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These proprietary techniques are used to set bail, determine sentences, and even contribute to determinations about guilt or innocence. Yet the inner workings of these tools are largely hidden from public view. As a result, two people accused of the same crime may receive sharply different bail or sentencing outcomes based on inputs that are beyond their control—but have no way of assessing or challenging the results. As criminal justice algorithms have come into greater use at the federal and state levels, they have also come under greater scrutiny.
This copy is for your personal non-commercial use only. Ewert sued the Correctional Services Canada CSC in , alleging its use of certain statistical scales — checklists that use personal information and criminal history to determine the likelihood that an inmate will reoffend — infringed upon his rights and placed him at an unfair disadvantage. CSC uses dozens of tools in deciding whether inmates should be held in minimum, medium or maximum security; when they are eligible for parole; and the level of intervention they get while in prison.