Wednesday, August 20, 2008

New York City's Marijuana Arrest Crusade: 400,000 arrests show racial bias

In Spring 2008, New York Civil Liberties Union released a startling report entitled Marijuana Arrest Crusade Racial Bias and Police Policy in New York 1997-2007. The Report shows 400,000 New York residents were arrested in 10 years: 52% of those arrested were black; 31% were latino.

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