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Bias in the Courtroom: Gender, Race and the Jury

Jun 27, 2014 09:00am - Jun 27, 2014 11:00am
(GMT-06:00) Central Time (US & Canada)

Event Type: CLE
Category: CLE


Bias in the Courtroom: Gender, Race and the Jury (live teleconference option available)* 


June 27


Unfortunately, juror biases can play a role in any case on many levels. Being aware and adjusting for these biases can make the difference in a case. Jury consultants Johanna Carrane and Christina Ouska seek to answer the taboo questions of: How do jurors see gender and race in the courtroom? Are there issues of equality? How do I identify a biased juror? As a litigator, how do I best present my case such that jurors concentrate on the evidence and not the presenter? How do I protect the jurors’ rights and my own? Questions from those with all levels of experience will be welcome.


Presenters:  Johanna Carrane, JuryScope; Christina Ouska, JuryScope


Time: 9:00 to 11:00 a.m.
Registration: 8:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
Location: First National Bank Building Training Room, 332 Minnesota Street, St. Paul
Credit: 2 Elimination of Bias Credits approved; Code #189581
Cost: $40 RCBA members; $60 non-members
Teleconference Cost: $60 RCBA members; $80 non-members**

*Instructions for accessing the teleconference will be sent prior to the CLE. We cannot offer the live teleconference to law students for free. Law students may still attend the live presentation for free. If you have any questions, please email us at info@ramseybar.org or call 651-222-0846.


Early registration ends on Apr 16, 2014.
Regular registration starts on Apr 17, 2014 and ends on Jun 27, 2014.
Late registration starts on Jun 28, 2014.
All times are 12:00am (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada).

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