JTDL: Tech & anti-abortion prosecutions; new access-to-justice podcast + New Jobs


On a personal note, I am hosting Talk Justice, a new podcast from the Legal Services Corporation on access-to-justice. Our first episode covers the role technology plays in expanding pro bono legal services. (Talk Justice)

A preview of how anti-abortion prosecutors will weaponize digital devices as criminal evidence against pregnant people and abortion providers. (SSRN)

A new series looks at how technology captures police misconduct. (Verge)

The research and practice needs to preserve fairness in online criminal proceedings. (Rand) (h/t Sarah Lageson) The privacy perils of “Zoom Justice”. (Crime Report)

Information technology and police productivity. (Oxford Academic) The police say CompStat saved New York City, so why do NYPD captains want to pull the plug? (Bedford + Bowery)

Not just an us problem, police across Canada are using predictive policing software. (VICE)

Three federal court rulings find geo-fence warrants unconstitutional. (Electronic Frontier Foundation) What are geo-fence warrants? (Markup)

Doorbell cameras give early warnings of police searches. (Intercept)

San Francisco police repeatedly secured access to camera networks for live surveillance. (SF Examiner)

Baltimore police will encrypt scanner transmissions, keeping the public from hearing calls. (Baltimore Sun) (h/t Ira Kowler)

The online drug market Silk Road has been gone for years, this is what replaced it. (Rest of World)

Who’s watching the algorithms? (Lowy Institute)

A taxonomy of legislative approaches to facial recognition. (Georgetown)

The National Criminal Justice Reference Service published a survey of currently available and emerging intoxication screening products. (NCJRS)

Northern New York courts now have a digital kiosk that lets self-represented litigants participate in their hearing from outside the courthouse. (Brooklyn Eagle)

Judges should write opinions in anticipation of machine learning. (SSRN)

A new free tool from Suffolk Law helps people avoid eviction under the Centers for Disease Control’s new rule. (LawSites)

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Jobs & Opportunities

18F, the federal government’s in-house tech shop, is hiring. (18F) (h/t Eleni Manis)

The ACLU needs a data scientist. (ACLU) (h/t Eleni Manis)

American Prison Data Systems, a prison education software company, needs a scrum leader. (APDS) (h/t Eleni Manis)

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

BetaNYC needs a civic hacker. (BNYC) (h/t Eleni Manis)

The California Law Revision Commission is taking on the penal code and needs a data savvy attorney. (CLRC) (h/t Thomas Nosewicz)

The Center for Democracy and Technology has multiple openings. (CDT) (h/t Alex Givens)

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative has openings in their Justice and Opportunity vertical. (CZI)

Data & Society is hiring for director roles. (D&S)

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

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

The Ford Foundation needs a data analyst. (FF) (h/t Eleni Manis)

The Future Society needs an analyst and interns. (FS) (h/t Eleni Manis)

[New] Georgetown’s Beek Center for Social Impact is hiring researchers. (BC)

The Illinois Courts are looking for a senior program manager for its legal technology initiatives. (ILCourts)

JustFix.nyc is looking for a UX/UI designer. (JF)

LawHelpNY needs a new director. (CFW)

[New] The National Institute of Justice needs a science advisor. (NIJ)

New Jersey’s Office of Innovation has numerous open roles. (NJOI) (h/t Eleni Manis)

Paladin needs an enterprise sales exec. (P)

The Partnership on AI is looking for a program lead. (PAI)

The Philly District Attorney's Office is looking for researchers, data scientists and programmers. (PDAO)

Princeton’s Center for Information Technology Policy is hiring. (CITP)

The Prison Policy Initiative needs an engineer. (PPI) (h/t Nick Jones)

Pro Bono Net has an open position. (PBN)

Recidiviz needs a director of ops and a security engineer. (R)

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

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)

The Shuttleworth Foundation opened applications for fellows. (SF)

SimpleCitizen, an immigration tech company, needs a customer success strategist. (SC) (h/t Eleni Manis)

Stanford’s Computational Policy Lab needs data scientists and engineers. (SU)

R Street, a libertarian think tank, needs to fill some tech and policy roles. (RS)

Theory and Principle, a legal software development boutique, needs a QA dev. (T&P)

TuitApp needs a legal researcher. (TA) (h/t Daan Vansimpsen)

The Vera Institute of Justice has numerous open positions. (VIJ) (h/t Eleni Manis)

UCLA Law needs a data research fellow for its Covid behind bars project. (UCLA)

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

Universität Zurich needs a legal technology professor. (UZ) (h/t Daan Vansimpsen)

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