Examples of inequity in a Sentence
the inequities in wages paid to men and women
the inequity of the punishment led many people to believe that the defendant was being punished for his political beliefs
Recent Examples of inequity from the Web
Cuyahoga County's top judge formed a series of committees to consider bail reform in 2016 after cleveland.com launched Justice For All, a series exploring inequities in the county's bail system.
Stories in late 2016, including a project in November 2016 with The Marshall Project and reporter Kent Faulk pointed out the inequities.
These disparities in assessments — known as regressivity — led to inequities in property tax bills, giving the wealthy unsanctioned tax breaks while punishing low-income residents.
ProPublica and the Texas Tribune’s examination of the government’s vast seizure of land a decade ago laid bare a process marked by inequity, incompetence and epic delays.
But getting to the source of inequity is real reform.
These calls for equity have a blind spot: The change is supposed to happen within a capitalist system that was founded on slavery, inequity, etc.
The disparity contributed to racial inequities in sentencing and incarceration.
City school officials have said that the strict application of the charter funding formula would create inequities and tighten the district’s budget to the point that they would be forced to cut services to students in traditional public schools.
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