race & Class

Vancouver Police Move Toward Installing Video Surveillance in Jailnew

After initially resisting the plan, the Vancouver Police Department is moving ahead with the installation of a video surveillance system in its jail.
The Georgia Straight  |  Carlito Pablo  |  12-07-2009  |  Crime & Justice

Lawsuits Decided by Juries Are on the Decline: What Does it Mean for Justice?new

The right to a trial by a jury of one's peers is still widely regarded as a great virtue of the American Way of Life. But statistics show that fewer Americans are exercising that right, at least in regard to civil lawsuits. We seem to have lost faith in our peers.
Arkansas Times  |  Doug Smith  |  11-19-2009  |  Crime & Justice

Jury Virgins Sit and Waitnew

Some of those waiting in the jury room swapped tips for flunking the voir dire, but others were eager to serve.
City Newspaper  |  Jennifer Loviglio  |  06-29-2005  |  Commentary

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