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Diversity Readings Related to First-Year Courses

Judges

David Abrams et al., Do Judges Vary in Their Treatment of Race? 41 J. Legal Stud. 347 (2012). [SSRN]

Pat K. Chew & Robert E. Kelley, The Realism of Race in Judicial Decision Making: An Empirical Analysis of Plaintiffs' Race and Judges' Race, 28 Harv. J. Racial & Ethnic Just 91 (2012). [HeinOnline] [SSRN]

Stephen J. Choi et al., Judging Women, 8 J. Empirical Legal Stud. 504 (2011). [HeinOnline] [SSRN]

Jerry Kang et al., Implicit Bias in the Courtroom, 59 UCLA L. Rev. 1124 (2012). [HeinOnline] [SSRN

Juries

jury box with chairs and monitors

 

Jerry Kang et al., Implicit Bias in the Courtroom, 59 UCLA L. Rev. 1124 (2012) [HeinOnline] [SSRN

 

Kurt M. Saunders, Race and Representation in Jury Service Selection, 36 Duq. L. Rev. 49 (1997) [HeinOnline] [SSRN]

 

Image: jury box (with monitors for viewing evidence), from Eastern District of Washington website

Lawyers

Jerry Kang et al., Are Ideal Litigators White? Measuring the Myth of Colorblindness,  7 J. Empirical Legal Stud. 886 (2010), [HeinOnline] (study examining whether explicit and implicit biases in favor of Whites and against Asian Americans would alter evaluation of a litigator's deposition).