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Biased? Me? How Biology & Psychology Affect Our Opinions and Actions


Average Rating:
   1281
Available Credit:
DEI - Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion |  Elimination of Bias |  Ethics
Faculty:
Claude Ducloux
Duration:
57 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Product Type:
On Demand
License:
Access for 365 day(s) after purchase.


Description

So much of the practice of law involves decision-making, and convincing others to make better decisions based upon fact rather than emotion. This course is intended to guide attendees to appreciate how they involuntarily make decisions and guide them to recognize and prevent bias. We'll examine:

  • The biology of human decision-making, including emotion, mood, complex
  • cognition, and reasoning
  • The psychology of decision-making, heuristics, and issue-framing
  • The seven steps to effective decision-making
  • Self-serving bias, confirmation bias, and epistemic closure
  • The backfire effect of receiving contradictory evidence
  • Crushing your insular cortex to relieve the stress of unacceptable truth
  • Justification and politicization
  • Tipping points to change misperceptions 
  • Professional training received by judges
  • Strategies to prevent bias in your own decision-making
  • Strategies in communicating to third-parties

Credits


Alabama Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hour of CLE credit, of which 1.0 hour is General credit, which includes .50 Ethics. You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion.


State Bar of Alaska (MCLE reciprocity may be available)

This activity may qualify for up to 1.0 hour toward your annual CLE requirement for the State Bar of Alaska, including 1.0 hour General credit, which may include up to .50 hour Ethics.


State Bar of Arizona Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hour of CLE credit, of which 1.0 hours General credit, which includes .50 hours Ethics. 


State Bar of Arkansas Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hour of CLE credit, of which 1.0 hour is Ethics credit. You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion. 


State Bar of California Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hour of CLE credit, of which 1.0 hour is for General credit, which includes 1.0 for Bias Elimination.


Colorado Credit Statement

There is 1.2 hour(s) total CLE credit, of which 1.2 hour(s) is General credit, including .60 hours(s) Ethics and  hour(s) is EDI credit.  You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion.


State Bar of Delaware Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hour of CLE credit, of which 1.0 hour is General credit, which includes 1.0 hour Ethics credit. You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion. 


The Florida Bar Credit Statement

There is 1.2 hour of CLE credit, of which 1.2 hour is for General credit, which includes 1.2 for Bias Elimination. You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion.


State Bar of Georgia Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hour of CLE credit, of which 1.0 hour is Ethics credit. You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion.


State Bar of Hawaii Credit Statement (Under Approved Jurisdiction Policy)

This activity may qualify for up to 1.0 hour toward your annual CLE requirement for the State Bar of Hawaii, including 1.0 hour General credit, which may include up to .50 hour Ethics, according to the Approved Jurisdiction Policy of Hawaii.


Idaho Credit Statement

This is 1.0 hour of CLE credit, of which 1.0 hour is Ethics credit.  You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion.


Illinois Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hour(s) Total CLE credit, of which 1.0 hour(s) is General credit, including 1.0 hour(s) Ethics credit.  You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion.


Indiana Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hour(s) of CLE credit, of which 1.0 hour(s) is for General credit, which includes 1.0 hour(s) Ethics credit. You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion.


Iowa Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hours CLE credit, of which is 1.0 hours is Diversity credit.  You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion.


State Bar of Kentucky Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hour of CLE credit, of which 1.0 hour is General credit. You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion.


Maine Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hours CLE credit, of which 1.0 hours is Harassment & Discrimination credit. You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion.


Maryland State Bar

Certificate to show completion only.  MCLE is not required in Maryland.


Minnesota Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hours CLE credit, of which 1.0 hours is Bias Elimination credit. You will receive the activity number on your certificate, upon completion.


State Bar of Mississippi Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hour of CLE credit, of which 1.0 hour is Ethics credit.


State Bar of Montana Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hours of CLE credit, of which .50 hours is Ethics credit. You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion.


State Bar of Nebraska Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hours of CLE credit, of which 1.0 hours is Ethics credit. You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion.


State Bar of Nevada Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hour of CLE credit, of which 1.0 hour is Ethics credit. You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion.


State Bar of New Hampshire Credit Statement (Note: Sponsor has not requested course accreditation)

This activity may qualify for up to 1.0 hour toward your annual CLE requirement for the State Bar of New Hampshire, including 1.0 hours General credit, which may include up to .50 hours Ethics.


State Bar of New Jersey Credit Statement

There is 1.2 hours of General CLE credit, which includes 1.2 hours Diversity, Inclusion, & Elimination of Bias Credit. You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion.


State Bar of New Mexico Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hour of CLE credit, of which 1.0 hour is Ethics credit.  You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion.


New York Credit Statement (under Approved Jurisdiction Policy (AJP))

This activity may qualify for up to 1.2 hours toward your annual CLE requirement under New York’s Approved Jurisdiction Policy (APJ), of which 1.2 hours qualifies for General credit, including 1.2 hours Ethics or Elimination of Bias credit.


Nonspecific Certificate of Attendance

Certificate of Completion only: 1.0 hours training completed. Sponsor has not sought accreditation.


State Bar of North Carolina Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hour of CLE credit, of which 1.0 hour is Ethics credit. You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion.


State Bar of North Dakota Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hours of CLE credit, of which .50 hours is Ethics credit. You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion.


Ohio Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hour(s) total CLE credit, of which .50 hour(s) is General credit and includes .50 hour(s) Attorney Professional Conduct hours. You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion.


State Bar of Oregon Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hour of CLE credit, of which 1.0 hour is for Access to Justice credit. You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion. 


Pennsylvania Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hour of CLE credit, of which 1.0 hour is Ethics credit.


State Bar of Rhode Island Credit Statement (Note: Sponsor has not requested course accreditation)

This activity may qualify for up to 1.2 hour toward your annual CLE requirement for the State Bar of Rhode Island, including 1.2 hours General credit, which may include up to .60 hours Ethics.


State Bar of South Carolina Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hours of CLE credit, of which 1.0 hours is Ethics credit. You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion.


State Bar of Tennessee Credit Statement There is 1.0 hour of CLE credit, of which 1.0 hour is Dual credit.  You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion.
State Bar of Texas Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hour of CLE credit, of which 1.0 hour is General credit, which includes .50 hour Ethics. You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion. 


Vermont Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hours CLE credit, of which 1.0 is Diversity & Inclusion credit.


State Bar of Virginia Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hour of CLE credit, of which 1.0 hour is General credit. You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion.


State Bar of West Virginia Credit Statement

There is 1.2 hours of CLE credit, of which .60 hours is Ethics credit. You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion.


State Bar of Wyoming Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hours of CLE credit, of which .50 hours is Ethics credit.



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Director of Education

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Attorney at Law, Board Certified in Civil Trial and Appellate Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization; LawPay’s Director of Education, Ethics, and State Compliance.

Claude E. Ducloux is an attorney licensed in Texas, Colorado, and California who speaks nationally on legal ethics, law office management, and trial-related topics. In 2011, he won the highest statewide award from the State Bar of Texas for lifetime contribution to CLE and has been invited to speak in more than 500 programs since January 1, 2016. Claude has served as course director and creator of numerous CLE institutes and advanced courses. 

Mr. Ducloux has a long legacy of bar service, including being President of the Austin Bar Association, and serving as Chair of almost every major bar-related entity, as well as the Texas Bar Foundation.  He is a board-certified civil trial and appellate attorney in Texas.