Survey Finds Most Judges Say Systemic Racism Is An Issue

Law360 (July 20, 2020, 11:54 PM EDT) -- A National Judicial College poll released Monday found that 65% of the judges who responded believe systemic racism is part of the U.S. criminal justice system, with many leaving comments that suggested the problem was one the judiciary should be paying close attention to.

The college sent the one-question poll to its alumni as its July "question of the month" and found that while judges are not united on the issue, many judges chose to also include comments that stressed the seriousness of the problem.

"Many judges understand that ending racial injustice is not a political issue," NJC President Benes Z....

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