Racial, Ethnic Disparities Stubbornly Endure in Juvenile Justice System, Expert Says
Juvenile Justice Information Exchange
April 18, 2016

The Juvenile Justice Information Exchange highlights how race and racial bias subtly and expressly influence people’s decision-making

“Fairness is a fundamental value in our society, and it’s important in this juvenile justice system. Unfairness creates ineffectiveness,” said Tiana Davis, the policy director for equity and justice at the Center of Law and Children’s Policy. “We want to make sure that we are fairly treating youth that are coming into the system, and that we’re being effective.

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