Reimagining the Common Good


What is the Meaning Behind These Categories?

These categories are intended to orient you to the substance of the article and to communicate our framework for understanding the endowments that constitute civic life. This “human ecology” model is at the core of the Thriving Cities Project, a research initiative of the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture.

The Just

Is Predictive Policing the Law-Enforcement Tactic of the Future?

The Journal gives two opposing takes on the use of algorithms to predict and prevent crimes.

By Jennifer Bachner & Jennifer Lynch | Vol. 66

The Just

Machine Bias

Algorithms that predict criminals’ likelihood of reoffending may be reinforcing the biases they’re meant to restrain.

By ProPublica | Vol. 66

The Just

On Algorithms and Criminal Justice

A summary of this week’s articles, on the use of algorithms in the criminal justice system.

By Sam Speers | Vol. 66

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