Often difficult to spot, bias and assumptions can exist on both a personal and systemic level, and affect one’s decision-making and advocacy.

Whether you are an adjudicator or someone appearing before the tribunal system, learn how to check for these potential blind spots.

In this 60-minute online webinar, a panel of acknowledged experts will examine these concepts so you know how to deal with individual biases, assumptions, and stereotypes, as well as those that can exist within the tribunal system.

Registration includes 120-day unlimited, online access to the recorded program.

What You’ll Learn

Identifying systemic and institutional bias, and how these can be built into the adjudicative system

Analyzing examples of how stereotyping, bias, assumptions can come up in adjudication

Understanding how these concepts might affect those appearing before the tribunal system

  • Finding solutions for issues arising out of systemic biases

Who Should Attend

Lawyers and paralegals who regularly appear before administrative tribunals, agencies, and boards

Adjudicators for administrative tribunals, agencies, and boards

Individuals who are looking join/actively seeking positions in the adjudicative sector


Program Chairs



Recorded: Dec 14, 2018

$149 + HST

Printable registration form

If a downloadable form is required, please contact osgoodepd@osgoode.yorku.ca.

“Is financial assistance or funding available?”

As law evolves, we know how important it is to stay up to date. We also understand the financial implications of continuously upgrading your professional skills and knowledge. For more information on available options, including Job Grants, OSAP, please visit:

CPD and Accreditation

OsgoodePD is an accredited provider with the LSO, the Law Society of BC and NY CLE Board. Select your location to view the eligible hours you may claim.

CPD Hours
Contact us for inquiries about other provinces.
Professionalism 1h

Are you reporting hours from a previous date?

View our CPD & Accreditation page to see previously calculated hours for this course.

You may also be interested in…

Deeper Learning Opportunities


Are you a law graduate or an executive/senior professional with at least 5 years of specialized experience? Consider a full-time or part-time LLM degree.

Part-time LLMs Full-time LLMs

The Osgoode Certificate

Stay competitive with deep dives into the most critical issues in law. Taught by leading experts and designed for flexible learning, choose from multi-day programs or take courses at your own pace to build towards a certificate.

Explore certificates

Frequently Asked Questions

Client and Technical Support

Have questions? Get advice in person, by email or over the phone.

Online Technical Requirements

To ensure you do not encounter any issues that will impact or limit your learning experience, please review the following information.