The Law of Implicit Bias

DSpace/Manakin Repository

The Law of Implicit Bias

Citable link to this page


Title: The Law of Implicit Bias
Author: Sunstein, Cass Robert
Citation: Christine M. Jolls & Cass R. Sunstein, The Law of Implicit Bias, 94 Calif. L. Rev. 969 (2006).
Access Status: Full text of the requested work is not available in DASH at this time (“dark deposit”). For more information on dark deposits, see our FAQ.
Full Text & Related Files:
Abstract: Considerable attention has been given to the Implicit Association Test (IAT), which finds that most people have an implicit and unconscious bias against members of traditionally disadvantaged groups. Implicit bias poses a special challenge for antidiscrimination law because it suggests the possibility that people are treating others differently even when they are unaware that they are doing so. Some aspects of current law operate, whether intentionally or not, as controls on implicit bias; it is possible to imagine other efforts in that vein. An underlying suggestion is that implicit bias might be controlled through a general strategy of debiasing through law.
Published Version:
Other Sources:
Citable link to this page:
Downloads of this work:

Show full Dublin Core record

This item appears in the following Collection(s)


Search DASH

Advanced Search