Proof That America’s Criminal Justice System Discriminates Against Minorities

written by VLTP’s Bob Sloan for PolicyMicWith criminal justice legislation, statutes, and applications of both, the wording of legal documents and proposed bills have been used to basically disenfranchise minorities. The enactment of drug laws provides an easily recognized form of such disenfranchising of African Americans and Hispanics in the U.S. As with many U.S. laws, the base legislation has come from certain trade or advocacy groups such as the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) which helped write and pass hundreds of such criminal justice laws.

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