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Promoting Diversity in the Criminal Justice System
Boston Bar Journal (2015)
  • R. Michael Cassidy
Abstract
The decisions of grand juries in Missouri and New York not to indict police officers responsible for shooting unarmed black men has sparked intense debate in this country about racial disparities in our criminal justice system.  Turning this public outcry into meaningful reform will not be easy.  But if public confidence in law enforcement is going to be strengthened, one important step is to make sure that the most powerful actors in our criminal justice system mirror the racial composition of the communities they represent.
Publication Date
April 22, 2015
Citation Information
R. Michael Cassidy. "Promoting Diversity in the Criminal Justice System" Boston Bar Journal (2015)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/r_michael_cassidy/46/