Title Judiciary is ‘as racist as the police force’ Media name/outlet The Times Media type Web Country/Territory United Kingdom Date 20/10/22 Description Racial bias is rife among judges, according to research published this week, amid concern over the failure to increase the diversity of the judiciary.
In a survey of almost 400 lawyers and judges, 95 per cent said that racial bias played some role in outcomes in court and 29 per cent said it played a “fundamental role”. A majority of respondents said that they had witnessed one or more judges acting in a racially biased way and many regarded judicial racial bias as commonplace.
URL https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/judiciary-is-as-racist-as-the-police-force-ljw29hb86 Persons Eithne Quinn
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