Tag Archives: Criminal law information systems

Starger: Hacking Mass Incarceration

Colin Starger of the University of Baltimore has posted Hacking Mass Incarceration, at In Progress. Here are excerpts from the post: […] Here at In Progress, we hope to contribute to collective efforts by hacking Supreme Court doctrine. The idea … Continue reading

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Hackathon on Police Brutality Data in Los Angeles County: Storify, links, and resources

Hackathon on Police Brutality Data in Los Angeles County was held 14 February 2015 at UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA. Projects worked on at the event are listed at: http://www.poihomicides.org/projects.html The event was organized by the UCLA Department of Information … Continue reading

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Conti et al.: A Conservation Theory of Governance for Automated Law Enforcement

Professor Dr. Gregory Conti, Professor Dr. Woodrow Hartzog, Professor Dr. John Nelson, and Professor Dr. Lisa A. Shay have posted the full text of their paper entitled A Conservation Theory of Governance for Automated Law Enforcement, presented this week at … Continue reading

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Ferguson: Big Data and Predictive Reasonable Suspicion

Professor Andrew Guthrie Ferguson of the University of the District of Columbia has posted Big Data and Predictive Reasonable Suspicion, forthcoming in University of Pennsylvania Law Review. Here is the abstract: The Fourth Amendment [to the U.S. Constitution] requires “reasonable … Continue reading

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CourtDate App wins award at Startup Weekend Oakland 2014

A team of young people has developed a new app called CourtDate App, which sends SMS messages to young people to remind them of their upcoming court dates. The app won an award at this past weekend’s Startup Weekend Oakland … Continue reading

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17-19 January: PDF Liberation Hackathon 2014

Some legal data are being worked on at PDF Liberation Hackathon, being held 17-19 January 2014, in Washington, DC; Buenos Aires; New York City; San Francisco; Chicago; Dayton, Ohio; and online. According to the event’s Website, “communication between hack sites … Continue reading

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Shay et al.: Do Robots Dream of Electric Laws? An Experiment in Law as Algorithm

Professor Dr. Lisa Shay of the West Point Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, and colleagues, presented a paper entitled Do Robots Dream of Electric Laws? An Experiment in Law as Algorithm, at We Robot 2013 Conference, held 8-9 … Continue reading

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