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In McCleskey v. Kemp, 1 the Supreme Court effectively "closed the courthouse doors" to constitutional claims of systemic racism in the criminal-legal system. 2 The defendant, Warren McCleskey, had offered a sophisticated academic study demonstrating pronounced racial skews in the administration of capital punishment in Georgia. Consistent with social science before and since, the study showed that the race of the victim was the most significant variable in determining whether a murder defendantdoi:10.1162/ajle_a_00034 fatcat:mp3njbuqo5cd3kmtviwpty3cmu