Skip to content

Martin Garcia (Meraz)


Bio, Research, Abstract

Top Navigation

Main Navigation

  • EWU Home
  • Academics at Eastern
  • Ronald E. McNair Post Baccalaureate Achievement Program
  • Past and Present Participants
  • 1997 Research Interns
  • Martin Garcia (Meraz)
  • Main Content

    1998 Research

    Abstract: The Criminal Justice System Discriminates Towards Hispanics and Other Minorities Through Police Brutality, Lack of Legal Representation and Longer Prison Sentences
    Mentor: Dr. Keneth Finegold

    Over the past 200 years, the Criminal Justice System has violated the civil and property rights of Mexican Americans in the United States. The problem of prejudice started after the Mexican American War when the United States, hungry for territory rich in minerals and natural resources, decided to go to war with Mexico.

    1997 Research

    Abstract: The Changing Receptions of the Work of Justice Holmes in American Jurisprudence

    Mentor: Dr. Craig Mason, Government

    Contact Information

    Eastern Washington University
    526 5th Street
    Cheney, WA 99004

    phone: 509.359.6200 (campus operator)

    Footer Navigation

    Text Only Options

    View the original version of this page.