15 Ohio St. J. Crim. L. 73 (2017-2018)
Implicit Racial Bias and Racial Anxiety: Implications for Stops and Frisks

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          Implicit   Racial Bias and Racial Anxiety:
              Implications for Stops and Frisks



                          L. Song   Richardson*

I. INTRODUCTION       .......................................................74

II. IMPLICIT RACIAL BIAS AND RACIAL ANXIETY              .........................75
    A. Judgments of Suspicion: The Influence of Implicit Racial Bias .............75
        1. Increased Scrutiny                       .....................................76
        2. Biased Evaluations of Ambiguous Behaviors ..................76
    B. Interactions: The Influence ofRacial Anxiety ....................78

Ill. IMPLICATIONS FOR POLICING AND THE FOURTH  AMENDMENT...............81
    A. Acting on Racial Hunches     .......................................81
    B. Fostering Negative Interactions and Constructing Reasonable Suspicion.84

IV. CONCLUSION               .......................................................88


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     *  Interim Dean, UC Irvine School of Law. AB, Harvard College, JD, The Yale Law School.
I wish to thank Jennifer Laurin for inviting me to participate in this issue and for her insightful
comments and edits. I am also grateful to Courtney Sackett, Thomas Rovito, and other members of
the Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law for their editing assistance.

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