- Jan 2013
To not derail the thread :
Of course the US judicial system is not set up to protect them. That also was not the argument.
Nobody is arguing that the system is pro-anything. Nobody is arguing racism. I'm saying humans have prejudices. Including people who work in the judicial system. These prejudices manifest themselves in their work. Naturally. I'm not making a value judgement here, just stating that this is happening and that it is human. And I don't think there is anyway to deny that tbh.
But there you are kinda proving my point. In two ways, point a) immigrants in Germany behave the same way and commit the same crimes as Germans in the same social class as they are do. Now, some immigrant groups belong mostly to the social classes that commit most crimes and thus are overrepresented. But that is not due to them being immigrants but because of them belonging to the low income, low education, no real chances in life social class. Point b) judges should be blind for the highlighted part. It should not matter if the accused belongs to an immigrant group or not, if (s)he is a man or a woman. But it does, as you pointed out. And that is exactly the argument here. You confirmed what I wrote.
No, that is a theory on causation developed by assuming a bias by reading too much into statistics describing a correlating effect. Again, I ask you. If Asian females are the least likely to end up in jail or get a long sentence, is the US judicial system set up that is both sexist and racist, in order to protect them?
The answer is absolutely not. There is simply zero indication that is true. And yet individuals, in order to continue promoting theories of correlation=causation for racism cannot acknowledge that using identical logic for a similar situation cannot work, because its ludicrous to believe that the US system is pro-Asian women to the detriment of everyone else. But they CANNOT ADMIT THAT, IT DESTROYS THEIR RACEBAITING NARRATIVE OTHERWISE.
Women get softer sentences because circumstances involved are nearly always different. Women commit far less violent crime to the extent that its simply unusual to have them in court for such. Certain immigrant groups in Germany or elsewhere are sentenced harsher because they are more likely to commit crimes, especially violent, as a whole. And yet East Asians in Germany, also an immigrant culture, aren't jailed as frequently or sentenced harshly. Why? Because their culture is completely different.