JTDL: Database collects police violence videos; Video hearings lead to higher bail + New Events

News

Surveillance self-defense: attending protests in the age of COVID-19. (Electronic Frontier Foundation)

If you see the cops, start recording. (The Verge) How to turn filming the police into the end of police brutality. (MIT) Activists created a public online database of police violence videos. (Slate)

Predator drone surveillance in Minneapolis is just the tip of the iceberg. (OneZero) Big Tech's role in policing the protests. (Wired) Two hundred and fifty Microsoft employees call on their CEO to cancel police contracts and support defunding Seattle police. (OneZero)

Microsoft won't sell police its facial-recognition technology, following similar moves by Amazon and IBM. (Washington Post) IBM said it's ditching facial recognition tech, but experts say it may have left itself a loophole. (Business Insider)

Police data belongs to the people. (Boston Globe) (Clarence Wardell)

Fifteen books by black scholars that the tech industry needs to read. (UCLA)

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative funds clean slate policy, so why won’t Facebook take down mugshots? (The Appeal) (Sarah Lageson)

In video hearings, defendants see higher bail amounts. (The Markup)

Do DNA databases make would-be criminals think twice? (Undark)

Intimate partner violence and digital privacy threats. (Journal of Cybersecurity)

A federal judge ruled that the NYPD must include prosecutors’ lists of police officers with credibility problems in its red flag database. (Gothamist)

Online dispute resolution's role in a post-pandemic world. (University of Denver)

Inside Nextdoor's “Karen problem”. (The Verge)

An AI procurement toolkit for government. (World Economic Forum)

LAPD received technology demos from phone hacking firm NSO Group. (VICE)

AI in the public defender’s office. (Forbes)

The Philly DA’s office published a data report on how COVID has impacted the city’s criminal justice system. (PDAO) (h/t Oren Gur)

How to conduct randomized control trials in state prisons. (National Institute of Justice)

AI, AR, and the somewhat speculative future of a tech-fueled FBI. (Wired)


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Events

[Virtual] Legal Geek is hosting a conference on June 23. (LG)

[Virtual] Passport to Practice, a bootcamp for law students and new lawyers, will be held June 24-25. (PtP)

[Virtual] Docacon, a conference that teaches docassemble, is June 26. (Doca)

The National Association of Court Management annual conference will be held in New Orleans from July 12-16. (NACM)

[Virtual] Subtech, a conference on law and innovation, is July 16-17. (ST)

[Virtual] The International Legal Technology Association is holding a conference from August 24-28. (ILTA)

[Virtual] The first annual American Legal Technology Awards will be held in August, date TBD. (ALT)

[Stay tuned] We Robot 2020 may not take place at the University of Ottawa. (UOttawa)


Jobs & Opportunities

AI Now Institute has numerous openings. (AI Now)

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

The Aspen Tech Policy Hub is looking for a deputy director and a program coordinator. (Aspen) (h/t Betsy Cooper)

Berkeley Law's Technology & Public Policy Clinic is looking for a clinical teaching fellow. (Cal)

Blue Ridge Labs needs a program associate. (BRL)

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

Code for America is looking for a senior consulting engineer for its “Clear My Record” expungement project. (CfA) (h/t Matt Bernius)

[New] Color of Change is hiring for numerous data and engineering positions. (CoC)

The FBI needs a software engineer. (FBI)

Georgetown’s Institute for Technology Law & Policy needs a justice data associate. (GULC) (h/t Matthew Stubenberg)

The Illinois Courts are looking for a senior program manager for its legal technology initiatives. (ILCourts)

Lagniappe Law Lab is looking for an access-to-justice tech fellow. (LLL)

LawHelpNY needs a new director. (CFW)

Measures for Justice has numerous open positions in their research and technology sections. (MfJ)

Neota Logic, an expert systems platform, is looking for a university and non-profit relationships director, plus other roles. (Neota)

The Philly District Attorney's Office is looking for researchers, data scientists and programmers. (PDAO)

Pro Bono Net has numerous openings in New York for project management and other roles. (PBN)

Quest for Justice is looking for a front end developer and marketing director. (Q4J) (Disclosure: I work for Q4J.)

Recidiviz, a criminal justice data platform, is looking to fill multiple roles. (Recidiviz)

Texas Southern University’s Center for Justice Research is looking for a research analyst. (TSU)

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

Thorn, a platform fighting child sex trafficking, has a number of positions open. (Thorn)

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