Francis Shen on Reducing Racial Biases

Premiere DateSep 8, 2017
Categories Culture Politics Talk
00:00 Intro
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00:51 Francis Shen
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01:20 Motivations to Study Mens Rea
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04:34 Lack of Bias: Encouraging & Discouraging
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08:13 Playing on Perceived Biases
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10:13 Further Research
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13:29 Outro
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13:59 Jettisoned Oh Sees
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19:13 Finish
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Francis Shen joins the show to discuss his recent study exploring minority mens rea in an effort to reduce racial bias in courtrooms.

Francis Shen is an Associate Professor of Law and McKnight Presidential Fellow at the University of Minnesota. Click here to read more about his study, recently published in Hastings Law Journal.

Joe Virgillito is a staff writer and podcast producer at BTRtoday He is a graduate of Quinnipiac University with a degree in journalism. In his spare time, he enjoys reading and wandering around aimlessly, as…

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