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ASR Podcast on Racism and Threat Perception in Criminal Law

February 3, 2021

In a new podcast, Scott Duxbury discusses his research, "Who Controls Criminal Law? Racial Threat and the Adoption of State Sentencing Law, 1975 to 2012." The article appears in the February 2021 issue of the American Sociological Review.

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