'Bias On The Bench' - Florida's Broken Sentencing System
An analysis by the Sarasota Herald-Tribune has found that black defendants in Florida spend a longer time behind bars than white defendants for the same types of crimes.
Josh Salman, Emily Le Coz and Elizabeth Johnson spent a year reporting the series " Bias on the Bench."
Salman joined WUSF Morning Edition Host Carson Cooper from the Sarasota newsroom, where he explained what launched their reporting project.
Listen to the conversation here:
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