Where is the social justice in criminal justice?

Consider how institutional discrimination may be a factor influencing these statistics and how the intersection of poverty impacts both crime and victims. In addition, you provide ideas about how to address issues related to social justice that may have contributed to the criminal behavior.

Post two examples of the impact of race, ethnicity, and/or socioeconomic status I the criminal justice system.


Segal, E.A., Gerdes, K.E., & Steiner, S. (2019). An introduction to the profession of social work: Becoming a change agent (6th ed.). Boston, MA: Cengage Learning.

National Association for the Advancement of colored people. (2016). Criminal Justice fact sheet. Retrieved from HTTP://www.naacp.org/pages/criminal-justice-fact-sheet