ALL ABOUT LITIGATION TRACK | Implicit Bias and Jury Trials - MAI-Criminal and MAI-Civil (Qualifies for 1.0 Ethics & 1.0 Bias hour)

Silver Sponsor: James W. Tippin & Associates, Kansas City

Presenters: Joan Lockwood, Gray, Ritter & Graham, St. Louis; Judge Deborah Daniels, 13th Judicial Circuit Court (retired), Columbia

With the adoption of new Missouri jury instructions addressing implicit bias, it’s increasingly clear that important decisions – by jurors, attorneys, even judges – can be impacted by bias.  

How do biases affect decision-making and how can we recognize and manage bias to increase focus on issues of diversity and equality?

This CLE segment will define and address common implicit biases and provide tools on how to manage their impact.