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Idaho transparency bill would increase public access to pretrial risk tools

Idaho transparency bill would increase public access to pretrial risk tools

Idaho is one step closer to becoming the first state to make pretrial risk assessment algorithms more transparent and open to public scrutiny, addressing long festering concerns about the risk to civil rights of automated pretrial tools in criminal justice.

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How you can help MuckRock’s prison phone survey

How you can help MuckRock’s prison phone survey

MuckRock has asked hundreds of local correctional facilities for information related to their prison phone services. However, the terms of their agreements only provide part of the story. The more important elements come from you.

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How many people die each year in the American prison system?

How many people die each year in the American prison system?

Despite efforts by the Bureau of Justice Statistics and others, a clear picture of American detention deaths remains blurred by reporting gaps.

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