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Stereotypes in a Defense Attorney's Work

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A defense attorney notices his client's last name is "Reddog" He is surprised at the spelling. How might stereotypes play into the attorneys assumptions about the client and shape the interaction during the appointment. How can stereotypes often be misleading?

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As you express briefly how might stereotypes play into the attorney's assumptions about the client, the attorney may wrongly assume that this client will have braids, hunt and fish profusely, wear moccasins, be an alcoholic or compulsive gambler, or an addicted peyote ...

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200 words of personal opinions are generated to discuss how stereotypes operate. A mock case involving a client with a native American surname is used to articulate the issue.

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