Resources Overview

Below you can find links to research and videos describing the current problems we face in Cook County regarding the judiciary. 

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JAPAC’s Racial disparities in sentencing Report

This is JAPAC’s study on racial sentencing disparities in Cook County. JAPAC staff studied the State’s Attorney’s Sentencing Data from 2011 through 2017 and found that on aveage, Black defendants receive harsher defendants than White defendants convicted of the same crime.