JTDL: Mapping e-carceration; Surveillance reform is police reform + New Jobs


Florida prisons buy up location data from data brokers. (Techdirt) A prison mail surveillance company keeps tabs on those on the outside, too. (VICE)

Police reform requires regulating surveillance tech. (Patch) (h/t Rebecca Williams) A police camera that never tires stirs unease at the US First Circuit Court of Appeals. (Courthouse News)

A Florida sheriff’s office was sued for using its predictive policing program to harass residents. (Techdirt)

A map of e-carceration in the US. (Media Justice) (h/t Upturn)

This is what happens when ICE asks Google for your user information. (Los Angeles Times)

Data shows the NYPD seized 55,000 phones in 2020, and it returned less than 35,000 of them. (Techdirt)

The SAFE TECH Act will make the internet less safe for sex workers. (OneZero)

A New York lawmaker wants to ban the use of armed robots by police. (Wired)

A look at the first wave of government accountability of algorithms. (AI Now Institute) The algorithmic auditing trap. (OneZero)

The (im)possibility of fairness: Different value systems require different mechanisms for fair decision making. (Association for Computing Machinery)

A new open dataset has 510 commercial legal contracts with 13,000+ labels. (Atticus Project)

JusticeText co-founder shares her experience building tech for public defenders. (Law360)

It's the end of legal citations as we know it. (Techdirt)


[Virtual] Fast Forward Academy has numerous free classes taught by tech nonprofit leaders, multiple dates. (FFA) (h/t Summer Kennedy)

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Jobs & Opportunities

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

The Africa Digital Policy Institute is accepting fellow applications. (ADPI)

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

Center for Democracy and Technology has two positions. (CDT) (h/t Alex Givens)

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

Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation is recruiting a new chair and board members. (CDEI) (h/t Sarah Darrall)

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

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

Empact Solutions needs a youth justice data storyteller. (ES) (h/t Jason Melchi)

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

Florida’s 18th Judicial Circuit Court needs an senior info systems consultant. (F18) (h/t Legal Tech Jobs)

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

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

The Future Society has multiple openings. (FS)

[New] The US Government Services Agency is accepting ideas on how tech can improve the public’s interactions with the federal government. (GSA)

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)

JustFix.nyc is looking to fill a marketing role. (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) (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 Policing Project at NYU has multiple positions open. (PP)

ProBonoNet needs a product manager. (PBN)

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 client executive and a PM. (T&P)

UC Berkeley’s Algorithmic Fairness and Opacity Group has a public interest technology postdoc. (UCB) (h/t Zoe Kahn)

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

[New] University of Utah School of Law is looking for a visiting professor focused on innovation and A2J. (UU)

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 director of tech advancement. (VIJ) (h/t Eleni Manis)