Is Racial Profiling a Legitimate Strategy in the Fight against Violent Crime?

Philosophia 46 (4):981-999 (2018)
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Racial profiling has come under intense public scrutiny especially since the rise of the Black Lives Matter movement. This article discusses two questions: whether racial profiling is sometimes rational, and whether it can be morally permissible. It is argued that under certain circumstances the affirmative answer to both questions is justified.
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