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George Gascón
Honored to serve as the elected District Attorney for the City & County of San Francisco. I'm working to make SF the safest large city in America.
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San Francisco DA Looks To AI To Remove Potential Prosecution Bias
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Lore Joplin Jun 15
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Sharad Goel Jun 15
At we're excited to be working with and to implement this new "blind charging" strategy! All our code is open source, and we'd love to partner with other cities across the country to help make the criminal justice system more equitable.
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Bloomberg Cities Jun 15
San Francisco D.A. hopes to tackle bias in prosecutions with software that removes references to race and other identifying information from cases. has the story for the
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NYT National News Jun 14
San Francisco is experimenting with "blind charging," which prevents prosecutors from seeing demographic information — like race and names — before making an initial decision on whether to charge someone
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Panda Bee Jun 14
Had to pull over to full on sob with joy, pain, thankfulness, listening to interview with talk about redacting all race cues from police reporting to help curb racial bias. So well spoken, thank you and thank you 👏👏👏
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KTVU Jun 13
San Francisco DA launches unprecedented experiment using AI to reduce racial bias in charging
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San Francisco Human Services Agency Jun 13
We all deserve to lead happy & healthy lives free from abuse as we age, yet older people are mistreated more often than we think. Join us tomorrow for a panel discussion on rights & resources for older victims of domestic violence in .
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Natasha Minsker Jun 12
1 million Californians are already eligible to have old arrests and convictions cleared from their record so let’s make it happen
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KCBS 106.9 FM/740 AM Jun 13
The San Francisco District Attorney's office will be using newly developed artificial intelligence to reduce racial bias in the courts. talks to KCBS Radio about the new policy.
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Joyce Cutler Jun 12
"So we wanted to create something that is above the human touch, if you will, something that can actually filter the work to ensure that race is not going to play a role in our decisionmaking process,” said @GeorgeGascón.
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Tara Siler Jun 12
SF DA plans to use new AI tool to tackle implicit bias in charging decisions. He encourages other DAs to follow SF lead. LISTEN: 5:30 pm
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KPIX 5 Jun 12
DA is launching a tool to remove race when deciding to charge suspects. Here's a look at what the "blind charging" tool will look like in police reports. Our will have the full story at 6PM on and
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Megan Cassidy Jun 12
This is really interesting. will start using technology to eliminate implicit bias from the charging equation.
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Stanford Computational Policy Lab Jun 12
To mitigate bias in the criminal justice system, we (including , , , and at ) are launching the country’s first race-blind charging platform, in partnership with the SF District Attorney. (thread)
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Sharad Goel Jun 12
We’re excited to partner with to help make the criminal justice system more equitable.
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James Queally Jun 12
Interesting tech meets policing story here. and are teaming up to try and literally eliminate race from the equation when making charging decisions. My latest:
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George Gascón Jun 12
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Using artificial intelligence, this technology will reduce the threat that implicit bias poses to the purity of decisions which have serious ramifications for the accused, and that will help make our system of justice more fair and just.
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George Gascón Jun 12
Lady justice wears a blindfold to signify impartiality of the law, but it's blindingly clear that our justice system remains biased when it comes to race. So & developed a tool to limit the threat of implicit bias in prosecutors' charging decisions.
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KGO 810 Jun 11
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