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

  title={Are Immigrants and Their Descendants Discriminated against in the Danish Criminal Justice System?},
  author={Lars I Holmberg and Britta Kyvsgaard},
  journal={Journal of Scandinavian Studies in Criminology and Crime Prevention},
  pages={125 - 142}
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… 

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