White Defendants Convicted Less Than Black Defendants in Florida

However you feel about George Zimmerman being found not guilty by a jury of all white people, some wonder how the outcome may have been for a black defendant, or even if one or more of the jurors had been a black person.

Daily Snippet: Juries formed from all-white jury pools convict white defendants significantly (16 percentage points) less often than black defendants, according to a study that looked at felony trials in Florida, from 2000 to 2010.