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The Turn UP episode 11

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Ok so now everyone should know by now what happened to Chad "Ocho Cinco" Johnson the other day when he went to accept a plea deal for parole violation due to a domestic violence case against his ex wife reality star Evelyn Lazado. 

Apparently during the court proceedings he smacked his lawyer on the backside for a job well done and this act made the courtroom laugh which upset the judge so much she threw his deal out the window and sentenced him to 30 days in jail. Now whether or not you take Chad or the Judges side in this situation it does lead us to a bigger question.

That question is how are minorities treated in the court room? Are prejudgement by jurors and judges based on societal views of Black/Brown people a hinder