Co-researched and authored with BC Psychology Professor Liane Young, our students, and other members of a Supreme Judicial Court Standing Committee, a proposed model jury instruction aimed at reducing implicit bias. The proposed instruction was adopted by the SJC and is now required in all civil and criminal jury trials in Massachusetts.
Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility
- Journal title
Massachusetts Court System, Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Cour
- Date submitted
7 September 2022
- Additional information
Beckman, Sharon L. "Proposed Model Jury Instruction on Implicit Bias." Massachusetts Court System, Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court. 29 September, 2021.