Prior to working on this assignment, read the following article. The Color of Justice: Racial and Ethnic Disparities in State PrisonsLinks to an external site. explores the racial disparities found in state prisons on the Sentencing Project website.

Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice

In your paper, answer the following questions:

  • Define racial subordination and the ways its legacy in the U.S. has influenced the criminal justice system.
  • Summarize the factors associated with biased policies, policing, and prosecutorial
  • Identify the racial differences in the rates of incarceration for people of color and White
  • Describe the three contributors to the racial disparities described in the
  • Analyze the recommendations associated with criminal justice reform (e.g., mandatory minimum sentencing, transfer of juveniles to adult prisons, etc.).
  • Compare the states that have large racial disparities associated with the ratios of Black/White and Latinx/White incarcerated individuals in state prisons.

The Sentencing Project paper

Requirements: Must be three to five double-spaced pages in length (not including title and reference pages) and formatted according to APA StyleLinks to an external site. as outlined in the Writing Center’s APA Formatting forLinks to an external site. Microsoft Word