Sheri’s Sidebar 1/26/2024 Edition # 23

Sheri’s Sidebar Edition #23 January 26, 2023

  1. Are you aware that an undergrad using AI has published a scientific paper claiming that fingerprints are not 100% unique? SOMETHING TO WATCH.
  2. Are you aware that the Benton County Sheriff’s Office has contracted with Clearview AI to implement Facial Recognition Software use to identify suspects, alleging no search warrants are needed, and it is not any invasion of privacy because only publicly available photos are searched?
  3. Free Crimes Aggravating Factor (RCW 9.94A.535(2)(c))
  4. Did you know there is a new Arson Expert in the WDA Expert Bank?
  5. Are you aware when negotiating even a small sentence that apparently aggregate sentences of 5 years is grounds for removal from the United States?