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Racial and ethnic disparities in sentencing outcomes for drug offenders in Washington State

Rodney L. Engen

Racial and ethnic disparities in sentencing outcomes for drug offenders in Washington State

FY 1996 to FY 1999 : final report

by Rodney L. Engen

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Published by Washington State Minority and Justice Commission in [Seattle] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Washington (State)
    • Subjects:
    • Sentences (Criminal procedure) -- Washington (State) -- Statistics.,
    • Criminal statistics -- Washington (State),
    • Discrimination in criminal justice administration -- Washington (State) -- Statistics.,
    • Narcotic laws -- Washington (State)

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRodney L. Engen, Randy R. Gainey, Sara Steen.
      GenreStatistics.
      ContributionsGainey, Randy R., Steen, Sara., Washington State Minority and Justice Commission.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKFW583.2 .E54 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 90 p. ;
      Number of Pages90
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL123572M
      LC Control Number99491839
      OCLC/WorldCa42670876

      Furthermore, 35 of the 40 studies only analyze sentencing outcomes in jurisdictions and periods that have implemented some version of a determinate or guidelines-based sentencing structure, designed, in part, to eliminate racial disparities in sentencing. The results of the studies indicate thatracially discriminatory sentencing persists despite. Race in the United States criminal justice system refers to the unique experiences and disparities in the United States in regard to the policing and prosecuting of various races. There have been different outcomes for different racial groups in convicting and sentencing felons in .

      04_SPOHN_BP (DO NOT DELETE) 3/19/ PM THE EFFECTS OF THE OFFENDER’S RACE, ETHNICITY, AND SEX ON FEDERAL SENTENCING OUTCOMES IN THE GUIDELINES ERA CASSIA SPOHN* I INTRODUCTION Social scientists have conducted dozens of studies designed to untangle the. Since the rise of the prison population, speculations about the racial backgrounds of the inmates have been a major concern. Racial and ethnic minorities accounted for 68% of prison inmates, which rose from 60% in Racial disparities in incarceration generally increased in the s and s as the number of Blac Word Count:

      offense. These data allow us to compare the sentencing outcomes for black and white men who are arrested for the same offenses and appear comparable when they enter the federal justice system. We thus estimate the extent to which observed racial disparities in federal sentences can be explained by differences in arrest offense characteristics Cited by: Released yesterday, the Sentencing Project’s latest report found that, despite promising reforms leading to reductions in the prison population, racial and ethnic disparities in the prison system continue to undermine perceptions of justice in America. Across the country, African Americans are incarcerated in state prisons at a rate that is 5.


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Racial and ethnic disparities in sentencing outcomes for drug offenders in Washington State by Rodney L. Engen Download PDF EPUB FB2

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[Rodney L Engen; Randy R Gainey; Sara Steen; Washington State Minority and Justice Commission.]. Racial, Ethnic, and Gender Disparities In Federal Sentencing Today A. Examining Group Differences 1. Disparity, Discrimination, and Adverse Impacts Fair sentencing is individualized sentencing.

Unwarranted disparity is defined as different treatment of individual offenders who are similar in relevant ways, or similar treatment of individual. Interaction models are estimated to determine the influence of drug offense type on racial and ethnic sentencing disparities.

Differences in sentencing outcomes are also examined following. Racial and ethnic sentencing disparities are frequently conditioned by offender and case characteristics (e.g., gender, crime type).

Offenders’ criminal history is a potentially important. Annie E. Casey Foundation Highlights Our Use of Data In Attacking Racial & Ethnic Disparities.

The JJDPA, enacted inis long overdue for reauthorization. As noted above, prior amendments have highlighted the racial disparities that plague juvenile justice, first at. RACIAL, ETHNIC, AND GENDER DISPARITIES IN SENTENCING: EVIDENCE FROM THE U.S.

FEDERAL COURTS* DAVID B. MUSTARD University of Georgia Abstract This paper examines 77, federal offenders sentenced under the Sentencing Reform Act of and concludes the following. First, after controlling for extensive crimino.

