Shadows of Doubt: Brendan O’Flaherty and Rajiv Sethi
Where: New York Public Library—Mid-Manhattan Library
476 Fifth Ave. (42nd St. Entrance)
212-340-0863 Price: Free
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Economist examines the role stereotypes play in the the justice system.
Crimes and punishments take place under pressure and often with uncertainty. Offenders, victims, police, judges, and jurors make high-stakes decisions with limited information, under severe time pressure. With compelling stories and extensive data on how people behave in the heat of the moment, Shadows of Doubt: Stereotypes, Crime, and the Pursuit of Justice reveals the extent to which we rely on stereotypes as shortcuts in our decision making.
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