Cynthia Conti-Cook is a staff attorney at the New York City’s Legal Aid Society, Special Litigation Unit, where she oversees the Cop Accountability Project and Database, leads impact litigation and law reform projects on issues involving policing, data collection, risk assessment instruments and the criminal justice system generally as well as supporting our staff in the trial offices on their cases. She has presented as a panelist and trainer at many national, state and city venues on topics of police misconduct, technology in the criminal justice system and risk assessment instruments.
DatabitesCynthia Conti-Cook’s research at Data & Society focuses on how data tools and technology are drastically changing the criminal justice system in America. Her talk explores police misconduct data and the “data gap” that has ... Read moreJune 2019
Criminal Justice and BehaviorData & Society Fellow Cynthia Conti-Cook and co-authors assess the bias involved in risk assessment tools. "In the top layer, we identify challenges to fairness within the risk-assessment models themselves. We explain type... Read on Criminal Justice and BehaviorNovember 2018