Policing the Black Man: Arrest, Prosecution, and Imprisonment

Policing the Black Man: Arrest, Prosecution, and Imprisonment

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ISBN-13: 9780525436614
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 05/15/2018
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 352
Sales rank: 165,424
Product dimensions: 5.10(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

ANGELA J. DAVIS is a professor of law at the American University and a former director of the D.C. Public Defender Service. She is the author of Arbitrary Justice: The Power of the American Prosecutor and the coeditor of several books on criminal law and procedure. She has also written many articles and contributed chapters to many books on prosecutorial power and racial disparities in the criminal justice system.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 
 
Introduction 
Angela J. Davis 
 
A Presumption of Guilt: The Legacy of America’s History of Racial Injustice
Bryan Stevenson 
 
The Endurance of Racial Disparity in the Criminal Justice System 
Marc Mauer 
 
Boys to Men: The Role of Policing in the Socialization of Black Boys 
Kristin Henning 
 
Racial Profiling: The Law, the Policy, and the Practice 
Renée McDonald Hutchins 
 
Making Implicit Bias Explicit: Black Men and the Police 
Katheryn Russell- Brown 
 
Policing: A Model for the Twenty-first Century 
Tracey Meares and Tom Tyler 
 
The Prosecution of Black Men 
Angela J. Davis
 
The Grand Jury and Police Violence Against Black Men 
Roger A. Fairfax, Jr.
 
Elected Prosecutors and Police Accountability 
Ronald F. Wright
 
Do Black Lives Matter to the Courts? 
Jin Hee Lee and Sherrilyn A. Ifill
 
Poverty, Violence, and Black Incarceration 
Jeremy Travis and Bruce Western

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