Drug Prosecutions: Racial Disparity, San Diego State and U.S. News Rankings

On October 7, 2014, Posted by , In Criminal Law, By ,, , With No Comments

(Marc Miller) Human Rights Watch recently reported that the depressing old story that African Americans are disproportionately drug defendants remains true. (News story here.)  One reason may be political;  drug search warrants of wealthier, whiter neighborhoods have a higher success rate (see Lawrence Benner, Racial Disparity in Narcotics Search Warrants,…