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Racial bias and bankruptcy: Implications for the 2012 election

Rodolfo Mendoza-Denton, professor of psychology | January 26, 2012

In the news this week, more evidence of discrimination under our seemingly egalitarian noses: A forthcoming study in the Journal of Empirical Legal Studies shows that lawyers are about twice as likely to steer blacks debtors filing for bankruptcy towards the harsher chapter 13 than they are other filers, whom they are more likely to … Continue reading »