Essays Tagged: "Racial profiling"

Racial Profiling . A excellent Arguement paper giving good examples of racial profiling .

Racial ProfilingRacial profiling has been a very heated issue from past few years. Race and location ... ould be done and this can cause conflicts locally or nationally. Although some observers claim that racial profiling doesn't exist, there is a plenty of stories and statistics that document the practi ... cars were stopped, regardless of whether pot was actually found in their vehicles. The practice of racial profiling has been a prominent topic for the past several years. In this February address to ...

(5 pages) 1394 7 4.4 May/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

A justification paper for the use of racial profiling.

Racial profiling, the police practice of stopping and searching of blacks because of their race, in ... course of drug-interdiction efforts and combating crime, has become one of the most highly-charged racial issues in America. However, this issue that divides our nation along black and white lines, s ... ver, this issue that divides our nation along black and white lines, should not be an issue at all. Racial profiling is nothing more than a sensible police technique where police employ the laws of pr ...

(5 pages) 445 1 3.2 Oct/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

An essay on the reasons to stop the use of racial profiling.

system, yet are promoted by even the Supreme Court when used by law enforcement in the practice of racial profiling. Police officers nationwide badger pedestrians, make traffic stops, and unjustly se ... s daily sometimes with their only reason being the color of the person's skin. It is this practice, racial profiling, which encourages law enforcement officials to discriminate against the very citize ...

(6 pages) 324 2 3.8 Oct/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Constitutional Law: Racial Profiling

There are several controversial issues surrounding racial profiling and the various problems that are encountered as a result of it. One issue is wheth ... ial profiling exists. Most law enforcement departments refuse to undergo a study and they deny that racial profiling exists. These problems, coupled with the status of literature regarding this topic ... the United States believes that it has rid itself of prejudice and racism, and to open the topic of racial profiling by law enforcement personnel is admitting that its possible the nation is backslidi ...

(7 pages) 374 0 3.9 Feb/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Racial Profiling in America.

Racial Profiling in AmericaThe issue of racial profiling in America is one of great importance to th ... future of American society. This issue fairly new, in terms of being recognized is old in its ways. Racial profiling is the tactic of stopping someone because of the color of his or her skin and fleet ... engaging in criminal behavior. Racism and stereotyping are issues that date back to many years ago. Racial profiling in America is on that needs to be addressed by the government and society if we eve ...

(7 pages) 259 0 3.4 Apr/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Government Espionage and the 4th Amendment.

about these recent infractions of privacy. The boosts in airport security and the increased use of racial profiling are examples of such. But what you may not have heard of is that these are nothing ... associate often with more scrutiny. This suspicion by association is just as bad as the concept of racial profiling in that you may or may not have any reason to be under suspicion, but someone like ...

(3 pages) 84 0 3.9 Apr/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Racism, A Scar on the Face of Humanity

cism can be observed in our lives in the form of police brutality, both physical and psychological, racial profiling and hate crimes.Police, who people view as protector of Civil Liberties, has become ... s identifying himself as a cop ("Chicago", par. 6). The officers also, according to Holder, "yelled racial epithets at him." Holder was charged with battery and resisting arrest and convicted in March ...

(8 pages) 239 0 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Persuasive Essay against racial profiling in airports.

ly discouraged yet continue even today in the most recent of times. Since the wake of September 11, racial profiling in airports has been heavily enforced in order to ensure the safety of Americans. I ... o a particular group of people as well as demonstrates the overall ignorance associated with racism.Racial profiling is the law-enforcement practice of singling out members of racial minorities as sus ...

(2 pages) 210 0 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Racial profiling-Gives examples and real instances where blacks and minorities were victims of racial profiling.

Racial ProfilingJust what is racial profiling? Racial profiling occurs when the police target someon ... etermine which motorists or pedestrian to search for contraband. Universally attested and detested, racial profiling is a widespread police tactic. Although blacks and foreigners experience different ... forms of racial profiling, they both share many similarities.Blacks have been the main suspects of racial profiling. Tens of thousands of black motorist on highways across the country are victims of ...

(3 pages) 200 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Pick an article about racial profiling and write a summary.

