Race, Crime, and the Law (Google eBook)

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, 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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Kennedy (law, Harvard) has penned a balanced historical analysis of the state of race relations in the administration of criminal justice. He forcefully argues that many characteristics of the justice ... Read full review

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

Contents

Changing
3
Unequal Protection
29
Unequal Enforcement
76
Using Color as a Proxy
136
The Peremptory Challenge
193
From Antidiscrimination to Imposing Diversity
231
Playing the Race Card in a Criminal Trial
256
The Death Penalty 31 I
311
The War on Drugs
351
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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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