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Shadow Report to the United Nations on Racial Disparities in Sentencing in the United States

July 14, 2022
The Sentencing Project and the ACLU submitted a shadow report to the United Nations on the impact of racial disparities in sentencing.

This joint shadow report from The Sentencing Project and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) submitted to the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination details the impact of racial disparities in criminal sentencing and imprisonment.

 
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