Lawyers Aren't Immune from Bias
Top of Mind with Julie Rose
US vs. Europe, Subconscious Bias, Gun Laws
Episode: US vs. Europe, Subconscious Bias, Gun Laws
- Jun 6, 2017 11:00 pm
- 12:28 mins
Guest: Andrea Curcio, Professor of Law, Georgia State University Children who can reason, argue, and debate from a young age are often told “you should be a lawyer.” Lawyers have the reputation for being tough critical thinkers--logical and dispassionate. And law students often believe that their training makes them immune to bias. But Andrea Curcio, a professor of law, frequently shocks her students by revealing to them their own bias and prejudice as part of their training.