The Crime and Punishment in Chicago project provides an index of data sources regarding the criminal justice system in Chicago. We aggregate sources of data, how this data is generated, how to get it, and what data is unavailable. This project is a key way we are using the Civic Works grant to use data journalism to uncover the value of data and cover the stories behind the data.
Here's a closer look at the scope of work:
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Convicted in Cook is a project that analyzes five years worth of conviction data received through the Office of the Chief Judge of the Circuit Court of Cook County by the Chicago Justice Project .
Our partners for this project are the Chicago Justice Project , a nonprofit research organization, and FreeGeek Chicago's Supreme Chi-Town Coding Crew (SC3).
Yana Kunichoff is the project's analyst and editor, Geoffrey Hing is the senior developer and Brian Peterson is the junior d...
Expunge.io is a website designed for people with juvenile records in Illinois to kick of the process of expunging, or erasing, those records. It is a youth-led project run by Smart Chicago and controlled by the Mikva Challenge Juvenile Justice Council .
This project grew naturally out of our work together in our CivicSummer program. We interacted with youth on the Juvenile Justice Council (JJC) about what interested them, where their research took them, and what issues mattered most to them. ...