ABA JusticeHack Chicago 2018
We attracted over 80 diverse lawyers, community and industry leaders, students, experts from law enforcement and legal communities, designer and technologists. The John Marshall Law School served as the venue host.
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An esteemed team of expert judges evaluate concepts or apps on four main criteria: user experience, innovation, impact, and feasibility—as well as collaboration and scale.
Safe Passages App: Provides an application, accessible on multiple devices (web, phone, wearable, etc.) to aid in the safe passage home for children. The app will provide a route, highlighted on a map, with hot spot notifications of hazards to avoid, and the ability to find shelter or report an incident.
Team Members: Brian Barnes; Bridget Mitchell; June Norfleet; Kevin Rose; and Carmichael Lewis
A.W.A.R.E. ($300): Wearable technology device for individuals with mental health, invisible disabilities & language challenges to reduce tension in interactions police.
Team Members: Monica Buchanan; Francisco Sebastian; Shawn Gowder; Jordan Kohl; Beatrice Schaffrath; Alice Schmitz; Ketura Baptiste; and John Gianopulos
The Exchange: An digital networking app designed to foster informal engagement among members of the community and law enforcement
Team Members: Gregory Conyers; Ora Jackson; Jennifer Edwards; Joseph Moseley; Dwayne Betts; Matt Sweny; Kimberli Jennings; Sabreena El-Amin; Ismael El- Amin; and Richard Wooten
Team members: Jeff Carmon, Kristen Covington, Lance Foster, Jadis Kidimbv, Leilani Morgan, Chantel Cherry-Lassiter, Gilbert Hill, Nyi Myin
Sgt. Carl Hattula, Chicago Police Department
Melvin Flowers, North America Legal Lead, Transaction & Contracting, Accenture
Emily Drevets, Software Engineer & Co-Organizer, Chi Hack Night
Terrence Neumann, Deployed Data Scientist, UChicago Crime & Education Labs
Evelyn Padin, President-Elect, New Jersey State Bar Association
Thomas H. Prol, Partner, Laddey, Clark & Ryan, LLP