How Defense Attorneys Can Eliminate Implicit Bias and Racial Disparities in Criminal Justice Webinar Presented by Nazgol Ghandnoosh, Ph.D.
All FACDL seminars, apart from the annual Criminal Law Certification Review seminar, are intended to: promote the excellence of, disseminate knowledge to, and provide education to, the criminal defense community. In that regard, attendance at all seminars (apart from the certification review seminar) is limited to criminal defense attorneys, mitigation specialists, defense investigators and other staff involved in providing criminal defense.
Nazgol Ghandnoosh, Ph.D., is a senior research analyst with The Sentencing Project. She conducts and synthesizes research on criminal justice policies and has written about racial disparities in the justice system, public opinion about punishment, and the scope of reform efforts. Her recent work examines how states have begun scaling back excessive penalties for violent crimes, as part of The Sentencing Project’s campaign to end life imprisonment. She regularly presents to academic, practitioner, and general audiences and her work has been featured in outlets including the Washington Post, the New York Times, and WNYC’s On the Media.
Dr. Ghandnoosh earned an undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania and a doctorate in sociology from the University of California, Los Angeles. Her dissertation, “Challenging Mass Incarceration: A California Group's Advocacy for the Parole Release Life Term-to-Life Prisoners," was an in-depth study of a South Los Angeles-based group challenging severe sentences.
Live Webinar Date: Thursday, July 23rd from 1 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.
CLE: Approved for 1.5 CLE credits General, Bias Elimination. Expires 1/31/2022.
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