Implicit Bias in the Criminal Justice System

Originally held on Thursday, June 4, 2020 | 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Program Instructor:

Rachel Godsil
Co-Founder and Co-Director, Perception Institute
Professor of Law, Rutgers Law School

  • As a frequent lecturer to prosecutors, judges and attorneys in New York and around the country, Professor Rachel Godsil will introduce the concepts of implicit bias, racial anxiety and stereotype threat, and relate these concepts to prosecution and criminal litigation, using scientific data and real world success stories.

    Please note: This program will consist of audio-only instruction by the faculty, along with a visual aid presentation.

    Program Fee:
    Free for Members | $50 for Nonmembers

  • 12:30 p.m. – 12:35 p.m.

    12:35 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
    Lecture by Professor Godsil

    • Defining implicit bias and stereotype threats
    • Discussing impact on the criminal justice systems
    • Steps to mitigate impact

    1:45 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
    Questions And Answers

  • CLE Credit:
    New York: 1.5 Diversity, Inclusion and Elimination of Bias
    New Jersey: 1.5 General
    California: 1.0 Elimination of Bias
    Pennsylvania: 1.0 Professional Responsibility
    Connecticut: Available to Licensed Attorneys

    Newly admitted New York attorneys (attorneys admitted to the New York State Bar for two years or less) cannot earn CLE credit in the category of Diversity, Inclusion and Elimination of Bias.

  • Sponsoring Association Committee:
    Criminal Justice Operations, Sarah J. Berger, Chair

    Co-Sponsoring Organization:
    Office for Diversity & Inclusion, Deborah Martin Owens, Executive Director

    Sponsorship Opportunities are Available! Please Contact:
    Angie Avila, Manager, Membership Outreach and Sponsorships | (212) 382-6608 |