JusticeTechDL: Digital Strip Searches; Cellphones allowed in MI courts + New Jobs


The U.S. will start collecting DNA from people detained at border. (Detroit News)

Digital strip searches” are just one of ten privacy concerns to watch out for in 2020. (TR)

Michigan Supreme Court rules that cellphones are allowed in state courtrooms. (LSJ)

[Opinion] As the legal industry focuses on tech and process improvements, one writer demands a focus on the rule of law, the “law’s version of climate change”. (Forbes)

Do algorithms make sentencing fairer? (Slate)

Here’s how the cops can find you through your car’s SiriusXM/UConnect/OnStar software. (Ars)

In a case of déjà vu, the FBI has asked Apple to unlock an iPhone linked to a Florida shooting. (MIT)

Microsoft has developed software to catch online pedophiles through their communication patterns. (NBC)

In Connecticut, a judge dismissed a suit for details regarding secret police equipment. (Monitor)

Move over Baltimore, San Diego is about to get its own aerial surveillance drone. (SDT)

The American Bar Association came out in favor of the federal Effective Assistance of Counsel in the Digital Era bill, which would extend attorney-client privilege to electronic communications from federal prison. (ABA)

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The Legal Services Corporation’s Innovations in Technology Conference is in Portland, Oregon this week. (LSC)

The Conference on Fairness, Accountability and Transparency will be in Barcelona, Spain Jan. 27-30, 2020. (FAT)

The Machine Learning Symposium will be held at Santa Clara University in San Jose on March 6, 2020. (SCU)

LITCon, which focuses on the use of technology in law and legal education, is going down at Suffolk Law School in Boston, March 30, 2020. (Suffolk)

We Robot 2020 will take place at the University of Ottawa, April 2-4, 2020. (UOttawa)

The Institute for Technology Law & Policy at Georgetown reopened its student writing competition, deadline is May 31. (GULC)

The Partners for Justice conference will be held in Baltimore on May 14, 2020. (PJC)

The Law and Society Association conference is May 28-31, 2020 in Denver. (LSA)

Jobs & Opportunities

ACLU national is looking for a director of product management. (ACLU)

AI Now Institute is looking for a post-doc researcher. (AI Now)

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

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 Center for Justice Research at Texas Southern University is looking for a research analyst. (TSU)

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

Data & Society is looking for a researcher/postdoctoral scholar for their AI on the Ground Initiative. (DS)

The Office of Justice Programs at the DOJ is looking for a supervisory statistician. (DOJ)

The FBI’s Application and Data Division needs a software engineer. (FBI)

Georgetown Law's Center on Privacy and Technology is hiring an institute associate. (GULC)

Georgetown Law's Intellectual Property and Information Policy Clinic is hiring a clinical teaching fellow. (GULC)

The Harvard Cyber Law Clinic needs a new clinical instructor. (BKC) (h/t Gabe Tenninbaum)

HiiL, an access to justice non-profit, has a job in Tunisia for a French Speaker. (HiiL)

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

The Chicago Bar Foundation needs a community and training manager for its justice entrepreneurship project. (ILAO)

Measures for Justice has four 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)

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 building out its dev team. (Q4J) (Disclosure: I work for Q4J.)

Recidiviz, a criminal justice data platform, is looking for a product manager. (Recidiviz)

The Stanford Center for Human-centered Artificial Intelligence wants to fill a number of director roles. (HAI)

Stanford CodeX is open for fellow applications. (CodeX)

Suffolk University Law School is looking for a legal innovation and technology clinical fellow. (SULS)

Swansea University School of Law is filling a number of legal tech and computational law teaching and technical jobs. (SU)

TechCongress is hiring a deputy director. (TC)

Thorn, a platform fighting child sex trafficking, has a number of positions open. (Thorn)

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