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William Wilbanks

William Wilbanks is a former 25-year tenure professor of criminal justice at the Florida International University[?]. Wilbanks retired in June of 1999.


  • "At every point from arrest to parole[?] there is little or no evidence of an overall racial effect, in that the percentage outcomes for blacks and whites are not very different. Support for the discrimination thesis is sparse, inconsistent, and frequently contradictory."
  • "The percentage of offenders described by victims as being black is generally constistent with the percent of offenders[?] who are black, according to arrest figures."


Among Wilbanks critics is Coramae Richey Mann, who argues that Wilbanks' reliance on quantitative and statiscal data hides the reality of racism.

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