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Hate crime laws in the United States are state and federal laws intended to protect against hate crime also known as bias crimes. Although state laws vary, current statutes permit federal prosecution of hate crimes committed on the basis of a person's characteristics of race , religion , ethnicity , nationality , gender , sexual orientation , gender identity.
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Race, Crime and Criminal Justice pp Cite as. In Germany, as in other countries of continental Europe, race is not a category which is used in political and scientific discourses on crime, victimization and criminal justice. In accounts on crime and criminal justice it is rather immigration and its links to crime, criminal justice and criminal victimization which continue to receive widespread attention. Recently, in addition to demands to strengthen criminal law, strict immigration control and the effective enforcement of deportation orders and requests for better integration policies are voiced. The social integration of immigrants has become a particularly salient and ambiguous issue in political and public debates as deficits in social integration are perceived to be the root cause of an outstanding crime problem among groups of young immigrants.
Each year, data are obtained from a nationally representative sample of about , interviews on criminal victimization, involving , unique persons in about 95, households. Persons are interviewed on the frequency, characteristics, and consequences of criminal victimization in the United States. The NCVS collects information on nonfatal personal crimes i. Survey respondents provide information about themselves e. For each victimization incident, the NCVS collects information about the offender e. Data Experts Erika Harrell, Ph.
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A hate crime also known as a bias-motivated crime or bias crime  is a prejudice -motivated crime which occurs when a perpetrator targets a victim because of their membership or perceived membership of a certain social group or race. Examples of such groups can include, and are almost exclusively limited to ethnicity , disability , language , nationality , physical appearance , religion , gender identity or sexual orientation. Incidents may involve physical assault, damage to property, bullying , harassment , verbal abuse or insults , mate crime or offensive graffiti or letters hate mail. A hate crime law is a law intended to deter bias-motivated violence.
Canada effectively bans systematic collection and dissemination of racially disaggregated criminal justice statistics. Some evidence suggests that both Aboriginal and black populations are overrepresented with respect to violent offending and victimization. Social conditions in which Aboriginal and black Canadians live are at least partially to blame for their possibly elevated rates of violent offending.