“PROF. STARR’S RESEARCH SHOWS LARGE UNEXPLAINED GENDER DISPARITIES IN FEDERAL CRIMINAL CASES” by the University of Michigan Law School

The following excerpts are from a University of Michigan Law School article published in 2012 about jail sentences between genders. Some of the findings are quite surprising and go against mainstream ideas. “Prof. Starr’s recent paper, “Estimating Gender Disparities in Federal Criminal Cases,” looks closely at a large dataset of federal cases, and reveals some…