Administrative Judicial Institute Program Announcement: Implicit Bias in Judicial Decision Making: Striving for Fairness from the Bench, March 23, 2011, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Dear Colleagues,

The Administrative Judicial Institute is pleased to invite you and your fellow administrative law judges to attend a program entitled ” Implicit Bias in Judicial Decision Making: Striving for Fairness from the Bench”,” on Wednesday evening, March 23, 2011, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.  The program will be presented by Columbia Professor Dana Carney and New York University Law School Professor Sarah Burns and will focus on helping judges understand how unintended biases develop and can impact judicial decision making, and how they might be avoided or addressed.

The program will be held at the Institute’s 14th Floor Lecture Room at 40 Rector Street and will provide 2 CLE credits in ethics.  A description of the program is posted on the Institute’s website.  Please share this announcement with your fellow judges and tribunal attorneys.

To register, go to the Upcoming Programs link on the Institute website:  http://www.nyc.gov/html/oath/html/aji/programs.shtml .  The registration link will be active after 4 p.m. today.

Hope to see you there,

Ray Kramer

Raymond E. Kramer

Administrative Law Judge

Administrative Judicial institute at the

Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings

40 Rector Street, 6th Floor

New York, New York 10006

rkramer@oath.nyc.gov

Phone: 212-442-4928; – 4929

Fax: 212-442-8910