Search Results
Race & Social Inequity eJournal

Race & Social Inequity

SSRN’s Race & Social Inequity eJournal highlights early-stage research related to systemic racism, racial violence, law enforcement reform, and social justice movements. It is our hope that these insights from fields of study such as anthropology, criminal justice, law, philosophy, and political science will contribute to the ongoing dialog and help to bring about lasting change.

287,871 Total downloads | Link to this page | Subscribe to this eJournal (requires login)

Viewing: 1 - 50 of 823 papers

1.

Whiteness as Property

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 106, No. 8, p. 1707, 1993, UCLA School of Law Research Paper No. 06-35
Number of pages: 87 Posted: 31 Aug 2006
Accepted Paper Series
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 13,156
2.

Do White Police Officers Unfairly Target Black Suspects?

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 16 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2020
Working Paper Series
Crime Prevention Research Center and College of William and Mary - Department of Economics
Downloads 8,252
3.

Race, the War on Drugs, and the Collateral Consequences of Criminal Conviction

Journal of Gender, Race & Justice, Vol. 6. p. 253, 2002
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 06 May 2003 Last Revised: 14 Apr 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of California, Davis - School of Law
Downloads 6,466
4.

Racial Disparity in Federal Criminal Charging and Its Sentencing Consequences

U of Michigan Law & Econ, Empirical Legal Studies Center Paper No. 12-002
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 16 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 02 Jun 2012
Working Paper Series
University of British Columbia and University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 6,254
5.

Jay-Z’s 99 Problems, Verse 2: A Close Reading with Fourth Amendment Guidance for Cops and Perps

St. Louis University Law Journal, Vol. 56, No. 567, 2012
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 13 Aug 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Brown White & Osborn LLP
Downloads 5,373
6.

Do Judges Vary in Their Treatment of Race?

Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 41, No. 2 (June 2012), pp. 347-383, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 11-07
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 02 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania Law School, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 4,902
7.

Dirty Data, Bad Predictions: How Civil Rights Violations Impact Police Data, Predictive Policing Systems, and Justice

94 N.Y.U. L. REV. ONLINE 192 (2019)
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 05 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 14 Jan 2020
Working Paper Series
AI Now Institute, New York University School of Law and AI Now Institute
Downloads 4,810
8.

Extreme Protest Tactics Reduce Popular Support for Social Movements

Rotman School of Management Working Paper No. 2911177
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 04 Feb 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Toronto - Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management, Stanford University and University of Toronto - Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management
Downloads 4,701
9.

Policing a Free Society

Policing a Free Society Cambridge, Mass: Ballinger Pub. Co. (1977), Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1349
Number of pages: 374 Posted: 24 Apr 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of Wisconsin Law School
Downloads 4,216
10.

Racial Critiques of Mass Incarceration: Beyond the New Jim Crow

NYU Law Review, April 2012, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 243
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 29 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 20 Mar 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Yale University - Law School
Downloads 4,141
11.

Risk, Race, & Recidivism: Predictive Bias and Disparate Impact

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 08 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2016
Working Paper Series
University of California, Berkeley and Government of the United States of America - Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts
Downloads 3,812
12.

Racism, Discrimination and the Over-Representation of Indigenous People in the Criminal Justice System: Some Conceptual and Explanatory Issues

Current Issues in Criminal Justice, 17(3), 329-346 (2006)
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 25 Jul 2013
Working Paper Series
Jumbunna Institute for Indigenous Education and Research,University of Technology Sydney
Downloads 3,751
13.

Racial Capitalism

126 Harvard Law Review 2151 (2013), U Denver Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-30
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 24 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 25 Jul 2017
Accepted Paper Series
University of Denver Sturm College of Law
Downloads 3,387
14.

Criminalizing Race: Racial Disparities in Plea Bargaining

Boston College Law Review, Vol. 59, 2018 (Forthcoming), Loyola Law School, Los Angeles Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2017-39
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 15 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Loyola Law School Los Angeles
Downloads 3,354
15.

Administrative Records Mask Racially Biased Policing

Number of pages: 73 Posted: 15 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 18 May 2020
Working Paper Series
Princeton University, Princeton University - Department of Political Science and Princeton University
Downloads 3,198
16.

Are Emily and Greg More Employable than Lakisha and Jamal? A Field Experiment on Labor Market Discrimination

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 03-22
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 15 Jul 2003
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Harvard University - Department of Economics

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

Downloads 2,959
17.

Immigration Enforcement and Subordination: The Consequences of Racial Profiling after September 11

Connecticut Law Review, Vol. 34, p. 1185, 2002
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 22 Aug 2006
Accepted Paper Series
University of California, Irvine School of Law
Downloads 2,887
18.

