JusticeTechDL: Privacy gift guide; Risk scores affect judges + New Jobs

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Cops in Indiana put a GPS tracker on a man's car, then they charged him with theft for removing it. (Ars)

The Bureau of Justice Statistics is slowing down how much data it publishes. (PP)

Judges are influenced by risk scores. (SSRN)

Defendant's lack of access to criminal justice tech is creating a "technology gap". (NYT)

Gunshot detection tech is generally net beneficial, even if its impact on crime is less clear. (NIJ) On another note, a science podcast takes a look at police shooting data. (SV) (h/t Nick Rishwain)

Geofence warrants will be the next Fourth Amendment flashpoint. (WP) (h/t Andrew Ferguson)

The U.S. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals found that warrantless forensic searches of digital devices at the borde rmust be tied to one of the Fourth Amendment's border search exceptions. (USC) (h/t Elizabeth Joh)

Ring is the Trojan horse of privacy. (MP) Police can keep Ring camera video forever and share with whomever they'd like. (WP)

Law enforcement is ramping up the battle over encryption. (NYT) FBI sought an Interpol statement against end-to-end encryption. (Ars) Not just an American phenomena, India made it easier for the government to snoop on its citizenry. (TC)

An inside look at Facebook's battle against revenge porn. (NBC)

Burglars use Bluetooth scanners to find laptops and phones. (Wired)

Here's a profile on murder-solving internet sleuths. (Atlantic)

The holidays are around the corner, so here's a gift guide to make sure you don't give away someone's privacy when getting them a gift. (Mozilla)


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

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 has a call out for proposals. It'll 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 Law and Society Association is accepting submissions for its conference May 28-31, 2020 in Denver. (LSA)

Jobs & Opportunities

18F needs an executive director. (18F)

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

AI Now Institute is looking for editorial and research leads. (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)

Callisto, a sexual assault reporting platform, is looking to fill a number of roles. (Callisto)

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

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative has a senior engineer opening in their Justice and Opportunity vertical. (CZI)

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

The Harvard Law Library needs a web developer to work on their online legal textbook platform. (HLL)

The Lab at DC is hiring social and data scientists plus an operations analyst. (LDC)

Measures for Justice has five open positions in their research and technology sections. (MfJ)

Neota Logic, an experts 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)

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)

TechCongress is hiring a deputy director. (TC)

Thorn, a platform fighting child sex trafficking, has a number of positions open for engineers, product managers and sales. (Thorn)

UNESCO needs a consultant on AI ethics. (UNESCO)

Uptrust, a court reminder platform, is looking for a front end engineer and tech lead manager. (Uptrust)

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