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Supreme Court - Commission on Racial and Ethnic Bias - Let Justice Be Done (Publication)

Identifier: 092-02-013

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This series consists of the final report generated by the Georgia Supreme Court Commission on Racial and Ethnic Bias in the Court System. The Commission, created in 1993 by the Georgia Supreme Court, was established to: (1) Ascertain the perception of the public and the courts on the treatment of minorities and ethnic groups, as well as examine courtroom treatment and the extent to which minorities and ethnic groups voluntarily use the court system, (2) Study the administration and personal policies of the courts, particularly looking at the representation of minorities and ethnic groups. Also, review the selection and employment processes for judicial and nonjudicial positions, (3) Investigate the impact of bias in both the criminal and civil justice processes, and (4) Review any other areas it deems appropriate to complete its investigation. Chapter headings include: (1) Introduction (2) Summary of Recommendations (3) Attitudes and Awareness (4) Diversity in the Workforce (5) Access to the Court System (6) Legal Representation for Persons Unable to Afford Private Counsel (7) Criminal Justice System (8) Juries and Jury Pool (9) Juvenile Justice System (10) Appendices. The volume was published in August, 1995 and consists of 240 pages.


  • Created: 1995


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