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Probe Finds Race Bias in Miami Courts

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Probe Finds Race Bias in Miami Courts

Probe Finds Race Bias in Miami Courts

Probe Finds Race Bias in Miami Courts

Only Available in Archive Formats.

An investigation by reporters for The Miami Herald alleges white criminal offenders in Florida are more likely to have their convictions quashed than blacks who are charged with the exact same crime. The report sheds light on apparent abuse of a law meant to give a fresh start to first-time criminals. NPR's Tony Cox speaks with a reporter for The Miami Herald, as well as a former head of the Black Lawyers Association.