Plaques of honor and recognition cover the walls of DeKalb County Superior Court Judge Gregory A. Adams’ chambers. Phrases like “living legend” and “distinguished service”… more »
“It’s unfortunate and unfair that the ‘stereotypical dealer’ in America is a young black male from a disadvantaged urban neighborhood. Statistics suggest whites use and sell drugs at an equal or greater rate than blacks.”
Scott Jacques, assistant professor of criminal justice and criminology. His new book, “Code of the Suburb: Inside the World of Young Middle-Class Drug Dealers,” describes and tries to understand the lives of the non-stereotypical dealer.