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File #: 16-007    Version: 1
Type: Information Only (no action required) Status: Discussion Agenda
File created: 1/22/2016 In control: Judicial Council
On agenda: 2/25/2016 Final action:
Title: Judging, Unconscious Bias and Decisionmaking (No Action Required)
Attachments: 1. (16-007) Unconscious Bias and Decisionmaking - materials.pdf
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Judging, Unconscious Bias and Decisionmaking (No Action Required)

 

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This presentation is intended to familiarize the Judicial Council with relatively new research in social psychology and cognitive science which suggests how judges, attorneys and justice partners might reduce the influence of unconscious bias on decision-making. Moreover, it is intended to highlight efforts to provide training and information within the judicial branch.

 

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Speakers

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Hon. Laurie D. Zelon, Cochair, Advisory Committee on Providing Access

     and Fairness

Hon. Theodore M. Weathers, Chair, Governing Committee of the Center for

     Judicial Education and Research

Mr. Michael Roosevelt, Criminal Justice Services