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About Crime and Punishment
This guide provides selective course-specific resources for MET CJ701: Crime and Punishment.
Racial Disparities in the Massachusetts Criminal SystemThis report explores the factors that lead to persistent racial disparities in the Massachusetts criminal system by leveraging detailed administrative data from several agencies, including the Massachusetts Trial Court, the Department of Criminal Justice Information Services, and the Department of Correction. These data provide a useful, if incomplete, window into several different stages of the criminal system from charging and bail to adjudication and sentencing.