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Race, income and outcomes: how rich does a black criminal have to be to get treated like a white one?

Lawyer-turned-data-scientist David Colarusso analyzed 2.2 million sentencing records from Virginia to determine the relationship between race, income and treatment in the criminal justice system. Colarusso uses his analysis as a primer on data analysis, explaining regression and data normalization in simple language accessible to people without a statistics background. But then he gets to the […]