ProPublica Exposes Racial Bias in Predictive Analytics
A recent story from the nonprofit in-depth journalism site ProPublica quotes a warning issued in 2014 by then-Attorney General Eric Holder to the U.S. Sentencing Commission. His warning concerned a fad spreading through the criminal justice system.
The Misapplication of The Indian Child Welfare Act
by Johnston Moore Last December, Attorney General Eric Holder announced a new Department of Justice (DOJ) initiative aimed at promoting compliance with the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA), a 1978 federal law passed in response to the “wholesale removal” of Native American children from their families.