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Eberhardt's Landmark Research Featured in The New York Times

The New York Times highlights Faculty Co-Director Jennifer Eberhardt's findings on racial bias in the death penalty.
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The New York Times features landmark research from Faculty Co-Director Jennifer Eberhardt finding that when Black defendants were perceived to look more stereotypically Black, they were more likely to be sentenced to death when victims were White. A new report also shows Black prisoners are more than twice as likely to experience mishandled executions than their White counterparts.

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Black Prisoners Face Higher Rate of Botched Executions, Study Finds | The New York Times