Racial Profiling and Criminal Justice

@article{Ryberg2011RacialPA,
  title={Racial Profiling and Criminal Justice},
  author={Jesper Ryberg},
  journal={The Journal of Ethics},
  year={2011},
  volume={15},
  pages={79-88}
}
  • J. Ryberg
  • Published 1 June 2011
  • Law
  • The Journal of Ethics
According to the main argument in favour of the practice of racial profiling as a low enforcement tactic, the use of race as a targeting factor helps the police to apprehend more criminals. In the following, this argument is challenged. It is argued that, given the assumption that criminals are currently being punished too severely in Western countries, the apprehension of more criminals may not constitute a reason in favour of racial profiling at all. 
The Art of the Unseen: Three challenges for Racial Profiling
This article analyses the moral status of racial profiling from a consequentialist perspective and argues that, contrary to what proponents of racial profiling might assume, there is a prima facie
Retributivism and Resources
A traditional overall distinction between the various versions of retributive theories of punishment is that between positive and negative retributivism. This article addresses the question of what
Surveillance Technologies, Wrongful Criminalisation, and the Presumption of Innocence
The potential of surveillance practices to undermine the presumption of innocence is a growing concern amongst critics of surveillance. This paper attempts to assess the impact of surveillance on the
The Others: Self-Perception And Social Stratification Amongst Incarcerated United States Citizens
This research examines how the experiences of incarceration affects the identity and social stratification within jailed/imprisoned populations. To this end, the focus of this project is on how
Understanding the Historical Influences on Contemporary Assessment and Counseling Issues of African American Offenders
Abstract Purpose Drawing on the slavery history of the United States, the theoretical framework of the post-traumatic slave syndrome is used to understand the influences and challenges of

References

SHOWING 1-8 OF 8 REFERENCES
Rethinking Racial Profiling: A Critique of the Economics, Civil Liberties, and Constitutional Literature, and of Criminal Profiling More Generally
New data on highway stops and searches from across the country have spawned renewed debate over racial profiling on the roads. The new data reveal consistently disproportionate searches of minority
Why Racial Profiling Is Hard to Justify: A Response to Risse and Zeckhauser
In their article, "Racial Profiling," Risse and Zeckhauser offer a qualified defense of racial profiling in a racist society, such as the contemporary United States of America. It is a qualified
Muslim Profiles Post-9/11: Is Racial Profiling an Effective Counterterrorist Measure and Does it Violate the Right to be Free from Discrimination?
Racial profiling as a defensive counterterrorism measure necessarily implicates a rights trade-off: if effective, racial profiling limits the right of young Muslim men to be free from discrimination
U.S. experiences with racial and ethnic profiling: history, current issues, and the future
The issue of racial and ethnic bias in policing has been the focus of legal and criminal justice scholarship, court action, and public debate in the U.S. for a number of years. The issue has also
Sentence Severity and Crime: Accepting the Null Hypothesis
The literature on the effects of sentence severity on crime levels has been reviewed numerous times in the past twenty-five years. Most reviews conclude that there is little or no consistent evidence
The Ethics of Proportionate Punishment: A Critical Investigation
Introduction. 1. Why consider proportionalism? 2. A brief overview. Notes. 1: Proportionalism and its Justifications. 1. What is proportionalism? 2. The simple desert theory. 3. The expressionist
Censure and sanctions
Censure and proportionality dominion and censure (with Andrew Ashworth) seriousness and severity anchoring hybrid models intermediate sanctions penance and personalized desert degradingness and