Donald Trump and 'Reverse Racism'

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 03 Feb 2016
Working Paper Series
Independent
Downloads 2,819
19.

Collective Bargaining Rights and Police Misconduct: Evidence from Florida

University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 831, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 655
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 05 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2019
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago Law School, University of Chicago Law School and University of Chicago - Law School

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

Downloads 2,800
20.

Muslim Profiles Post-9/11: Is Racial Profiling an Effective Counterterrorist Measure and Does it Violate the Right to Be Free from Discrimination?

U Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 288, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 123
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 30 Mar 2006
Working Paper Series
Columbia University
Downloads 2,721
21.

The Department of Education's Obama-Era Initiative on Racial Disparities in School Discipline: Wrong For Students and Teachers, Wrong on the Law

Texas Review of Law & Politics, Forthcoming, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 18-321
Number of pages: 97 Posted: 19 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2018
Working Paper Series
University of San Diego School of Law and Independent
Downloads 2,694
22.

Words that Wound: A Tort Action for Racial Insults, Epithets, and Name-Calling

Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review, Vol. 17, p. 133, 1982, Seattle University School of Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 08 Feb 2012
Accepted Paper Series
University of Alabama - School of Law
Downloads 2,406
23.

Street Stops and Broken Windows: Terry, Race and Disorder in New York City

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 01 Feb 2001
Accepted Paper Series
Columbia Law School and Simon Fraser University (SFU) - School of Criminology
Downloads 2,398
24.

White Sexual Imperialism: A Theory of Asian Feminist Jurisprudence

Washington and Lee Journal of Civil Rights and Social Justice Law, Vol. 13, 2008
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 28 May 2008
Accepted Paper Series
Santa Clara University
Downloads 2,343
25.

The Internet and Racial Hate Crime: Offline Spillovers from Online Access

MIS Quarterly, Vol. 40, Issue 2, pp. 381-403, June 2016, NET Institute Working Paper No. 13-02
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 07 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2016
Accepted Paper Series
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management, New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Downloads 2,035
26.

Socializing Schools: Addressing Racial Disparities in Discipline Through Restorative Justice

Thalia González, Socializing Schools: Addressing Racial Disparities in Discipline Through Restorative Justice, in CLOSING THE SCHOOL DISCIPLINE GAP: EQUITABLE REMEDIES FOR EXCESSIVE EXCLUSION (Daniel J. Losen ed., 2014).
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 08 Feb 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Occidental College
Downloads 2,031
27.

Does Unconscious Racial Bias Affect Trial Judges?

Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 84, No. 3, 2009, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 09-11
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 08 Apr 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Cornell Law School, Cornell Law School, California Central District Court and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 2,022
28.

Making Race Salient: Trayvon Martin and Implicit Bias in a Not Yet Post-Racial Society

91 N.C.L. Rev. 1555 , GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-97, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2013-97
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 29 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 05 Oct 2018
Accepted Paper Series
George Washington University Law School
Downloads 1,840
29.

The Central Park Five, the Scottsboro Boys, and the Myth of the Bestial Black Man

Cardozo Law Review, Vol. 25, p. 1315, 2004
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 13 Oct 2005
Accepted Paper Series
American University - Washington College of Law
Downloads 1,763
30.

Race, Civil Rights, and Immigration Law after September 11, 2001: The Targeting of Arabs and Muslims

Number of pages: 127 Posted: 17 Jan 2003
Accepted Paper Series
Boston University School of Law and University of California, Davis - School of Law
Downloads 1,750
31.

However Kindly Intentioned: Structural Racism and Volunteer CASA Programs

20 CUNY L. Rev. 23, March 2017
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 28 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Brooklyn Law School and King County Department of Public Defense
Downloads 1,725
32.

Making Inferences About Racial Disparities in Police Violence

Number of pages: 1 Posted: 06 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2019
Working Paper Series
Princeton University and Princeton University
Downloads 1,712
33.

'All Eyez on Me': America's War on Drugs and the Prison-Industrial Complex

Journal of Gender, Race and Justice, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 05 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 10 Sep 2018
Accepted Paper Series
University of Arkansas at Little Rock - William H. Bowen School of Law
Downloads 1,700
34.

A Resource Guide on Racial Profiling Data Collection Systems: Promising Practices and Lessons Learned

Northeastern University School of Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 08 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 12 Apr 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Northeastern University - School of Law, Northeastern University and Northeastern University - College of Social Sciences & Humanities
Downloads 1,666
35.

