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How Can We End Systemic Racism in the US Legal System?

NEW YORK, Dec 23 (IPS) - A new multi-pronged approach aims to make a strategic breach in the discrimination deadlockSystemic racism in the US has had devastating consequences for generations of individuals from diverse backgrounds. Our legal system, which is intended to be color-blind, should be an essential tool in eliminating racism. But instead—despite legislative, educational and social efforts aiming to provide equal access to justice—the US ranks only 21st in the World Justice Project Rule of Law Index 2020.Read the full story, “How Can We End Systemic Racism in the US Legal System?”, on globalissues.org →

NEW YORK, Dec 23 (IPS) – A new multi-pronged approach aims to make a strategic breach in the discrimination deadlockSystemic racism in the US has had devastating consequences for generations of individuals from diverse backgrounds. Our legal system, which is intended to be color-blind, should be an essential tool in eliminating racism. But instead—despite legislative, educational and social efforts aiming to provide equal access to justice—the US ranks only 21st in the World Justice Project Rule of Law Index 2020.Read the full story, “How Can We End Systemic Racism in the US Legal System?”, on globalissues.org →

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