Charging Differences by Defendant Race/Ethnicity - Hispanic
In March 2020, the difference in the average number of charges dropped after filing between Hispanic and White defendants was 1.3, with Hispanic defendants having more charges dropped. In 2017, this difference was, on average, 0.4 charges.
The bar chart represents the average number of charges dropped for Hispanic defendants minus that for White defendants. The 2017 baseline was calculated as the average difference in the number of charges dropped after filing between Hispanic and White defendants each month in 2017.