JTDL: Cops live-stream Amazon cameras; FBI sunsets UCR tool + new jobs


Portland, Maine voted to ban government use of facial recognition technology. (Verge) Facial recognition was used to identify a Lafayette Square protester accused of assault. (Washington Post)

Police in Jackson, Mississippi will pilot a program that live-streams Amazon Ring cameras. (Electronic Frontier Foundation) (h/t Amanda Brown)

The Baltimore Police Department’s spy plane finished its pilot period and was grounded—there’s still no evidence it helped solve crime. (ABC) Meanwhile, a divided U.S. appeals court ruled that the plane does not violate a reasonable expectation of privacy. (Baltimore Brew)

British police are using fingerprint scanners to target Black residents. (Wired UK)

Because of an Federal Aviation Administration loophole, we don’t know who’s using drones to surveil the protests. (Wired)

San Diego’s spying streetlights are stuck switched “on,” despite a local directive. (Ars)

The people who bear the risks of algorithmic systems should get to determine whether—and how—they’re used. (Boston Globe)

[Podcast] Empirical evidence shows pretrial detention violates the presumption of innocence. (Ipse Dixit) (h/t Colin Starger)

The FBI’s Uniform Crime Report data tool was replaced by the Crime Data Explorer. (FBI)

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Decolonizing Justice, a conference on community-based justice and legal aid, will take place online from Nov. 16-19. (DJ) (h/t Sam Harden)

Jobs & Opportunities

18F, the federal government’s in-house tech shop, is hiring. (18F) (h/t Eleni Manis)

The ACLU needs a technology fellow to look at tech that impacts civil rights. (ACLU) (h/t Irene Mo)

[New] The ACLU of Northern California is looking for interns. (ACLU NorCal)

The Algorithmic Justice League needs a director of ops. (AJL) (h/t Keith Porcaro)

Arnold Ventures has a bunch of job openings in their various criminal justice tracks. (Arnold)

ATJ Tech Fellows has a science fiction writing competition for law students. (ATJ)

The Brennan Center is looking for a bunch of legal interns. (BC) (h/t Eleni Manis)

Callisto needs a senior dev. (C)

The Center for Democracy and Technology is growing and hiring a number of upper-level positions. (CDT) (h/t Alex Givens)

The Center for Policing Equity needs a data analyst and full stack engineer. (CPE) (h/t Eleni Manis)

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative has openings in their Justice and Opportunity vertical. (CZI)

[New] The Civil Resolution Tribunal in British Columbia needs tribunal members and a law student. (CRT) (h/t Legal Tech Jobs)

Cornell’s Digital Life Initiative has a new technology law and policy fellowship. (CDLI)

Data and Society is looking for fellows. (DnS) (h/t Eleni Manis)

Data for Black Lives needs a national organizing director. (DfBL)

DataKind is looking for a director of volunteers. (DK) (h/t Eleni Manis)

DC’s Criminal Code Reform Commission needs a social scientist. (CCRC)

The Edinburgh Futures Institute’s Centre for Technomoral Futures has four funded PhDs to give away. (EFI)

The Electronic Frontier Foundation has a fellowship for recent law grads. (EFF) (h/t Eleni Manis)

Everytown for Gun Safety needs a data engineer. (EGS) (h/t Eleni Manis)

Fastcase needs a technical product manager. (FC) (h/t Sam Harden)

Future Tense is looking for a research and events associate. (FT)

Georgetown’s Beek Center for Social Impact is hiring for numerous roles. (BC)

Georgetown Law’s Center on Privacy and Technology needs an associate. (CPT)

The Harvard Ash Center needs a research assistant. (HAC) (h/t Eleni Manis)

The Harvard Berkman Klein Center opened its fellowship application. (BKC) (h/t Eleni Manis)

The Harvard Law Library’s Innovation Lab needs a outreach coordinator. (HLL)

The Journal of Science and Law is rebooting and is taking submissions. (JSL) (h/t Sasha Davenport)

[New] JustFix.nyc is looking to fill multiple roles. (JF)

Just Tech has numerous openings. (JT) (h/t Legal Tech Jobs)

LawHelpNY needs a new director. (CFW)

Lagniappe Law Lab needs a legal content manager. (LLL) (h/t Amanda Brown)

Microsoft needs a PM focused on justice and equity. (MSFT) (h/t Eleni Manis)

Next Chapter, a coding bootcamp for the previously incarcerated, is accepting applications. (NC) (h/t Emma Simpson)

Paladin needs a full stack engineer. (P)

The Partnership on AI is looking for a director of research. (PAI) (h/t Eleni Manis)

The Patrick McGovern Foundation has a slew of positions. (PMF)

[New] The Philly District Attorney's Office is looking for an engineering lead to run the creation of their new CMS. (PDAO)

Presidential Innovation Fellowship is open for applications. (PIF) (h/t Eleni Manis)

Pro Bono Net has an open position. (PBN)

Raheem, a platform for reporting police violence, needs a software engineer. (R)

RapidSoS, a data platform for first responders, is hiring. (RSoS) (h/t Eleni Manis)

Recidiviz has a number of openings. (R)

Ryerson University’s Legal Innovation Zone has multiple openings. (RU) (h/t Legal Tech Jobs)

San Francisco city government needs a business analyst for their criminal justice data work. (SF) (h/t Eleni Manis)

Schmidt Futures has numerous open roles. (SF)

The Shuttleworth Foundation opened applications for fellows. (SF)

[New] SimpleCitizen, an immigration tech company, has engineering, product and sales roles. (SC) (h/t Eleni Manis)

Suffolk Law School needs an instructional designer for its online legal education. (SLS)

Suffolk Law School’s LIT Lab needs a Python dev. (SLS)

Theory and Principle, a legal software development boutique, needs a full stack dev. (T&P)

TuitApp needs a legal researcher. (TA) (h/t Legal Tech Jobs)

The Vera Institute of Justice has numerous open positions, including a director of innovation. (VIJ) (h/t Eleni Manis)

Yale Law School is looking for visiting fellows for the Information Society Project. (ISP)

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