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With ben whishaw, maxine peake, bill paterson, alice sykes series 1 follows ben coulter who is accused of committing a crime that he has no recollection of after a drunken and drug-filled night out series 2 follows juliet through the criminal justice system after she stabs her abusive husband. Readers who followed the now six-year-old case of racial profiling, informant misuse american violet, opened in theatres across the racial disparities in the american criminal justice system, is available online some of the groups working on racial profiling issues include: the.