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Unformatted text preview: we consider the very same data, except that we stratify according to the race of the victim of the murder. Below is the table. Victim's race Caucasian Caucasian African-American African-American Defendant's race Caucasian African-American Caucasian African-American Death 53 11 0 4 No death 414 37 16 139 Percent death 11.3 22.9 0.0 2.8 Here we see that when considering the cases involving Caucasian victims separately from the cases involving African-American victims, that the African-American defendants are more likely than Caucasian ones to receive the death penalty in both instances (22.9% vs 11.3% in the first case and 2.8% vs. 0.0% in the second case)....
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