Public Defenders

Noella Sudbury became interested in the issue of criminal records expungement soon after law school, while working as a criminal defense lawyer. Over and over again, she saw clients put in the hard work to get out of the criminal justice system and rebuild their lives, only to have doors slammed in their faces because of their records. That set
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Devshi Mehrotra was a computer science undergraduate at the University of Chicago when she and classmate Leslie Jones-Dove developed JusticeText, an platform that makes it easier for public defenders to review and analyze the massive quantities of police body cam and other video footage that is becoming increasingly common in criminal cases. 
At the time, Mehrotra (pictured above right
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JusticeText, a three-year-old startup that makes it easier for public defenders in criminal cases to review body cam and other video footage, has raised a seed round of $2.2 million, it said today.
Investors in the round include Bloomberg Beta, True Ventures, Tubbs Ventures, Higher Ground Labs, Parameter Ventures,, Google Black Founders Fund, and MIT Solve, as well
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