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Unequal justice under the law

Unequal justice under the law

a collection of essays on the problem of discrimination in the U.S. criminal justice system.

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Published by National Commission on Law Enforcement and Social Justice in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

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  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Criminal justice, Administration of -- United States.,
    • Discrimination in criminal justice administration -- United States.,
    • African Americans -- Legal status, laws, etc.

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsNational Commission on Law Enforcement and Social Justice (U.S.)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV8138 .U52
      The Physical Object
      Pagination29 p. :
      Number of Pages29
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4162034M
      ISBN 100915598337
      LC Control Number80143312
      OCLC/WorldCa7464485


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