JTDL: Data-informed jail; making jury instructions open + New Jobs


The data-informed jail. (National Institute of Justice)

The Criminal Justice Administrative Records System is formally introduced to the world. (CJARS)

Concerns are raised in the UK over remote legal advice given during police interviews. (Guardian)

Inside the nationwide network of AI-enabled surveillance cameras. (VICE) Home-security cameras have become a fruitful resource for law enforcement, and a fatal risk. (Washington Post)

How one state managed to actually write rules on facial recognition. (New York Times)

Officials in Baltimore and St. Louis put the brakes on Persistent Surveillance Systems’ spy planes. (Electronic Frontier Foundation)

There’s no such thing as lie detector technology. (VICE)

Pushing states to make jury instructions publicly available. (ABA Journal)

A lesson from the Netherlands, how tech can reinforce bias. (Politico) Taking on tech giants: the lawyer fighting algorithmic systems. (Guardian)

Coup leaders in Myanmar unleash a digital arsenal of repression. (New York Times)

A surgeon appeared in court from the operating room. (New York Times)

Legal Tech Jobs now allows companies to create and post their own listings. (LTJ)


[Virtual] The University of Michigan is putting on an introduction to CJARS, the criminal justice research platform, March 9. (UM) (h/t Jon Kahn)

[Virtua] The National Center for State Courts will host process improvement workshops for judges and court staff, registration closes March 10. (LC) (h/t Emily LaGratta).

[Virtual] Iowa State University is hosting a symposium on source code access during trial, March 12. (ISU) (h/t Kori Kahn)

[Virtual] University of Florida Law is hosting its Tech, Media, and Privacy conference, which has panels on criminal record and police data, March 19. (UFL)

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Jobs & Opportunities

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

A2JTech needs a product manager. (A2JT)

Access to Justice Tech Fellows has 20 fellowships to fill. (ATJ) (h/t David Gray)

Baltimore City needs a city data fellow. (Balt)

The Baltimore Digital Equity Coalition needs a coalition director. (BDEC) (h/t Emma Simpson).

The Bipartisan Policy Center needs a technology policy director. (BPC)

Blue Ridge Lab’s Catalyst incubator is accepting applicants. (BRL) (h/t Eleni Manis)

The Brookings Institution AI and Emerging Tech Initiative needs a senior researcher. (AIET)

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

Charles Koch Institute is accepting applications for the emerging tech policy leaders program. (CKI)

DataKind is looking for an executive director (DK) and director of volunteers. (DK) (h/t Elizabeth Grossman)

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

Duke’s Center for Science and Justice is accepting applications for an associate director (DCSJ). (h/t Keith Porcaro)

The European AI Fund needs a program officer. (EAIF)

Fast Forward Academy is accepting applications. (FFA) (h/t Summer Kennedy)

The Future Society has multiple openings. (FS)

Georgetown Law’s Center on Privacy & Technology is looking for a summer fellow. (CPT)

Harvard’s Berkman Klein Center needs a program Manager for AI policy practice. (BKC)

Harvard Law’s Cyberlaw Clinic is looking for a summer intern. (CC)

[New] Independent Television Service needs a criminal justice evaluation partner for a new PBS series looking at criminal justice in the US. (ITVS)

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

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

Measures for Justice has multiple positions open. (M4J)

New America’s Open Technology Institute needs a legal intern. (NA)

The Oklahoma Policy Institute needs a justice data analyst. (OPI)

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

Pennsylvania State University is looking for law, policy and engineering (PSU) and law professors. (PSU) (h/t Sandra Allain)

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

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

Swansea University has fully funded PhDs for those focused on human interactions with AI—deadline March 26. (SU)

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

UC Berkeley’s Center for Law and Tech need an ED. (UCB) (h/t Keith Porcaro)

University of Oxford has a postdoc position focused on algorithmic bias. (Ox) (h/t Chris Frascella)

[New] Universität Wien is looking for project staff at the Department of Innovation and Digitalisation in Law. (UW) (h/t Legal Tech Jobs)

University of Virginia is looking for an assistant professor in responsible data science. (UVA)

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

SafeLab at the Columbia School of Social Work is accepting UX fellowship applications. (UXR)

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