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Unconscious Bias Towards Women in the Law: How to Recognize it and Rise Above it

Recorded on: Jan. 29, 2018
Running Time: 01:28:00

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Taken from the Web Program Women Lawyers in Leadership 2018 Recorded January 2018 in New York

Unconscious Bias Towards Women in the Law: How to Recognize it and Rise Above it [01:28:00]
  • What is unconscious or implicit bias?
  • How do you recognize unconscious bias?
  • Practice tips for women attorneys to combat the adverse effects of unconscious bias
  • How women can excel in their law practice despite unconscious bias
  • How women attorneys can break out of traditional gender roles
  • How to effectively argue for diversity in leadership at your law firm or legal organization

Hon. Shira A. Scheindlin (Panel Leader), Theodore K. Cheng, Laura A. Kaster

The purchase price of this Web Program segment includes the following articles from the Course Handbook available online:

  • Implicit Bias Handout
    Laura A. Kaster, Theodore K. Cheng
  • Bibliography of Other Selected Resources
  • Joan Cleaver, Melissa McClenaghan Martin, Dr. Anne Perschel, Why Your Diversity Initiative is Irrelevant…and How to Fix It, New York State Bar Association Journal, Vol. 89, No. 4 (May 2017)
  • Claudia Goldin and Cecilia Rouse, Orchestrating Impartiality: The Impact of ‘Blind’ Auditions on Female Musicians, American Economic Review, Vol. 90, No. 4 at 715 (September 2000)
  • Hon. Shira A. Scheindlin (ret.), Carrie H. Cohen, Tracee E. Davis, Bernice K. Leber, Sharon M. Porcellio, Lesley F. Rosenthal, Lauren J. Wachtler, If Not Now, When? Achieving Equality for Women Attorneys in the Courtroom and in ADR, New York State Bar Association (July 2017)
  • Jerry Kang, Judge Mark Bennett, Devon Carbado, Pam Casey, Nilanjana Dasgupta, David Faigman, Rachel Godsil, Anthony G. Greenwald, Justin Levinson, Jennifer Mnookin, Implicit Bias in the Courtroom, UCLA Law Review (2012)
  • The Lack of Diversity in ADR—and the Current Beneath, American Inns of Court, The Bencher (March/April 2017)
    Theodore K. Cheng, Laura A. Kaster
  • Kathleen Nalty, Strategies for Confronting Unconscious Bias, The Federal Lawyer (January/February 2017)
  • Kathleen Nalty, Interrupt Unconscious Bias Through Inclusion Nudges, For the Defense (May 2017)
  • Sarah Dinolfo, Christine Silva, Nancy M. Carter, High Potentials in the Pipeline: Leaders Pay It Forward, Catalyst (2012)
    Jennifer Thorpe-Moscon

Presentation Material

  • Diversity Among Practicing Attorneys and in ADR
    Hon. Shira A. Scheindlin (Ret.)
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    Theodore K Cheng ~ ADR Office of Theo Cheng LLC
    Laura A Kaster ~ Arbitrator and Mediator, Appropriate Dispute Solutions
    Hon. Shira A Scheindlin (Ret.) ~ Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP
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