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Author Talk: Shadows of Doubt: Stereotypes, Crime, and the Pursuit of Justice


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Authors Brendan O’Flaherty and Rajiv Sethi will discuss their newly released book. Shadows of Doubt reveals how stereotypes can shape the ways crimes unfold and how they contaminate the justice system through far more insidious, pervasive, and surprising paths than we have previously imagined. With compelling stories and extensive data on how people act as they try to commit, prevent, or punish crimes, the authors reveal the extent to which we rely on stereotypes in our decision making, how such stereotypes are implicated in the most controversial criminal justice issues of our time, and how a clearer understanding of their effects can guide us toward a more just society.

Copies of the book will be available for sale and signing.

Earlier Event: July 17
Create Camp @ Hilton -Moon Wall Art
Later Event: July 17
Planetary Projects @ Main