Blacks Receive 60% Longer Sentences F...

Blacks Receive 60% Longer Sentences For Same Crimes

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“The Love Below”

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#1 Feb 8, 2012
http://newsone.com/nation/casey-gane-mccalla/...
A new study by M. Marit Rehavi of the University of British Columbia and Sonja B. Starr of the University of Michigan Law School shows that Black Americans receive almost 60% long prison sentences than white Americans who committed the same crime.

The study covered 58,000 federal criminal cases and found that there was a significant difference between the sentences given to Black people to those given to white people.

AllGov reports:

According to M. Marit Rehavi of the University of British Columbia and Sonja B. Starr, who teaches criminal law at the University of Michigan Law School, the racial disparities can be explained “in a single prosecutorial decision: whether to file a charge carrying a mandatory minimum sentence….Black men were on average more than twice as likely to face a mandatory minimum charge as white men were, holding arrest offense as well as age and location constant.” Prosecutors are about twice as likely to impose mandatory minimums on black defendants as on white defendants.

Level 3

Since: Jun 10

Virginia Beach, VA

#2 Feb 8, 2012
smh...
jhh

Saint Louis, MO

#3 Feb 9, 2012
The Justic System = The new Jim Crow and Slavery.

“Stop being moronic. ”

Since: Oct 09

Chesapeake, VA

#4 Feb 9, 2012
That's why as a black person. Do NOT get involved with crime. It's a losing situation. They want you to do something so they can purposely put you in jail longer and throw away the key.
Kniga Writche

Jersey City, NJ

#5 Feb 9, 2012
Logic_c wrote:
That's why as a black person. Do NOT get involved with crime. It's a losing situation. They want you to do something so they can purposely put you in jail longer and throw away the key.
Call the Justice Department! He's onto our plan!
Oh, that's right... the head of the justice department is BLACK!

“Stop being moronic. ”

Since: Oct 09

Chesapeake, VA

#6 Feb 9, 2012
Kniga Writche wrote:
<quoted text>
Call the Justice Department! He's onto our plan!
Oh, that's right... the head of the justice department is BLACK!
Yawn. Stop following me around topix.
Kniga Writche

Jersey City, NJ

#7 Feb 9, 2012
Logic_c wrote:
<quoted text>
Yawn. Stop following me around topix.
I quit Topix. You brought me back by claiming some illiterate fool from Voorhees was me.
Careful who's name you say in the mirror after dark...
Kniga Writche

Jersey City, NJ

#8 Feb 9, 2012

“another thorn in the side”

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Since: Jan 12

of hypersensitive crybabys

#9 Feb 9, 2012
BROWNMAN20 wrote:
http://newsone.com/nation/case y-gane-mccalla/black-people-re ceive-60-longer-sentences-for- same-crimes/
A new study by M. Marit Rehavi of the University of British Columbia and Sonja B. Starr of the University of Michigan Law School shows that Black Americans receive almost 60% long prison sentences than white Americans who committed the same crime.
Did the study cover repeat offenders and career criminals versus first-time offenders?
Did it address how many of those blacks were sentenced for violating probation as opposed to being sentenced for the current charges?

Did it address the fact that whites are better educated than blacks, therefore make more money, ergo can afford better lawyers than public defenders blacks depend on?

Mmm Hmmm...I didn't think you'd like FACTS marring your sissybtch whine-fest about how hard it is to be a melanin-enriched king or "god".
Kniga Writche

Jersey City, NJ

#10 Feb 9, 2012
Chuck Spears wrote:
<quoted text>Did the study cover repeat offenders and career criminals versus first-time offenders?
Did it address how many of those blacks were sentenced for violating probation as opposed to being sentenced for the current charges?
Did it address the fact that whites are better educated than blacks, therefore make more money, ergo can afford better lawyers than public defenders blacks depend on?
Mmm Hmmm...I didn't think you'd like FACTS marring your sissybtch whine-fest about how hard it is to be a melanin-enriched king or "god".
Clearly, this country, particularly the Justice Department is boldly and unapologetically racist. Wait a minute-- isn't the country and the Justice Department being run by: http://cdn2.dailycaller.com/2011/12/holder-ob...

“another thorn in the side”

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Since: Jan 12

of hypersensitive crybabys

#11 Feb 9, 2012
Kniga Writche wrote:
<quoted text>
Clearly, this country, particularly the Justice Department is boldly and unapologetically racist. Wait a minute-- isn't the country and the Justice Department being run by: http://cdn2.dailycaller.com/2011/12/holder-ob...
That's proof POSITIVE that even black folks don't like negroes...lol!
The Tiny Circles of negro "logic" get tighter and tighter with every wimper,
....just like a noose.

