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Out of 49 hate crime charges in Allegheny County, only one led to a conviction. Why?

“It would be good to call out hate crimes more when they happen and to show that there are consequences,” Lu-in Wang, a law professor at the University of Pittsburgh, said. “One of the problems is when people think they can get away with it, then there’s no deterrence and it’s almost like you’ve gamed the system.”