We live in a country where we hope that people who break the law go to jail. Being that we have an intricate court system that is designed to make sure that happens, we hope that it is able to determine how severe one’s punishment should be. I decided to do some research on criminal convictions for weed, specifically the racial disparities that are shown. As I was researching I learned some information that I thought was very interesting such as, “Reviews of the sentencing literature on race effects conclude that on average, black and Hispanic defendants are more likely…


We live in a country where we hope that people who break the law go to jail. Being that we have an intricate court system that is designed to make sure that happens, we hope that it is able to determine how severe ones punishment should be. I decided to do some research on criminal convictions for weed specifically the racial disparities that are shown. As I was researching I learned some information that I thought was very interesting such as, “Reviews of the sentencing literature on race effects conclude that on average, black and Hispanic defendants are more likely…

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