H.R. 1412, the Justice and Integrity Act of 2009
H.R. 1412, the Justice and Integrity Act of 2009 A Report from Rep. Steve Cohen (d-tenn.), Discussing Racial Disparities in the Criminal Justice System That He Can Use To Move This Bill Forward in Congress
According to Research Advocacy for Reform (2013), male Americans of black descent are six times more likely to be imprisoned than white males. Additionally, they are 2.5 times more likely to be incarcerated that Hispanics. If this trend continues, it is clear that every black American born today should expect to go to prison during ...