Tag: OpenJustice

California’s Justice System Numbers Show a Big Problem When It Comes to Race

VICE News is closely watching policing in America. Check out the Officer Involved blog here. California made public a trove of data on Wednesday that shows striking racial imbalances in the state’s justice system, particularly regarding disproportionate rates of black people being

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Kamala Harris’ crime data portal leaves out key details

California Attorney General Kamala Harris speaking in February in Menlo Park.; Credit: File photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images California Attorney General Kamala Harris debuted a website Wednesday that makes the state’s crime data more accessible–but omits key public information. At

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