Race, Crime, and the Law (Google eBook)

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Random House LLC, Feb 22, 2012 - Law - 560 pages
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In this powerfully reasoned, lucidly written work, Harvard Law Professor Randall Kennedy takes on the highly complex issues of race, crime, and the legal system, uncovering the long-standing failure of the justice system to protect blacks from criminals and revealing difficult truths about these factors in the United States.


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Great book if you're interested in criminal law. Thought provoking and factually supported. Read full review

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Oh, Randall. We had so many spats over the semester but ultimately you've won me over. Read full review

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Contents

Foreword
Changing the Politics of the Conflict
Unequal Protection
Unequal Enforcement
Using Color as a Proxy for Dangerousness
Setting the Ground Rules
The Peremptory Challenge
From Antidiscrimination to Imposing Diversity
Afterword
Notes
Setting the Ground Rules
6 Race and the Composition of Juries
7 Race and the Composition of Juries
8 Playing the Race Card in a Criminal Trial
The Death Penalty
The War on Drugs

8Playing the Race Card in a Criminal Trial
The Death Penalty
The War on Drugs
Bibliography
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About the author (2012)

Randall Kennedy is Professor at Harvard Law School and the editor of "Reconstruction" magazine.

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