After completing this self-study course, you will be able to:

  1. Identify and analyze studies which address Afrocentric facial features, race, and/or colorism in regards to the length and type of sentencing;
  2. Describe examples of how the presumption of innocence is impacted by defendants with more prominent Afrocentric features; and
  3. Ascertain ways that you, as a judge, can attempt to decrease the impact of skin tone and Afrocentric facial feature bias in the courtroom.

Please note, as this course is designed to take the average learner 20-30 minutes to complete, no CLE credit is available.

Learn Now