Criminal Justice System

Criminal Justice System

UW Witness to Innocence Panel Highlights Inequalities in Criminal Justice System

Sabrina Butler-Smith, right, talking to attendees of a panel held at the University of Washington School of Law on October 5. This Witness to Innocence panel provided an outlet for Butler-Smith and Randal Padgett to share their stories about being innocent and sentenced to death and to voice their opposition to the death penalty. (Photo by Lyndsey Brollini)
Local
Seventeen. That is how old she was when her nine-month-old son died. That same day she was arrested for child abuse and the murder of her son. ...
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Report: LGBT People of Color Face Discrimination, Bias, Abuse in Criminal Justice System

National
The report paints a comprehensive portrait of how LGBT people of color are unfairly treated and abused in the system. ...
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Broken Justice System Targets and Harms LGBT People, Study Finds

National
A new report offers comprehensive analysis of how LGBT people, and particularly LGBT people of color, face higher rates of incarceration and unfair treatment and abuse in the criminal justice system. ...
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