Death penalty affirmative action?


In other words, death penalty justice is not blind.  Hat tip to Ian Millhiser for compiling the data and preparing the above diagrams.

About F. E. Guerra-Pujol

When I’m not blogging, I am a business law professor at the University of Central Florida.
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2 Responses to Death penalty affirmative action?

  1. TheProfessorsWife says:

    So basically whites get no death penalty for killing other racial groups, but if you kill a white person you are fried! INJUSTICE

    • enrique says:

      To be more precise, I would put it this way: if you are black and you commit homicide and your victim is white, then the probability of receiving the death penalty is higher than if the reverse scenario were true …

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