Racial Profiling

TitleRacial Profiling
Publication TypeCase Study
Year of Publication2002
AuthorsCox-White, B, Connolly, P, Englehardt, E, Hinman, L, Ladenson, R, Leever, M
PublisherAssociation for Practical and Professional Ethics
Publication Languageeng
KeywordsCriminal Justice , HUMAN rights , Law , Public Policy
AbstractThe events of September 11, are posing new tensions between civil liberties and national security. Across the country, local law enforcement agencies, in conjunction with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and conducting interviews with Arab Americans in order to gain useful information about potential terrorist attacks. While officials claim that these interviews are voluntary, many people worry about tactics of racial profiling of this kind, and are expressing severe misgivings about its practice.
NotesCase from the 2002 APPE National Ethics Bowl Championship. Copyright, Association for Practical and Professional Ethics, 2002. http://www.indiana.edu/~appe/ethicsbowl.html
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