Implicit Bias and Equal Protection: A New Game of “Pick up Sticks”?

2019-03-18T18:47:58-05:00June 14th, 2011|Tags: , , , , , |

Two Fridays ago, I attended the daylong Washington, DC, Judicial Conference on implicit bias. Implicit bias, as I observed in my prior post on Connick v. Thompson, is bias that is unconscious rather than conscious.  The fact that bias is implicit, however, does not mean that it is not invidious.  Implicit bias [...]