RACIAL, ETHNIC, AND GENDER DISPARITIES IN SENTENCING: EVIDENCE FROM THE U.S. FEDERAL COURTS* were designed to eliminate sentencing disparities and state explicitly that race, * I thank Gary S. Becker, George Benston, Kevin Blackwell, Christopher Cornwell, Russell C.

examined the drug offenders from –92 and concluded that their. An Analysis of Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Case Dispositions and Sentencing Outcomes for to be sentenced to prison for a drug offense between andbut that this difference is racial/ethnic disparities in these financial indicators, this may translate into disparities in pre -trial.

Racial and Ethnic Sentencing Disparities in California's Federal Drug Sentencing United States v. Booker, but we found no clear impact of the case with regard to racial or ethnic disparities in sentencing outcomes. Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation.

Chen, Elsa and Nomura, Kevin, And Justice for All. Racial and Ethnic Sentencing Author: Elsa Y. Chen, Kevin Nomura.

The racial dynamics in sentencing have changed over time and reflect a move from explicit racism to more surreptitious manifestations and outcomes.

In this publication, The Sentencing Project reviews the research literature of the past twenty years on racial disparity in sentencing, organizing the findings in. Racial Disparities in Crack and Powder Cocaine Sentencing Racial disparities are particularly pronounced in cocaine sentencing.

As part of the Anti-Drug Abuse Act ofCongress ignored empirical evidence and created a to-1 disparity between the amounts of crack and powder cocaine required to trigger certain mandatory.

Thus, a bunch of scholars have decided to dedicate their professions and lives to criminal justice reform designing and maintaining afterwards. Mainly, this reform comprised the questions of death penalty in terms of racial disparities, sentencing reform, and drug obsession treatment.

“Black death-row convicts in Illinois to win their freedom. Jan 01,  · Decomposing Racial Disparities in Prison and Drug Treatment Commitments for Criminal Offenders in California.

John The issue of racial disparities in sentencing for drug offenders is especially relevant in light of the tremendous rise in drug We can then write the difference in mean outcomes for the two racial/ethnic groups as: Cited by: Jan 31,  · Rodney L. Engen et al., Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Sentencing Outcomes for Drug Offenders in Washington State: FY to Fy ().

Two general findings of. The Pennsylvania State University McNair Faculty Research Advisor: Dr. Laurie Scheuble, Ph.D Senior Lecturer in Sociology College of Liberal Arts The Pennsylvania State University Abstract Numerous studies examining racial and ethnic disparities and/or discrimination in judicial sentencing have been done with inconsistent results.

Racial Disparity in Sentencing Racial disparity in sentencing in the criminal justice system is a problematic issue. Racial disparities in the sentencing of criminals is a problem in contemporary society and it must be solved II.

but Blacks constitute 38 % of those arrested for drug crimes and 59 % of those in state prison for drug. What It’s Like to Be Black in the Criminal Justice System These eight charts suggest there are racial disparities at every phase of the justice system.

• Racial disparities are found at all stages of criminal justice processing. • The sources of such disparities include actual or implicit bias and several types of disparate impact on non-white offenders. Sep 14,  · How race and social class ties into mandatory minimum sentencing September 14, In regards to race, in Hispanic accounted for % of offenders convicted for a mandatory minimum penalty, while African Americans had %, Whites had %, and other races composed of %.

“Reducing racial disparities in drug sentencing: an. Oct 10,  · There is a cost, both financial and moral, to maintaining racial and ethnic disparities.

The Color of Justice: Racial and Ethnic Disparity in State Prisons 13 CONCLUSION Criminal justice reform has become a regular component of mainstream domestic policy discussions over the last several years.

The Institute of Medicine (IOM) definition of racial-ethnic disparities in health care provides a conceptual framework that can be applied to the measurement of racial-ethnic disparities in receipt of substance abuse treatment and provides guidance on how to account for criminal history and socioeconomic status in the measurement of disparities Cited by: Abstract This paper examines 77, federal offenders sentenced under the Sentencing Reform Act of and concludes the following.

First, after controlling for extensive criminological, demographic, and socioeconomic variables, I found that blacks, males, and offenders with low levels of education and income receive substantially longer sentences.Sentence disparity is a term used to describe the variations and equities that result when defendants convicted of the same crime receive varying sentences; may refer also to varying sentences from state to state.

An example of sentencing disparity is if a three-time offender in one jurisdiction receives 5 years for armed robbery, whereas a.