Can Datamining Help Prevent Domestic Violence?

Research conducted by the University of New South Wales in Australia  demonstrates the potential benefits of focused data mining to investigate and prevent future incidents of abuse, reports The Conversation. The study of almost half a million police reports of domestic violence in Australia revealed a hidden picture of mental health issues in perpetrators and victims.

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Is #MeToo a Driver of Mass Incarceration?

Feminism has become “a legitimator of penalty in an era of declining faith in criminal punishment,” says a former defense attorney in a paper arguing that the #MeToo movement has unwittingly strengthened a justice system that is overly punitive and racially imbalanced.