Data Source: Calculated from data collected in Appendix B of ‘Juvenile Life Without Parole in Law and Practice: Chronicling the Rapid Change Underway’ (Mills, Dorn, Mritz, 2016). (Graph: Joshua Aiken, 2016)
This graph originally appeared in Why do we lock juveniles up for life and throw away the key? Race plays a big part.
The Philips Black Project data controls for differences in policing practices to identify increasingly racially disparate outcomes that originate with prosecutors and the courts.