The article discusses the failures of the American justice system to find and punish offenders for the majority of serious crimes. It highlight the low clearance and conviction rates for crimes such as murder, rape, and assault. It further argues that these failures of justice have practical consequences on crime rates and also disproportionately affect racial minorities and low-income communities.
Robinson, Paul H.; Seaman, Jeffrey; and Sarahne, Muhammad
"Standing Back and Standing Down: Citizen Non-Cooperation and Police Non-Intervention as Causes of Justice Failures and Crime,"
Hofstra Law Review: Vol. 51:
4, Article 5.
Available at: https://scholarlycommons.law.hofstra.edu/hlr/vol51/iss4/5