Sen. John Kennedy: Bail, bond decisions are being made today with algorithms – That puts your safety at risk (excerpt from Fox News Aug 5 2019) Even if you’ve never heard of Edward French, his death should terrify you. Two years ago, the 71-year-old photographer was greeting the sunrise with his cameraRead More →

They give recommendations that make future violence seem more predictable than it is. (excerpt from The New York Times July 17 2019) Risk assessments are virtually useless for identifying who will commit violence if released pretrial. Consider the pre-eminent risk assessment tool on the market today, the Public Safety Assessment,Read More →