May 2021 Bar Bulletin
By Jeffrey J. Clayton
(Second of Two Parts)
We continue with our article from the April issue.
Critics were quick to criticize the warnings regarding COMPAS risk assessment as anything but window dressing, which might well be the case. This debate, however, is exactly what is happening now in California. A mandatory risk assessment regime has been created by Senate Bill 10, which appears on the ballot as Proposition 25 in the November general election. The science behind risk assessment fell apart following the passage of that legislation in August...