Season 2:2 Systemic Racism in Sentencings

Season 2:2 Systemic Racis…
There are stark racial disparities in criminal court sentencings throughout the country. Researchers have found that the disproportionately long sentences handed down to Black and Latino people cannot be explained by other factors such as their criminal record or the severity of charge. Mary Chartier and Takura Nyamfukudza join Liisa Speaker on In the Name of the Law to discuss systemic racism in the criminal prosecution system.

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