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The Science and the Injustice of the Central Park Jogger Case

A screening of The Central Park Five, a documentary about racial bias and false confessions, accompanied the “Law & (Dis)Order: Psychological Science in the Legal System” theme program. Yusef Salaam, one of the exonerees in the Central Park jogger rape case, details his harrowing experiences. APS Fellow Saul Kassin and filmmaker Sarah Burns join Salaam for a discussion of the film. ... More>

US Supreme Court Recognizes Role of Unconscious Bias in Disparate Treatment

Psychological science on implicit bias served as a guide for a landmark Supreme Court decision on the Fair Housing Act. ... More>

The Flexibility of Racial Bias

Can science make you less sexist while you sleep?