JTDL: New justice blog directory; OJP ends science advisory board + New Jobs

Editor’s Note

It was pointed out to me last week by Kevin O’Keefe that there isn’t a current directory of blogs focused on justice issues. So, on a whim, I decided to create one. If you have a favorite criminal or civil justice blog, please share it at this link. The directory we create is public for all to reference. Thank you in advance for your help!



A new report from the American Academy of Arts and Sciences sets forth how we can better collect civil justice data. (AAAS)

Why body cameras haven't stopped police brutality. (Wired)

Training data that is meant to make predictive policing less biased is still racist. (MIT Technology Review) How artificial intelligence creates a feedback loop of discrimination. (Teen Vogue)

Federal agents can search phones freely under a new circuit court ruling. (Verge) Evidence shows the FBI can hack into private Signal messages on a locked iPhone. (Forbes)

There are spying eyes everywhere, and now they share a brain. (Wired)

The Science Advisory Board at the Office of Justice Programs is no more. (Jeffrey Butts)

Former FBI officials are tapped for Amazon's growing security apparatus. (Intercept)

Police in Minneapolis reportedly used a geofence warrant at a George Floyd protest, sparking broad First Amendment concerns. (Verge)

New data shows the police departments with the most disparate arrests and killings. (538)

Despite scanning millions of faces, the Feds caught zero imposters at airports last year. (OneZero) Greek police will introduce live facial recognition. (OODA Loop) (h/t Rebecca Williams)

Accidental wiretaps: The implications of false positives by always-listening devices. (SSRN)

If surveillance data shouldn't exist, then reporters shouldn’t use it. (OneZero)

Italian prosecutors suspend government spyware used in WhatsApp phishing attacks. (VICE)

Digital evidence and the prosecution of queerness in Lebanon, Egypt, and Tunisia. (Program on Law and Society in the Muslim World)

To bridge the digital divide, cities tap their own infrastructure. (Bloomberg) A Nevada bill would allow tech companies to create governments. (Associated Press)

Eighty million Indian court cases are now a public dataset. (Medium)

Apps developed by Georgetown Law students are making an impact during the pandemic. (IronTech)

Government and court technology company Tyler Tech bought government payments company NIC. (GovTech) (h/t Irene Mo)

Police seize $60 million in bitcoin—where's the password? (Reuters)

“I'm not a cat,” pleads lawyer having Zoom difficulties. (New York Times)

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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)

The ACLU needs a technology fellow to look at tech that impacts civil rights. (ACLU) (h/t Irene Mo)

[New] 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)

[New] Day One Project, a policy accelerator, is accepting applicants. (DOP)

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)

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

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

The Federal Communications Law Journal is taking article submissions. (FCLJ) (h/t Allie Pisula)

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)

Paladin needs a product manager (P) and full stack engineer. (P)

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

[New] 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] University of Colorado Boulder’s Silicon Flatirons needs a program coordinator. (UC) (h/t Legal Tech Jobs)

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)

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

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

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