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The Public Safety Assessment – Court Analysis of Race and Gender - Arnold Foundation 2014

This publications looks at whether the Public Safety Assessment – Court (PSA-Court) risk assessment has a discriminatory impact on minorities and women. The research found that the tool is both racially neutral and gender neutral. In other words, it accurately classifies defendants’ risk levels...

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Pretrial Risk Assessment: Perpetuating or Disrupting Racial Bias?

Addressing bias in risk assessment is critical to safe, fair, and effective pretrial systems. On this webcast, Dr. Marie VanNostrand discusses strategies for building risk assessments without race and gender bias, and recent revisions to the popular Virginia Pretrial Risk Assessment Instrument...