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Tag: white supremacy
This is the point in the course in which the class considers whether negligence should be criminalized. As usual though the class discussion tends to focus on abstract and elusive notions of objectivity that erase the social context from the reality of the “facts.”
04.10.2016
 
This is one of the few cases in which you will see a robust dissent. Each of the dissenting opinions offers its own insight into what the majority either fails to consider or chooses to ignore.
04.10.2016
 
No one seriously disputes that the effects of the criminal justice are racially biased. However, some law professors attribute that bias to a background of deep social inequality while others dismiss this social background as playing an insignificant role. There was inequality. Then there was not. More or less, the problems that exist in poor communities of color are problems of their own making.
04.10.2016
 
This is the one case in the first-year Criminal Law course in which professors are more likely than not to bring out the racial context of the case. If the professor does not mention it, then they probably should not be teaching criminal law.
04.10.2016