In your first discussion post analyze whether or not there is a systematic discrimination in our criminal justice system and conclude why or why not? Reference information from your reading including the theoretical perspectives on inequality and crime discussed. Also refer to outside sources to include the Arizona Bill 1070; explain the Bill and its impact on Arizona.
Please refer to your readings, lecture notes, the video for review and the websites provided to answer the following questions:
- Explain systematic discrimination and provide examples.
- What are some of the explanations for the over-representation of minorities as criminals and victims of crime, according to what you have read?
REMEMBER – This is not an opinion based assignment, it is a research-based discussion where applying course material to support your points is required.
Minimum of 300 words
Include attached files as sources. and also use the book (https://www.amazon.com/Color-Justice-Ethnicity-Crime-America/dp/1337091863) as a source also