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Impact of Bias on Crime Victims
Cost CLE Credits Topics
$50.00 1.0 General Practice, Protection, Victim Rights
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Presented By : Elizabeth Ortiz
Date: 29 Aug 2019

MCLE Accreditation: The Oregon State Bar has approved this program for 1.0 Access to Justice MCLE credit (ID #58845).  This program will be approved for 1.0 MCLE credit, including 1.0 credit in the subfield Recognition and Elimination of Bias, with the State Bar of California; NCVLI is an approved CA multiple activity provider. The training may be eligible for MCLE credit in other states; a certificate of attendance will be available after the program.
Duration: 60 minutes (1.0 credit)
Original Program Date: August 29, 2019
Presenter:  Elizabeth Ortiz, Executive Director, Arizona Prosecuting Attorneys' Advisory Council.  Read more about Ms. Ortiz.
Description:  Prosecutors hold the unique position of “Minister of Justice” in our criminal justice system.  As such, they have an ethical duty to seek justice and to treat all parties – from defendants to victims - fairly.  But prosecutors are human, and thus susceptible to the influences of both implicit and confirmation bias.  This training will focus on how prosecutors’ implicit and confirmation bias may impact crime victims, and will provide guidance for how to focus case analysis and communicate with victims to overcome potential bias.

The powerpoint for this training is available for download in a button below the video.

For a certificate of attendance following viewing, please email navra@lclark.edu with your name, the training title, and the 3 attendance codes from the bottom right-hand corner of the slides in the video.


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