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The United States of Risk Assessment: The Machines Influencing Criminal Justice Decisions

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There are dozens of risk assessment tools in use in local criminal justice systems around the country. Not all have a far reaching impact, such as those specialized to a specific risk like domestic violence or those assessing risk for a certain demographic like juvenile offenders. Tools that have the broadest impact and deployment, however, are ones that look at recidivism pretrial risk in adult populations.

Rhys Dipshan

CT-born, New York-based legal tech reporter covering everything from in-house technology disruption to privacy trends, blockchain, AI, cybersecurity, and ghosts-in-the-machine. Continually waiting for law to catch up with tech. (It's like waiting for Godot, but without the clowns)

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Victoria Hudgins

I am a reporter for Legaltech News, where I cover national and international cyber regulations and legal tech innovations and developments.

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Frank Ready

Frank Ready is a reporter on the tech desk at ALM Media. He can be reached at [email protected]

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Zach Warren

Zach Warren is the editor-in-chief of Legaltech News. Based out of St. Paul, Minnesota, Zach has been with LTN since 2015. he can be reached at [email protected]

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