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Report highlights racial disparities in Washtenaw County criminal justice system

MaryAnn Sarosi, an attorney in Washtenaw County, sat at her desk one day in early April, combing through court files while preparing for a case. She eventually stumbled across data that caught her eye: criminal court cases revealing vast racial disparities in Washtenaw County’s legal system. She said the task at hand — sifting through […]