Organizational Culture and Police Misconduct

George Washington Law Review, Vol. 72, No. 3, 2004, UVA School of Law, Public Law Working Paper No. 03-6
Number of pages: 94 Posted: 03 Jun 2003 Last Revised: 24 Aug 2016
Accepted Paper Series
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 1,649
36.

Race and Equality: A Study of Ethnic Minorities in Hong Kong's Education System

University of Hong Kong Centre for Comparative and Public Law, Occasional Paper No. 12, 2004
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 10 May 2010
Working Paper Series
The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law
Downloads 1,603
37.

The Civil Rights Revolution Comes to Immigration Law: A New Look at the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965

North Carolina Law Review, Vol. 75, p. 273, 1996
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 18 Apr 2008
Accepted Paper Series
University of California, Davis - School of Law
Downloads 1,595
38.

Preserving Racial Identity: Population Patterns and the Application of Anti-Miscegenation Statutes to Asian Americans, 1910-1950

Berkeley Asian Law Journal, Vol. 9, p. 1, 2002
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Sep 2004 Last Revised: 14 Apr 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of California, Davis - School of Law and New York University School of Law
Downloads 1,584
39.

The Geography of Racial Stereotyping: Evidence and Implications for VRA Preclearance After Shelby County

California Law Review, Vol. 102, No. 3, pp. 1123-1180 (2014), UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 339
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 11 May 2013 Last Revised: 11 Dec 2019
Accepted Paper Series
University of California, Davis - School of Law and University of Connecticut, School of Law
Downloads 1,584
40.

Trojan Horses of Race

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 118, February 2005, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 627381, UCLA School of Law Research Paper No. 04-25
Number of pages: 105 Posted: 10 Dec 2004 Last Revised: 30 Jul 2008
Accepted Paper Series
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 1,580
41.

A Fresh Cut in an Old Wound – A Critical Analysis of the Trayvon Martin Killing: The Public Outcry, the Prosecutors’ Discretion, and the Stand Your Ground Law

23 U. Fla. J.L. & Pub. Pol'y 271 (2012), St. Thomas University School of Law (Florida) Research Paper No. 2015-04
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 16 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2015
Accepted Paper Series
St. Thomas University School of Law
Downloads 1,541
42.

The Impact of Mass Incarceration on Poverty

Crime and Delinquency, February 12, 2009
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 23 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2010
Accepted Paper Series
Villanova University and Villanova University - College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Downloads 1,525
43.

Patterns of Injustice: Police Brutality in the Courts

Buffalo Law Review Vol. 47, No. 3, p. 1275, 1999
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 22 Jul 1999 Last Revised: 21 Mar 2017
Working Paper Series
DePaul University - College of Law
Downloads 1,500
44.

Reducing Mass Incarceration: Lessons from the Deinstitutionalization of Mental Hospitals in the 1960s

U of Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 542, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 335
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 27 Jan 2011
Working Paper Series
Columbia University
Downloads 1,496
45.

Racial Discrimination in the Sharing Economy: Evidence from a Field Experiment

American Economic Journal: Applied Economics 9, no. 2 (April 2017) 1-22, Harvard Business School NOM Unit Working Paper No. 16-069
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 12 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 24 Jul 2018
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard University - HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit, Harvard University - Business School (HBS) and Harvard Business School
Downloads 1,451
46.

Shades of Brown: The Law of Skin Color

Duke Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 7
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 22 Mar 2001
Accepted Paper Series
Duke University School of Law
Downloads 1,427
47.

Dismantling the School-to-Prison Pipeline: Tools for Change

48 Arizona State Law Journal 313 (2016)., University of Florida Levin College of Law Research Paper No. 16-2
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 09 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 02 Aug 2016
Accepted Paper Series
University of Florida Levin College of Law
Downloads 1,383
48.

Can Voter ID Laws Be Administered in a Race-Neutral Manner? Evidence from the City of Boston in 2008

Quarterly Journal of Political Science, Vol. 7, No 1, pp 1-33
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 14 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Suffolk University - Department of Government, Harvard University - Center on the Legal Profession and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Political Science
Downloads 1,356
49.

Critical Race Theory: An Introduction

New York University Press, 2011, Seattle University School of Law Research Paper No. 10-22
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 17 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 22 May 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of Alabama - School of Law and University of Alabama - School of Law
Downloads 1,351
50.

Implicit Bias in Judicial Decision Making How It Affects Judgment and What Judges Can Do About It

Chapter 5: American Bar Association, Enhancing Justice (2017), Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 17-16
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 05 May 2017
Working Paper Series
California Central District Court and Cornell Law School
Downloads 1,348