Researchers at UC Berkeley received a $2 million grant from the National Science Foundatio...

UC Berkeley researchers win $2M grant for criminal justice datasets – Daily Californian

Researchers at UC Berkeley received a $2 million grant from the National Science Foundation, or NSF, for the creation of criminal justice datasets aiming to assist defense attorneys. The project aims to create an accessible “data portal” containing police misconduct information for defense attorneys to reference on behalf of their clients, according to Aditya Parameswaran, assistant professor at the UC Berkeley School of Information and in electrical engineering and computer sciences, or EECS. “Public defenders often have barely a few hours to prepare their case and are juggling many cases at once, so any tooling that will help them quickly …

 

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