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Page 73 - Chief of Police Parker appears to be the focal point of the criticism within the Negro community. He is a man distrusted by most Negroes and they carefully analyze for possible anti-Negro meaning almost every action he takes and every statement he makes. Many Negroes feel that he carries a deep hatred of the Negro community. However, Chief Parker's statements to us and collateral evidence such as his record of fairness to Negro officers are inconsistent with his having such an attitude.
Page 371 - Why? How can I? The past is the present, isn't it? It's the future, too. We all try to lie out of that but life won't let us.
Page 61 - Governor Smith, as President of these United States, with all the resources at his command, will be able to give the people of the United States a picture of the real social conditions under the present so-called prohibition laws. If, as a result of careful study, he can evolve a plan for the regulation and control of the liquor question -in a way that will absolutely prevent the return of the saloon, eliminate bootlegging, with its accompanying evils — graft...
Page 603 - It has been uniform and constant in the federal judicial tradition for the sentencing judge to consider every convicted person as an individual and every case as a unique study in the human failings that sometimes mitigate, sometimes magnify, the crime and the punishment to ensue. We do not understand it to have been the congressional purpose to withdraw all sentencing discretion from the United States district judge.
Page 100 - we may be finding that in some Blacks when [the chokehold] is applied the veins or arteries do not open up as fast as they do on normal people," he was reflecting the sentiments of the white dominant culture of law enforcement in Los Angeles.
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