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Martin Garcia (Meraz)

1998 Research

Abstract: The Criminal Justice System Discriminates Towards Hispanics and Other Minorities Through Police Brutality, Lack of Legal Representation and Longer Prison Sentences
Mentor: Dr. Keneth Finegold

Over the past 200 years, the Criminal Justice System has violated the civil and property rights of Mexican Americans in the United States. The problem of prejudice started after the Mexican American War when the United States, hungry for territory rich in minerals and natural resources, decided to go to war with Mexico.

1997 Research

Abstract: The Changing Receptions of the Work of Justice Holmes in American Jurisprudence

Mentor: Dr. Craig Mason, Government

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