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