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Unpacking Power and Privilege in Family Court Practice: Race, Gender, Sexuality, and Intersectionality

Recorded on: Jul. 19, 2018
Running Time: 00:59:08

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Taken from the Web Program 21st Annual Children’s Law Institute Recorded July 2018 in New York

Unpacking Power and Privilege in Family Court Practice: Race, Gender, Sexuality, and Intersectionality [00:59:08]
  • Deconstructing notions of race, gender, sexuality, gender identity, and their intersectionality in the context of family court practice
  • Examining the ways we traditionally understand and deploy power and privilege in court-based practice through the lenses of race, gender, sexuality, and intersectionality
  • Recognizing our roles in the implicit and explicit biases perpetuated in family court practice
  • Identifying mechanisms to surface biases that impact litigants, attorneys, judges, and professional

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