Chapter 11 and 13--6.29

Chapter 11 and 13--6.29 - • While the typical cocaine...

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Chapter 11 In 1991, the US had the highest known rate of incarceration in the word. o By 1993, we had 426 per 100,000 incarcerated people. o The dramatic increase in prisoners, especially of blacks and Latinos, was largely a result of the crack scare and the War on Drugs.
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Unformatted text preview: • While the typical cocaine user is a white, middle-class suburbanite, the typical drug law offender in prison is an unemployed, 28 year old, black male with an 11 th grade education. •...
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