AirTalk debates a new state bill that would make it illegal for companies to hire or fire employees based on their medical marijuana use. We also review this week’s movie releases on FilmWeek; what do law enforcement agencies do when they receive tips about concerning behaviors like those exhibited by Florida’s school shooter?; and more.See full episode >
A week that began with the hope that an open debate on the Senate floor would result in a DACA fix has stalled after four immigration proposals were blocked Thursday. Plus, the DoJ announced Friday that special counsel Robert Mueller has indicted 13 Russian nationals and three Russian entities in the Russia probe, including a Kremlin-linked internet research firm called the Internet Research Agency.
The decision of whether to release a defendant on bail and on which conditions is usually left in the hands of judges, but some courtrooms are now turning to risk-assessment AI systems in an effort to make the process less biased.
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