The Steep Road to Freedom is a podcast from the ACLU of Ohio that demystifies bail, bail reform and the crisis of mass incarceration.
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Ep7 – Risk Assessments and False objectivity
Defining risk assessment tools are often heralded as the solution to the cash bail problem. How do risk scores perpetuate the criminalization of marginalize communities? Topics will include algorithmic bias, existing Ohio tools, and what constitutes “risk.” With guest Dr. Steve DeMuth, Bowling Green State University.
Sponsored by: The Bail Project
About Our Hosts:
Melekte Melaku is the Organizing Manager at the ACLU of Ohio based out of the Cleveland Office.
Celina Coming is the Communications Director at the ACLU of Ohio also based out of the Cleveland Office.