January 21, 2020 Diversity

Challenging Implicit Bias on the Bench in Family Law Cases

By: Andy Wilson

In an increasingly diverse practice of family law, we all strive to promote inclusion and to fight against prejudices that our clients, and even us as legal professionals, face in their cases.  And while prejudices may be obvious – ‘headlines’ if you will – buried deep in the ‘text’ of our brains are implicit biases which “are pervasive in the practice of law and are an invisible thumb on the scale of justice".

In the practice of family law, we strive to promote inclusion and fight against prejudices that our clients, and even us as legal professionals, face.

In the practice of family law, we strive to promote inclusion and fight against prejudices that our clients, and even us as legal professionals, face.

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