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Coronavirus March 28, 2020
Only 7 percent of black men would be deemed low-risk enough to get out using the federal prison system’s risk assessment tool, according to an analysis.
News July 1, 2019
A new study adds to the debate over racial bias in risk assessment tools widely used in courtrooms.
Justice Lab August 14, 2018
Can neuroscience predict how likely someone is to commit another crime?
Commentary October 25, 2017
Experts weigh in on whether algorithms have a place in our criminal justice system.
Commentary October 22, 2017
Algorithms can help the criminal justice system, but only alongside thoughtful humans.
News November 12, 2015
‘Is there any better way than money’?
Feature August 4, 2015
Should prison sentences be based on crimes that haven’t been committed yet?
Feature July 10, 2015
Inside the secretive world of parole boards, where your freedom may depend on politics and whim.
News July 10, 2015
For example: Most states don’t require board members to have any experience with the criminal justice system.
Feature July 9, 2015
Can the Abel Assessment tell if you're a potential child-molester?