Racism In The Criminal Justice System

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1. I hold a belief that there is an issue with race in the criminal justice system. Given historically the black codes, and racist discrimination policy I know that the criminal justice system has not had a good record dealing with race. In regard to racial progress I do believe we have improved as a country in dealing with discrimination in the justice system. The issue arises how much have we improved when there is still news of minorities disproportionally being arrested and criminal justice being harsher on them. Institutional racism still exists and some communities face it more than others. The criminal justice system does have some issues with racism in certain communities and have to face discrimination.

2. I am inclined to believe