Affects of “Suspect” Race on Witness Accuracy and Memory

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Affects of “Suspect” Race on Witness Accuracy and Memory
Introduction
Social divisions based on race and ethnicity abound in our culture. Even though the twentieth and start of the twenty-first century has seen much improvement in the ways in which people of color are treated in both legal and social realms in the United States, and we are well on our way to becoming a more equal society, racism still exists in many aspects of life. Criminology is perhaps one of the areas of our culture in which racism and racial relationships between whites and people of color, especially African-Americans and Latino/as, remains rather strong. One of the reasons for this is that much of our racial perceptions are rooted in stereotypes about how people of...
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