ACLU of Illinois Sues Justice Department and Homeland Security Officials over Failure to Release Racial Profiling DataAugust 13,2003The American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois asked a federal co ... of data that will help the public determine whether federal law enforcement agencies are engaged in racial profiling. On June 9,1999 the president then-President Bill Clinton, ordered "Fairness in Law ...

(2 pages) 56 0 0.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Opinionated essay on Racism in America in the early 1900's to today.

any more are a good example of the racism that still lingers. There is also a substantial amount of racial profiling now ever since the September 11th tragedies. Many people ridicule Middle Easterners ...

(1 pages) 55 1 1.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Right To Privacy

USA Patriot Act. This new act allows the police to search your home, interrogate people by means of racial profiling, and would allow non-citizens, with permits, to be jailed only on suspicion (USA... ...

(3 pages) 239 0 4.9 Mar/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Arrest the Racism; Racial Profiling on America's Roadways

Arrest the Racism:Driving While a Minority on America's RoadwaysAfter 9/11, racial profiling has become widely accepted as an appropriate form of crime prevention. People were ... me prevention. People were sought after based solely on the fact that they were of Arab decent. But racial profiling did not start with September 11th - racial profiling has been around for ages. Trac ... g has been around for ages. Tracy Maclin, a professor at Boston University School of Law, says that racial profiling "can trace its historical roots [back] to a time in early American society when cou ...

(4 pages) 168 3 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Bush's Racial Profiling policy has loopholes?

I recently read an editorial on racial profiling titled, "Racial profiling/ Loopholes weaken new policy". The name of the author is ... e. In this article the author takes an extremely liberal approach to President Bushes new policy on racial profiling by simply picking apart the fine print. The author does nothing to prove that racia ... security; he merely plays the tired civil rights card to prove his point. So what exactly is racial profiling? Racial profiling is the practice of considering a person's race or ethnicity, or o ...

(3 pages) 60 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

A Case for the Leagalization of All Drugs

drug production and use has failed, leaving distress and political chaos. Assault, property crime, racial profiling, murder, corruption and many other undesirable things are hurting our society becau ...

(8 pages) 119 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

"Racial profiling is wrong and we will end it in America"

On February 26, 2004 congress introduced bipartisan legislation called the "End Racial Profiling Act", (ERPA). This is intended to end racial bias in law enforcement, because this ... acks that are today affecting the way we view terrorism. There are a lot of victims to this nations racial profiling especially after the 911 attacks that we the people need to support. We need to sti ... ree nation and in order to be free and safe we must live up to that by supporting this legislation."Racial profiling has plagued this country for years and since September 11th it has grown uncontroll ...

(2 pages) 134 2 4.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Equal Rights and Equal Dignity for Americans Act of 2003

esses the sense of the Senate that Congress should enact legislation that would ban the practice of racial profiling and require law enforcement agencies to take steps to prevent the practice.With pas ... ection, strengthening the enforcement of existing civil rights laws, responding to the injustice of racial profiling, the Act can only have a positive effect on the nation.SourcesFernandes, Julie. "Ha ...

(1 pages) 103 1 1.9 Jun/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Racial Profiling

eft the scene, saying, 'You're going to need this'" (Rice).There are many differing definitions of 'racial profiling'. One of the definitions is "the practice of stopping and inspecting people who are ... e stop is a statistical profile of the detainee's race or ethnicity" (Callahan and Anderson, 2001). Racial profiling has become a very hot topic over the last few years, especially after the events of ...

(13 pages) 313 0 4.3 Jul/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Racial Profiling: A Tool of Prejudice or Common Sense?

ay's world, many conflicts about racism and prejudice are prevailing and nearly impossible to stop. Racial profiling is socially defined as the harassment and intimidation of innocent citizens because ... proportionate numbers of crimes than that of the larger population. Therefore, it goes to show that racial profiling is nothing more than common sense used by police officers and average citizens alik ...

(3 pages) 60 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Immigration Problems

ecause if they are doing a job poorly, the employer cannot fire them because he could be accused of racial profiling. When in most cases the problem could be purely cleaned up if the foreigner working ...

(3 pages) 99 0 3.8 Mar/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues