BC-US--Criminal Justice-Racial Divide-Glance, 1st Ld-Writethru
FILE - In this March 20, 2019, file photo, the west facade of the Supreme Court Building bears the motto "Equal Justice Under Law," in Washington. Racial disparities have narrowed across the United States criminal justice system since 2000, though blacks remain significantly more likely to be impacted than whites. A study released Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019 by the nonpartisan Council on Criminal Justice found racial gaps declined in local jails and state prisons, and among those on probation and parole. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
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