Racial Profiling and Individual Rights Persuasive Essay by Write Fine

Racial Profiling and Individual Rights
An examination of the reasons for and the legality of racial profiling.
# 111708 | 3,123 words | 16 sources | MLA | 2009 | US

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This paper discusses the history of racial profiling and the current events that are causing a resurgence in the practice. The paper examines the legality of the practice of racial profiling and discusses examples of racial profiling around the world today. The paper concludes that racial profiling should be abolished because it violates the individual's fundamental rights and also betrays the values upon which the US is based.

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Barovick, Harriet. DWB: Driving While Black, Time Magazine, June 15, 1998
  • Donna K. Nagata and Wendy J.Y. Cheng, "Intergenerational Communication of Race-Related Trauma by Japanese-American Former Internees," American Journal of Orthopsychiatry 73 (July 2003):266.
  • Michael M. Honda, "Japan's War Crimes: Has Justice Been Served?" East Asia: An International Quarterly 18 (Fall 2000):29.
  • Deborah A. Ramirez, Jennifer Hoopes, and Tara Lai Quinlan, "Defining Racial Profiling in a Post-September 11 World," The American Criminal Law Review 40 (Summer 2003): 1195.
  • Quoted in Ramirez, Hoopes, and Quinlan, "Defining Racial Profiling in a Post-September 11 World," 1195.

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