THE HIDDEN TRUTH ABOUT ALGORITHMS: INJUSTICE IN THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM
By Tangela Terry, Esq.,1 and Ashley A. Fan2
Algorithms have become a part of our everyday lives. From matching us with potential partners on dating apps, to their use of in the employment process, algorithms are all around us. While algorithms may seem beneficial to some, algorithms in the criminal justice system tend to disproportionately impact people of color. The truth about algorithms is hidden and more individuals ought to know about the truth in order to bring awareness to this important, modern-day issue.
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