ABA JusticeHack Durham 2018

We attracted over 120 diverse lawyers, community and industry leaders, students, experts from law enforcement and legal communities, designer and technologists.  North Carolina Central School of Law served as the venue host and sponsor.

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sponsors & participating supporters


winning projects

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.

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Cuttlefish is a GPS enable domestic violence incident reporting platform and mobile application with a hidden interface that connects with existing emergency response channels. 

Team members: Cody Boykin, Jennifer Jones, Nathalie Collins, Emily Dixon, Reginald Charles, E. Brown

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R.U.N is an open data platform that permits anonymous reporting of incidents of misconduct by and against law enforcement and the community at large as a crowd sourced pipeline for cases subject to further investigation and review by an independent oversight body.

Team members: Adam Whiticker, Darin Johnson, Matthew K., Donna Rinck, Eboni Elm

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iTrust is an application that bolsters accountability and makes citizens feel safer by activating a proximity based sensory device to share body camera recordings to both drivers and law enforcement officer who initiate stops while also applying machine learning analysis to critical demographic identifiable information to gain insight on trends and prevent problematic future interactions.  

Team members: Jeff Carmon, Kristen Covington, Lance Foster, Jadis Kidimbv, Leilani Morgan, Chantel Cherry-Lassiter, Gilbert Hill, Nyi Myin


Hon. Shemieka Rhinehart, District Court Judge, Durham, NC

Dennis Newman, Program Director, North Carolina Next Generation Network (NCNGN) 

Lydia Lavelle, Assistant Professor of Law, NCCU School of Law; Mayor Town of Carrboro NC

Joel Faison, Director of Network Services & Telecommunications, NCCU

Andrew Izod, Vertical Account Manager, Polycom, Inc.

Captain David Addison, City of Durham Police 

Chief Chris Blue, Chief of Police, Town of Chapel Hill, NC