This article discusses the conflict that arises when evidence against a defendant is rooted in privately developed technology or software. Examples include probabilistic DNA typing, algorithms, breathalyzers, and stingray cell-site simulators. Defense efforts to challenge the validity of evidence derived from these technologies are often stymied by refusals to reveal key details about how they…
— Read on gcordner.wordpress.com/2019/08/05/trade-secrets-vs-due-process/
One day, one city, no relief: To capture San Francisco’s homeless crisis, we sent dozens of journalists onto the streets for 24 hours straight. Here’s what they found.
— Read on projects.sfchronicle.com/sf-homeless/24-hours-homelessness/
The “Pantaleo Effect” is similar to the Ferguson Effect. The Pantaleo Effect is a description of what occurred in NYC as a result of the events the followed the Garner case.
President Donald Trump pressed the mayor of New York on July 25 to “stand up” for police officers who have been doused and sprayed with water.
— Read on m.theepochtimes.com/sba-sergeant-new-yorks-anti-police-sentiment-hurts-officers-in-blue_3019205.html
Sound Board members give their opinions on how to deal with gun violence in the area.
— Read on www.mcall.com/opinion/mc-opi-sounding-board-0725-20190725-plqixgea4ngehdxkpqd5vmtdwe-story.html
This is supposed to be a partnership on supplying and analyzing police data. There may be some accessible and useful data for criminal justice projects.
Home – Police Data Initiative
— Read on www.policedatainitiative.org/
This is an interesting article to outline how the events in Ferguson unfolded.
The killing of Michael Brown by a white police officer on a Ferguson street was the spark that ignited years of frustration, distrust and anger. Protests, fueled by social media, spread; new issues emerged. Here, from the epicenter, is the story of Ferguson.
— Read on graphics.stltoday.com/ferguson/
Ferguson diagnosed a national illness. But five years later, it hasn’t been cured.
Expensive regulation and high demand across the country have made the illicit trade more profitable than going legit.
— Read on www.politico.com/magazine/story/2019/07/21/legal-marijuana-black-market-227414