Bar Seen: Bench, bar discuss implicit bias in jury selection

Thursday, Mar. 23, 2017


The MBA hosted a CLE program on How to Identify Implicit Bias in Jury Selection Through Voir Dire on March 22 in Boston. The program included a presentation on implicit bias by U.S. District Court Judge Mark W. Bennett of the Northern District of Iowa (pictured above, far right) and a panel discussion including four judges from the Massachusetts Superior Court. Pictured panelists (L to R): Francis J. (Jay) Lynch, III, Marc L. Breakstone, Hon. Shannon Frison, Hon. Peter B. Krupp, Hon. Janet L. Sanders, MBA Vice President John Morrissey, Hon. Gregg J. Pasquale and Bennett.