"Implicit Bias at the Courthouse" - Hon. Mark W. Bennett
March 22, 2018
Ralph L. Carr Judicial Center
2 E. 14th Ave, Denver
9:00am - 11:00am or 1:30pm - 3:30pm (choose one session)
light snacks and drinks available
Implicit bias is a universal phenomenon, not limited by race, gender, or even country of origin.
Nationally recognized expert Judge Mark W. Bennett, Northern District of Iowa, will focus on developing an understanding of what implicit bias is, where it comes from and how we develop our own implicit bias.
Included in his presentation:
- The relationship between implicit bias and stereotypes;
- How implicit bias affects decision making in the civil and criminal justice systems; and
- Emerging strategies to reduce the effect of our implicit biases
About Hon. Mark W. Bennett:
Hon. Mark W. Bennett, Northern District of Iowa, is a nationally recognized expert, scholar, empirical researcher, and educator on implicit bias. He is a founding member of the National Implicit Bias Network, and the author of many articles on implicit bias. In 2009, Judge Bennett was the first judge in the nation to develop and use an implicit bias jury instruction with the assistance of nationally recognized cognitive psychologist experts.
CLE Credits pending