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"How Bill Barr’s COVID-19 Prisoner Release Plan Could Favor White People," by Eli Hager, The Marshall Project, March 28, 2020
"There Is a Racial Divide in Speech-Recognition Systems, Researchers Say," by Cade Metz, New York Times, March 23, 2020
"New Documentary Examines How Black Girls Are Disproportionately Punished In Schools," by Renee Montagne, NPR, March 14, 2020
"Bail reform rollback would harm black New Yorkers, study finds," by Noah Goldberg, New York Daily News, March 03, 2020
"How to End Racial Bias in Juvenile Justice Risk-Needs Assessments," by Victor St. John, Kelly Murphy and Akiva Liberman, The Crime Report, March 03, 2020
"This Company Is Using Racially-Biased Algorithms to Select Jurors," by Todd Feathers, Vice, March 03, 2020
"Advocacy Group Calls For Elimination Of Oakland School District Police," by KPIX 5, KPIX 5, February 26, 2020
"Racial Profiling 2.0," by CBSN Originals, CBS News, February 20, 2020
"Drivers in communities of color more likely to have their license suspended: Report," by Chad Arnold, Democrat & Chronicle, February 20, 2020
"Study Finds Stark Racial Disparities For Low-Level Drug Offenses In Travis County, Texas," by Dawn R. Wolfe, The Appeal, February 21, 2020
"Bill to address racial inequity in cannabis licenses gets OK from Washington House," by Claudia Yaw, Seattle Times, February 17, 2020
"Are Pretrial Risk Assessments Biased? The Debate Sharpens," by Ted Gest, The Crime Report, February 18, 2020
"Stop and frisk: SC Supreme Court splits on racial lines in case about cops and race," by John Monk, The State, February 13, 2020
"Racial Disparities In Communities And Courts," WSHU, February 03, 2020
"Implicit Bias Against Federal Latinx Defendants a Growing Problem: Paper," by TCR Staff, The Crime Report, February 10, 2020