JTDL: Court accessibility rollback; Open sourced court CMS + New Jobs


A New York City courts’ rule change makes housing court less accessible to tenants. (Law360)

A contractor exposed the movements of people wearing GPS ankle bracelets in Chicago. (Vice)

US Customs and Border Protection launched an app to track asylum seekers. (LA Times)

A federal ban on warrantless Stingrays—aka cell site simulators—finds bipartisan support. (Gizmodo)

It is easy for a geofence warrant to be unconstitutional. (Kansas Federal Public Defender)

The constitutionality of a conviction from a semi-virtually selected jury is challenged. (NJ.com)

Predictive policing strategies for children face push-back. (NBC)

The FBI has been pretending to sell an encrypted app, it was a honeypot for criminals. (New York Times)

The messy relationship between risk assessment datasets and algorithmic fairness benchmarks. (arXiv)

The prosecutor of Yolo County, California released a data portal and realized they have a racial disparity issue. (Yolo)

Amazon's Ring changed how police get doorbell footage. (Marketplace) How LAPD officers earned free swag by talking up Ring. (Los Angeles Times)

Here’s why tech giants have to hand over your data when federal investigators ask. (Washington Post)

The Baltimore City Council approved a moratorium on facial recognition technology, but the police are exempt. (Baltimore Sun)

Body cameras are now required for federal law enforcement officers. (Wall Street Journal)

Here’s how the US Tax Court built an open sourced case management system. (18F)

The false comfort of human oversight as an antidote to AI harm. (Slate)


[Virtual] NYU’s Institute for Public Interest Technology is putting on a two-week conference for scholars, late June. (NYU)

Jobs & Opportunities

18F, the federal government’s in-house tech shop, is hiring. (18F)

A2J Tech is looking to fill dev and PM roles. (A2JT)

Ameelio, a prison communications company, needs a dev. (A)

[New] Center for Democracy and Technology has multiple open positions. (CDT) (h/t Alex Givens)

The Day One Project needs a policy director for science and tech. (DOP)

The European Research Council has a research position for someone into legal theory and blockchain. (ERC)

Free Press is looking for a policy counsel. (FP) (h/t Amy Martyn)

Future of Privacy Forum is hiring a law and policy fellow. (FPF)

The Future Society has multiple positions. (FS)

Good Call is looking for an engineer. (GC) (h/t Gabe Leader-Rose)

Hack the Hood needs a director of curriculum and programs. (HtH)

Harvard’s Cyberlaw Clinic needs a new instructor. (HCC)

The Harvard Law Library’s Innovation Lab needs summer RAs. (HLL)

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

[New] King County, WA Public Defenders needs a CMS coordinator. (KCPD)

[New] The Law Society of Ontario needs a policy person for its regulatory sandbox. (LSO) (h/t Keith Porcaro)

The Legal Services Corporation is hiring for a chief data officer. (LSC) (h/t Dan Bernstein)

[New] LSC is taking speaker applications for the Innovations in Tech Conference. (ITC)

Measures for Justice has multiple positions open. (M4J)

[New] Nevada’s Supreme Court needs a CIO. (NSC)

Northeastern University’s Center for Law, Innovation, and Creativity needs a managing director. (NU) (h/t Keith Porcaro)

Paladin is looking for a product designer. (P)

The Partnership on AI is hiring for multiple positions. (PAI) (h/t Eleni Manis)

PEW needs a principal associate for its civil legal system modernization work. (PEW) (h/t Erika Rickard)

The Philly District Attorney's Office is looking to fill a number of roles, including for a data engineer. (PDAO)

ProBonoNet needs a product manager. (PBN)

[New] Quest for Justice needs a PM. (Q4J) (Disclosure: I work at Q4J.)

Recidiviz is looking for a security engineer. (R) (h/t Evan Green-Lowe)

Schmidt Futures needs a technical fellow. (SF)

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

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

[New] Tyler Tech has multiple open positions. (TT) (h/t Joyce Raby)

[New] University of Arizona needs a professor of practice focused on UX and law. (UA) (h/t Keith Porcaro)

The University of Michigan is hiring profs focused on racial justice and tech. (UM)

Upsolve, the bankruptcy platform, is hiring for multiple roles. (Up)

[New] The US Tax Court needs a product specialist and a DevSecOps engineer. (USTC)

Village Capital needs a managing director of its impact investing. (VC)

Wired is hiring editorial positions. (W)