Porche' Whitby Okafor, Ph.D., of the Department of Anthroplogy, Criminology and Sociology, and her co-authors highlight the nexus of punishment, context, and race/ethnicity in a recent peer-reviewed manuscript titled "Plea Bargaining and Trial Decisions in Context: An Examination of Disparities in Punishment." The article was published in the Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice. Through their analyses, the authors provide an intricate story about race/ethnicity, place, and threat in the state of Florida. Those interested can access the full article here.

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