Unformatted text preview: his is adapted from Subsection 2.3.2 of A. Agresti (2002), Categorical Data Analysis, 2nd ed., Wiley,
In a 1991 study by Radelet and Pierce of the effect of race on death-penalty sentences, the following
table was obtained tabulating the death-penalty sentences (Death) and non-death-penalty sentences (No
death) in murder convictions in the state of Florida.
15 No death
176 Percent death
7.9 From this table, we see Caucasian defendants received the death penalty more often than AfricanAmerican defendants. Now,...
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