Criminal Risk Assessment Algorithms Are as Biased as Their Creators


Apr 29, 2019 - 5:00
Criminal Risk Assessment Algorithms Are as Biased as Their Creators

[caption id="attachment_74339" align="aligncenter" width="900"] (Shutterstock.com)[/caption] The United States, which has about 5 percent of the world’s population, accounts for 21 percent of incarcerated people globally. The racial distribution of people behind bars looks quite a bit different from the racial distribution of the country as a whole. While Black people make up 13.4 percent of the US population, according to the US Census, they account for -->

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