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The George Floyd Quotas in Policing Act

Protesters confront police in Portland, Ore., June 13, 2020. (Terray Sylvester/Reuters)

Hans Bader and Dan McLaughlin have written about two concerning aspects of the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act. First, that a disparate impact by race or sex in traffic stops is considered prima facie evidence of racial profiling. Second, that because disparate impact alone is enough to get a police department in trouble, the police will have an incentive either to stop Asian and female motorists who are not speeding, or not to stop black and male motorists who are speeding, all in an effort to “get their numbers right.”

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