Clinical Professor Christopher Bavitz seeks a research assistant to support a writing project about using actuarial risk assessment systems in the criminal legal system against the backdrop of European and international human rights law.  Ideal candidates will demonstrate excellent legal research and writing skills, interest in technology policy, and strong organizational and analytical skills. Experience in international human rights, criminal justice, or public policy is highly welcome. The RA will primarily help develop and finalize a book chapter on the human rights impacts of actuarial risk assessments in pretrial detention decisions. Depending on interest and skills, the RA may also be asked to assist with other aspects of work, including improving and contributing to the Berkman Klein Center’s Risk Assessments Tools Database.  Please contact Chris Bavitz ( with a CV and statement of interest.