Video: Eva Paterson at Chicago Ideas Week

The Trayvon Martin shooting in 2012 brought racial stereotypes and profiling to the forefront of the public media. Eva Paterson discusses how our minds can make these stereotypical relationships outside of our level of consciousness, and what the public, government and law enforcement need to do to break through biased decision making. CIW: Criminal Justice:Continue reading “Video: Eva Paterson at Chicago Ideas Week”

The Mighty, Mighty 14th Amendment

Those of you who have seen the movie Lincoln now know all about the 13th Amendment. A couple of years later, the nation passed the 14th Amendment, which among other provisions enshrined equality in the sacred and living document that is our constitution. One of EJS’s primary goals is “reclaiming the 14th Amendment.” The conservativeContinue reading “The Mighty, Mighty 14th Amendment”

EJS to Present at ‘Implicit Bias Across the Law’ Book Conference at Harvard Law School on June 14

EJS President Eva Paterson will join many of the country’s leading minds on implicit bias theory at the “Implicit Bias and the Law” book conference on June 14 at the Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race and Justice at Harvard Law School. Professor Charles J. Ogletree, Jr., the founding board chair of EJS, established theContinue reading “EJS to Present at ‘Implicit Bias Across the Law’ Book Conference at Harvard Law School on June 14”