JTDL: Social media woos cops & prosecutors; policing the police with video + Jobs


Bystander videos are policing the police by putting deaths on display. (NYT)

Facebook ran a multiyear charm offensive to woo state prosecutors. (Bloomberg) Micro-social networking site Nextdoor courted police and public officials. (CityLab)

With the major dark web marketplaces under siege by law enforcement, cyber criminals don’t know how to trust each other. (Abacus)

Congress has no idea how much web browsing data the FBI collects. (VICE)

How drones are being used by police during the pandemic. (Daily Dot)

Automated background check programs are punishing renters. (Markup)

The California Assembly is considering a bill, which would allow Berkeley and Irvine law schools to develop an AI system alongside local courts to help self-represented litigants. The bill unanimously passed the state Senate. (Cal) (h/t Joyce Raby)

A group in Philly is handing out free smartphones to prisoners being released. (BP) (h/t Oren Gur)

From one of the founders of bankruptcy nonprofit Upsolve, Immigrants like Us is a new immigration law platform. (ILU) (h/t Lorelei Laird)

TechDirt launched The Tech Policy Greenhouse, a forum to tackle the biggest tech policy challenges. (TechDirt)

For folks in Maryland, Matthew Stubenberg needs beta users for his new Chrome plugin that assists with the state courts’ Case Search site. (Stubenberg)

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[Virtual] Tonight, there is a discussion on ethics and race in technology. (City Arts & Lectures)

[Virtual] CALIcon, a conference about technology and legal education, is happening June 3-5, 2020. (CALI)

[Virtual] Docacon, a conference that teaches docassemble, is June 26 at the Stetson University College of Law in Tampa. (Doca)

[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)

ATJ Tech Fellows Program is looking for fellows and partner organizations. (ATJ)

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

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)

The FBI needs a software engineer. (FBI)

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

Good Call, a legal support tech non-profit, needs a volunteer to help compile an online resource center. (GC)

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)

City of Oakland needs a data scientist for its police performance project. (Oak)

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)