Race and drug trials: the social construction of guilt and innocence

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Ashgate Publishing Company, 1999 - Law - 227 pages
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Previous research on the role of courts in the disproportional representation of black people in criminal statistics has focused on sentencing. This book examines the way discrimination in the pre-sentence trial process influences the apparant racialization of 'justice'.

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Drugs Response and Race
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