Race and Criminal History as Determinants of Sympathy toward Exonerated Persons

Young, Keli A.

Research has shown that people choose to believe information in spite of it being proved inaccurate and that inadmissible evidence in criminal trials has a harsher effect on Black defendants than White defendants. Similarly, it has been found that White men with criminal records have more employment opportunities than Black men without criminal records. This study is a 2x2 (Race: Blac... read more

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