“Dont Play With Me”

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Since: Jun 11

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#12 Feb 9, 2012
This just goes to show how racist and corrupt our criminal justice system is
jhh

De Soto, KS

#13 Feb 10, 2012
Obama is a rich white man's puppet,so that means white people run the Justice System.
Bantu limited

Eskilstuna, Sweden

#14 Feb 10, 2012
BROWNMAN20 wrote:
http://newsone.com/nation/case y-gane-mccalla/black-people-re ceive-60-longer-sentences-for- same-crimes/
A new study by M. Marit Rehavi of the University of British Columbia and Sonja B. Starr of the University of Michigan Law School shows that Black Americans receive almost 60% long prison sentences than white Americans who committed the same crime.
The study covered 58,000 federal criminal cases and found that there was a significant difference between the sentences given to Black people to those given to white people.
AllGov reports:
According to M. Marit Rehavi of the University of British Columbia and Sonja B. Starr, who teaches criminal law at the University of Michigan Law School, the racial disparities can be explained “in a single prosecutorial decision: whether to file a charge carrying a mandatory minimum sentence….Black men were on average more than twice as likely to face a mandatory minimum charge as white men were, holding arrest offense as well as age and location constant.” Prosecutors are about twice as likely to impose mandatory minimums on black defendants as on white defendants.
The only way for the black man to win is stop committing crime and hit them books. Become the top dog.
Lonewolf

Leesville, SC

#15 Feb 10, 2012
BROWNMAN20 wrote:
http://newsone.com/nation/case y-gane-mccalla/black-people-re ceive-60-longer-sentences-for- same-crimes/
A new study by M. Marit Rehavi of the University of British Columbia and Sonja B. Starr of the University of Michigan Law School shows that Black Americans receive almost 60% long prison sentences than white Americans who committed the same crime.
The study covered 58,000 federal criminal cases and found that there was a significant difference between the sentences given to Black people to those given to white people.
AllGov reports:
According to M. Marit Rehavi of the University of British Columbia and Sonja B. Starr, who teaches criminal law at the University of Michigan Law School, the racial disparities can be explained “in a single prosecutorial decision: whether to file a charge carrying a mandatory minimum sentence….Black men were on average more than twice as likely to face a mandatory minimum charge as white men were, holding arrest offense as well as age and location constant.” Prosecutors are about twice as likely to impose mandatory minimums on black defendants as on white defendants.
They forgot to mention that previous criminal convictions comes into play,guess they just overlooked that minor detail,these are the details that blacks like to ignore when crying about racism.Let's keep it real people.

“The Love Below”

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Since: Apr 10

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#16 Feb 10, 2012
Poverty breeds crime. Most criminals are in poverty, and poverty has effected blacks for centuries in America, it was basically handed to to them, by the more dominant population, and this can destroy generations, and breed crime. Yes, blacks commits crime, but the system has failed blacks, along with its racist practices. The thing is, if the table was turned, you would be saying the same thing that some black people are saying about racism, but the table has not, so you dont understand whats it like. The rich steals from the poor, and the poor steal from the poor. 1 or 2 black men can not change a whole nation, or a system, that has implemented racist practices, since before slavery. Eric Holder has power, Obama has power, but America is majority white, you do the math. I believe in black empowerment, but the playing field is not leveled in America.

aZiya

Since: Feb 11

Location hidden

#19 Feb 10, 2012
Lonewolf wrote:
<quoted text>They forgot to mention that previous criminal convictions comes into play,guess they just overlooked that minor detail,these are the details that blacks like to ignore when crying about racism.Let's keep it real people.
There are thousands of studies in the past 15 yrs done and even if they are first time or repeat offenders, whites often get less time or slap on the wrist.

The reason so many studies are done is because whites like to shout out the prison stats and brought attn to the fact that 13% of the population is 50% of prison

Ppl with common sense grew suspicious

You're on the net it ain't hard to find multiple studies on this subject
Ppl are catching on

“The Love Below”

Level 8

Since: Apr 10

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#20 Feb 10, 2012
aZiya wrote:
<quoted text>There are thousands of studies in the past 15 yrs done and even if they are first time or repeat offenders, whites often get less time or slap on the wrist.
The reason so many studies are done is because whites like to shout out the prison stats and brought attn to the fact that 13% of the population is 50% of prison
Ppl with common sense grew suspicious
You're on the net it ain't hard to find multiple studies on this subject
Ppl are catching on
America loves locking people up, and this country have the most jails out of any nation! Its practically a business. Blacks are profiled more, so we are the ones getting locked up more, and add in petty crimes. A white person does not get profiled as much as a black person, so they dont get pulled over more.

aZiya

Since: Feb 11

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#21 Feb 10, 2012
Even when whites get pulled over, most of the time they let em ago

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