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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Judges in the Philadelphia court system are now taking advantage of powerful new computer models to help determine how much jail time an offender should get.
“It’s not an automatic sentencing project or anything like that,” she explains. “We’re just looking for additional sources of information in hopes that we get the sentencing right.”
Generally, due process guarantees the following (this list is not exhaustive):
•Right to a fair and public trial conducted in a competent manner
•Right to be present at the trial
•Right to an impartial jury
•Right to be heard in one's own defense
•Laws must be written so that a reasonable person can understand what is criminal behavior
•Taxes may only be taken for public purposes
•Property may be taken by the government only for public purposes
•Owners of taken property must be fairly compensated
Originally posted by VonDoomen
reply to post by tothetenthpower
They have already been using intelligent software to predict crime since, about 2007 if i remember correctly.
and no its not hocus pocus.