Browsing Thesis and Dissertations by Subject "Judicial discretion"
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Racial stereotypes, gendered crimes, and judicial discretion: A multi-level examination of the effect of race and gender on sentencing disparities (2020-04-09)The American justice system is predicated on the assumption of equality under the law. Central to this assumption is the impartiality of judges. Notably, this decision-making process is performed in situational and ...