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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
African-American Defendant's race
4 No death
139 Percent death
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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- Spring '08