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Posted Jan 23, 2017 08:30 am CST
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Jeffrey Rachlinski is a professor at Cornell Law School. He holds a JD and a PhD in Psychology from Stanford University. He studies the influence of human psychology on decision-making by courts, administrative agencies, and regulated communities.
Many of us don’t think of ourselves as biased, and we don’t want to be prejudiced towards others. But we’re also reluctant to acknowledge the ways bias can creep in, according to academics who study implicit bias.
In this episode of Asked and Answered, the ABA Journal’s Stephanie Francis Ward speaks with Jeffrey Rachlinski, a Cornell Law School professor who has done various studies about implicit bias, including one that focused on trial judges.
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