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Hate Crimes: Criminal Law and Identity Politics
This is a book review of Hate Crimes: Criminal Law and Identity Politics, by James Jacob and Kimberly Potter (Oxford University Press, 2000).
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Policing Hatred: Law Enforcement, Civil Rights, and Hate Crime
Policing Hatred explores the intersection of race and law in the controversial area of hate crime. An in-depth ethnographic portrait of how hate crime law works in practice, Policing Hatred exposesExpand
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Hate Thy Neighbor: Move-In Violence and the Persistence of Racial Segregation in American Housing
  • J. Bell
  • Political Science
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Despite increasing racial tolerance and national diversity, neighborhood segregation remains a very real problem in cities across America. Scholars, government officials, and the general public haveExpand
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Demise of the Talented Tenth: Affirmative Action and the Increasing Underrpresentation of Ascendant Blacks at Selective Educational Institutions
Over the past 30 years America has experienced both a substantial increase in the percentage of blacks multiracial blacks and an unprecedented influx of voluntary immigration of blacks primarily fromExpand
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Deciding When Hate is a Crime: The First Amendment, Police Detectives, and the Identification of Hate Crime
This Article adds to the debate a story of how hate crime law is enforced, based on the experiences of the police detectives who are required to enforce hate crime law. Part I of this ArticleExpand
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Policing and Surveillance
Some of what officers do in incidents suspected of being bias crimes is similar to what they do with other cases that are not believed to be bias-motivated. For instance, if the crime is reported toExpand
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'Behind this Mortal Bone': The (In)Effectiveness of Torture
This Essay addresses the theoretical debate on torture in an empirical way. It urges that as part of our evaluation of the merits of torture, we take a shrewd look at the quality of informationExpand
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O Say, Can You See: Free Expression by the Light of Fiery Crosses
This Article presents a comprehensive, context-based theory which both places cross burning in its proper doctrinal framework and recognizes the history of cross burning as one of Ku KluxExpand
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Policing Hatred: Police Bias Units and the Construction of Hate Crime
Much of the scholarly debate about hate crime laws focuses on a discussion of their constitutionality under the First Amendment. Part of larger empirical study of police methods of investigating hateExpand
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