Trade secrets vs. due process | Modern Policing

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/

Ferguson: As It Unfolded

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/

More…….

Ferguson diagnosed a national illness. But five years later, it hasn’t been cured.

 

https://www.stltoday.com/news/local/crime-and-courts/ferguson-diagnosed-a-national-illness-but-five-years-later-it/article_c9971e95-c856-5b76-8db4-750e1e0a31aa.html