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SoCal: Hammer Forum - Minority Reports

February 8, 2017
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
(GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada); Tijuana
TBD
Risk assessments—computer programs that predict the likelihood of someone committing a crime—are increasingly common in courtrooms, yet these “future-crime formulas” are marked by troubling racial prejudices that can influence everything from bond amounts to sentencing to prison time. Join Columbia University alums, award-winning journalist Julia Angwin and USC communications professor Laura Castãneda. Ms. Angwin will be discussing her work with risk assessment algorithms and the criminal justice system.

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