Are Immigrants and Their Descendants Discriminated against in the Danish Criminal Justice System?

@article{Holmberg2003AreIA,
  title={Are Immigrants and Their Descendants Discriminated against in the Danish Criminal Justice System?},
  author={L. Holmberg and Britta Kyvsgaard},
  journal={Journal of Scandinavian Studies in Criminology and Crime Prevention},
  year={2003},
  volume={4},
  pages={125 - 142}
}
  • L. Holmberg, Britta Kyvsgaard
  • Published 2003
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Scandinavian Studies in Criminology and Crime Prevention
  • The study presents Danish data from 2000 showing disparities between persons with a Danish background and persons with a foreign background regarding their treatment in the criminal justice system. Persons with a foreign background are more likely to be arrested in relation to a charge, they are more likely to be remanded in custody without subsequently being convicted, and they are more likely not to be convicted when charged with an offence. Controlling for a number of factors regarding the… CONTINUE READING
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