As big data’s promises of increased efficiency and serendipitous insights spread across a broad range of sectors, they are accompanied by new risks—some intuitive, some unpredictable. That dichotomy is heavily accentuated in the law enforcement context, where blithe application of
So all of these practices add up to people in public housing and some places really living under siege, people feeling like they can't leave their buildings, people feeling like the police have quite a bit of control over their
Voting rights advocates should explore section 11(b) of the Voting Rights Act as a vehicle to combat voter intimidation.
My theory, and the theory behind Broken Lives from Broken Windows, is that the combined economic and legitimacy costs of aggressively policing minor offenses undermine the efficacy of policing social order to reduce crime.