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New York Report Matches National Study Results

A study released in October of 1990 found that nearly one out of every four young black men in New York state is under the control of the criminal justice system on any given day. The results of the joint study by the Correctional Association of New York and the state Coalition for Criminal Justice were similar to the findings of a national study done last winter by The Sentencing Project.

The New York study found that 23 percent of the state's 193,000 black men between the ages of 20 and 29 are in state or local prisons or on probation or parole.

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