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Friday, April 20 • 11:30am - 12:30pm
Racial Bias and Consumer Bankruptcy

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This panel will discuss implicit racial bias, how to identify bias in your bankruptcy practice, and strategies for reducing and eliminating bias.

Speakers
avatar for Prof. Patricia Devine

Prof. Patricia Devine

Kenneth and Mamie Clark Professor of Psychology | Department of Psychology
I am interested in how people manage the intrapersonal and interpersonal challenges associated with prejudice in our contemporary society. One main focus for recent work focused on the sources of motivation, internal and external, for responding without prejudice and the unique challenges... Read More →
avatar for Hon. LaShonda A. Hunt

Hon. LaShonda A. Hunt

LaShonda A. Hunt was appointed a United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Northern District of Illinois on January 6, 2017. She previously served as General Counsel of the Illinois Department of Central Management Services, Chief Legal Counsel of the Illinois Department of Corrections... Read More →
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Paul Kiel

Reporter, ProPublica
I cover consumer finance. | | In recent years, my work helped spur a $135 million settlement by a subprime lender for alleged abuses against service members, legislation in Congress, a federal investigation of a high-cost lender, state rule changes, and a nonprofit hospital to renounce... Read More →
avatar for Prof.  Angie Littwin

Prof. Angie Littwin

Ronald D. Krist Professor of Law, University of Texas
Professor Littwin studies bankruptcy, consumer, and commercial law from an empirical perspective. Her current research includes studying the knowledge of and attitudes towards bankruptcy among consumer being sued by debt collectors as well as the relationship between consumer credit... Read More →



Friday April 20, 2018 11:30am - 12:30pm
Plaza Ballroom D-F