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Editor: Colin Miller
Univ. of South Carolina School of Law

Monday, April 19, 2021

Judge Gives an Implicit Bias Jury Instruction in the Derek Chauvin Trial

Today, the judge in the Derek Chauvin trial gave an implicit bias jury instruction. Here was the instruction:

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I think these instructions are a good addition to the standard jury instructions. Indeed, in my new article, "The Constitutional Right to an Implicit Bias Jury Instruction," I argue that there should be a Constitutional right to such an instruction.



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