Mass incarceration has disproportionately impacted communities of color over the past 41 years. Indeed, policies that are currently operating as a result of the “War on Drugs” have created large racial disparities in drug convictions.
Kaid Tipton - Economics
Latent Effects of Legalization
Many proponents of criminal justice reform argue that just as certain policies have led to the creation of racial disparities in drug convictions, the creation of new policies and laws might also be able to reduce or eliminate these disparities. For this research project, I use longitudinal data of all Washington State convictions...