JTDL: Our virtual eviction crisis; cartels on TikTok + new jobs


Inside America’s virtual eviction crisis. (MIT Tech Review)

The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers wrote an extensive report on the use of risk assessments in the criminal justice system. (NACDL) The Pretrial Justice Institute solidified their position against risk assessments in a new white paper. (PJI) (h/t Andy Davies)

Public defenders’ perceptions of police body worn cameras. (Oxford) (h/t Andy Davies)

There’s a surveillance tool that can find you with just your telephone number, and 25 countries bought it. (Forbes) US Customs and Border Protection is under investigation for its use of warrantless cell phone location data. (Ars)

As cities curbed surveillance, Baltimore Police took to the skies. (Wired)

Austin law enforcement spied on nonpolitical cultural events. (Intercept)

The next step in government data tracking is the “Internet of Things”. (Wall Street Journal)

Massachusetts lawmakers voted to pass a statewide police ban on facial recognition. (TechCrunch) The French Ministry of the Interior made several proposals for the use of facial recognition technology by public authorities in France. (AI Regulation)

A look into Seattle’s online criminal courts. (Komo News) (h/t Lyn Tashea)

Some crazy people said that it would cost $2 billion to make PACER, the federal courts’ database, free to the public—they are wrong. (FedScoop)

The US Government Accountability Office released a technology assessment design handbook. (GAO)

Promoting that cartel lifestyle on TikTok. (New York Times)


The Beeck Center at Georgetown is hosting a crash course on tech work in government, Dec. 10. (Beeck)

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Jobs & Opportunities

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

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

The ACLU of Northern California is looking for interns. (ACLU NorCal)

The Algorithmic Justice League needs a director of ops. (AJL) (h/t Keith Porcaro)

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

ATJ Tech Fellows has a science fiction writing competition for law students. (ATJ)

[New] The Boston University School of Law needs a professor for its technology law clinic. (BU) (h/t Matthew Stubenberg)

The Brennan Center is looking for a bunch of legal interns. (BC) (h/t Eleni Manis)

Callisto needs a senior dev. (C)

The Center for Democracy and Technology is hiring a number of staff and internship positions. (CDT) (h/t Alex Givens)

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

[New] The Civil Resolution Tribunal in British Columbia needs a business analyst. (CRT)

Cornell’s Digital Life Initiative has a new technology law and policy fellowship. (CDLI)

[New] The Council for State Governments Justice Center needs six senior policy analysts. (CSG) (h/t Joyce Raby)

Data and Society is looking for fellows (DnS) and applicants for a workshop on public data infrastructure (DnS). (h/t Eleni Manis)

Data for Black Lives needs a national organizing director. (DfBL)

DataKind is looking for a director of volunteers. (DK) (h/t Eleni Manis)

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

[New] The Digital Freedom Fund needs a racial and social justice lead. (DFF)

The Edinburgh Futures Institute’s Centre for Technomoral Futures has four funded PhDs to give away. (EFI)

Everytown for Gun Safety needs a data engineer. (EGS) (h/t Eleni Manis)

Future Tense is looking for a research and events associate. (FT)

Georgetown Law’s Center on Privacy and Technology needs an associate. (CPT)

The Harvard Berkman Klein Center opened its fellowship application. (BKC) (h/t Eleni Manis)

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

Hate Aid, a German org, needs legal interns. (HA) (h/t Legal Tech Jobs)

[New] Illinois Court Help needs a senior program manager. (ICH) (h/t Natalie Knowlton)

The Journal of Science and Law is rebooting and is taking submissions. (JSL) (h/t Sasha Davenport)

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

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

Lagniappe Law Lab needs a legal content manager. (LLL) (h/t Amanda Brown)

[New] The Legal Services Corp. needs a special assistant to the president. (LSC) (h/t Nadia Elguindy)

Microsoft needs a PM focused on justice and equity. (MSFT) (h/t Eleni Manis)

[New] The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers needs a senior dev. (NACDL) (h/t Julie Ciccolini)

New America opened up applications for its national fellows program. (NA)

Next Chapter, a coding bootcamp for the previously incarcerated, is accepting applications. (NC) (h/t Emma Simpson)

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

Paladin needs a full stack engineer. (P)

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

The Patrick McGovern Foundation has a slew of positions. (PMF)

The Philly District Attorney's Office is looking to fill a number of roles. (PDAO)

[New] Pro Bono Net has an open position and needs interns. (PBN)

Raheem, a platform for reporting police violence, needs a software engineer. (R)

RapidSoS, a data platform for first responders, is hiring. (RSoS) (h/t Eleni Manis)

Recidiviz has a number of openings. (R)

Ryerson University’s Legal Innovation Zone has multiple openings. (RU) (h/t Legal Tech Jobs)

San Francisco city government needs a business analyst for their criminal justice data work. (SF) (h/t Eleni Manis)

Schmidt Futures has numerous open roles. (SF)

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

[New] Theory and Principle, a legal software development boutique, needs a UX designer. (T&P)

University College London is offering a fully funded PhD for someone interested in studying technology-facilitated abuse in intimate partner violence. (UCL) (h/t Leonie Tanczer)

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

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

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