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Race and the criminal justice system

Race and the criminal justice system

a Home Office publication under section 95 of the Criminal Justice Act 1991.

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Published by Home Office in Croydon .
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ContributionsGreat Britain. Home Office., Great Britain.
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Understanding how today’s criminal justice crisis is rooted in our country’s history of racial injustice requires truthfully facing that history and its legacy. EJI is challenging the presumption of guilt and dangerousness in our work inside and outside .


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