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Lawyers discuss implicit bias, solutions at MSBA session

The judge's bench in a courtroom in Carroll County Circuit Court. (File photo)

OCEAN CITY — A room full of attorneys and judges received a primer on implicit bias and how it is manifested in court at the Maryland State Bar Association Legal Summit and Annual Meeting on Thursday. Implicit bias describes subconscious ...

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Supreme Court rejects appeal under NC racial bias law

In this October 2014, file photo, people walk outside the Supreme Court in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court will not hear an appeal from four former death row inmates in North Carolina who claimed systemic racial bias contributed to their death sentences. The justices said Monday they will not disturb a state Supreme ...

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Senate panel OKs bill banning anti-gay job bias

WASHINGTON — Gay rights advocates notched another victory Wednesday after a Senate panel approved a bill that would prohibit employers from discriminating against workers on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. The measure won support from all the ...

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