Predictive policing tools used widely by law enforcement agencies attempt to identify where crime will happen before it does. These analyses determine police deployment, and ultimately, arrest data. In this article, Ben Winters highlights how risk assessment tools use that data, combined with various other inputs, to determine detention, bail, sentencing, parole, and more which… Continue reading Layered Opacity: Criminal Legal Technology Exacerbates Disparate Impact Cycles and Prevents Trust
LESSONS FOR THE NEXT TWENTY YEARS: WHAT WE’VE LEARNED IN THE TWO DECADES SINCE 9/11 A Note from Editor-in-Chief William C. Banks By any measure the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon on September 11, 2001 brought an immediate laser focus to the phenomenon of international terrorism. Though hardly new to… Continue reading Lessons for the Next Twenty Years: What We’ve Learned in the Two Decades Since 9/11
In 2012, Russia passed its first-ever Foreign Agent Law, which western analysts described as an attempt to stymie civil society. Russia argued that it modeled its Law after the American Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA). Samuel Rebo describes how on their face the laws seem similar, while their implementation has differed. While Russia has actively… Continue reading FARA in Focus: What Can Russia’s Foreign Agent Law Tell Us About America’s?