Civil Rights Advocates Say Risk Assessment May ‘Worsen Racial Disparities’ in Bail Decisions
The Crime Report
July 31, 2018

“More than 100 civil rights, “digital justice” and community groups issued a statement expressing concerns about the expanding use of risk assessment instruments as a substitute for basing bail releases on money. The groups said risk assessment tools may not only exacerbate racial bias but ‘allow further incarceration.'”

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