How Racial Bias Can Affect Criminal Cases in Colorado and What Can Be Done About It

Racial bias continues to be a significant issue within the criminal justice system, including in Colorado. The impact of racial bias on criminal cases can lead to unequal treatment, unfair outcomes, and a loss of trust in the system.

Racial Disparities in Arrest and Charging

Racial bias can manifest at various stages of the criminal justice process, starting with the initial arrest and charging decisions. Studies have shown that individuals from racial and ethnic minority groups are often disproportionately [...]