JTDL: Let prisoners have cellphones; Law & tech career guide + New jobs


Why not let people have cellphones in prison? (Slate)

Cops used Amazon Ring cameras to monitor Black Lives Matter protests. (Electronic Frontier Foundation)

Minneapolis banned its police department from using facial recognition software. (TechCrunch) Civil rights groups asked the Biden administration to oppose facial recognition. (Washington Post)

The shoddy science behind emotional recognition technology. (OneZero)

Login.gov will provide authentication and identity proofing services to some federally funded state and local government programs. (GSA)

How Tyler Technologies' $2.3 billion acquisition impacts courts. (Law360)

Why governments should stop simplifying complex systems. (Centre for Public Impact)

Who should stop unethical AI? (New Yorker) Tech firms need Black AI scholars. (Nature)

Last week it was Sublime; this week, cops in California played the Beatles is an attempt to impede citizen live-streaming through copyright controls. (Vice) (h/t Al Passarella)

Duke Law announced the new Digital Governance Design Studio. (DGDS)

A law and tech career guide. (Lawtomated) (h/t Gabe Teninbaum)

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Jobs & Opportunities

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

A2J Tech needs a product manager. (A2JT)

Aspen Tech Policy Hub needs a design and communications intern (Aspen) and is accepting applications for their tech policy fellow and training programs. (Aspen) (h/t Mai Sistla)

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

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

Callisto needs a senior dev. (C)

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)

Code for America needs a senior quantitative criminal justice researcher. (CfA)

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)

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)

Harvard Law’s Journal of Law and Technology is accepting articles. (JOLT)

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)

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)

The Responsible Business Initiative for Justice is looking for a Campaign Manager and a Director of Operations (RBIJ) (h/t Silas Horst)

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 PM. (T&P)

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

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

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)

The Washington Post is hiring eight new tech reporters and editors. (WP)

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