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Title The New York Times Presents : The Weekly: Guilty By Machine
Published Australia : SBS VICELAND HD [broadcaster], 2019 November 18 at 22:50:00
[Place of production not identified] : [Production company not identified], 2019
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Description 1 online resource (streaming video file) (25 min. 24 sec.) ; 147104597 bytes
Series The New York Times Presents: The Weekly ; Series 1, Episode 18
Summary The breathalyser is one of the most widely used forensic tools in law enforcement, with more than a million Americans arrested each year for driving under the influence of alcohol. However, these devices are black boxes - how they work is guarded as closely as a nuclear secret. For years, researchers and defence attorneys have tried to discredit them, highlighting serious flaws with the way the machines are programmed and maintained. Now, a growing number of states are taking notice, and they're throwing out breathalyser evidence in tens of thousands of cases
Notes Closed captioning in English
Classification M ACMA
Subject Breath tests -- Law and legislation.
Computer algorithms.
Documentary television programs.
Drunk driving -- U.S. states.
Testing-machines -- Calibration.
Trials, litigation, etc.
United States.
Genre/Form Documentary
Form Streaming video
Author Silver-Greenberg, Jessica, reporter
Bernard, Joe, contributor
Lantz, Jason, contributor
Mendelson, Phil, contributor
Momot, Falcon, contributor
Shaffer, Brian, contributor
Tyler, Cindy, contributor
W. Brown, Bryan, contributor
Walker, Robert, contributor