We’re equivant. Let’s get better acquainted.

By |2019-05-13T14:53:16+00:00May 13th, 2019|Blog, General, Products|

You know our products. You know our people and who to call when you need help. And you may even know the companies that came together to form the equivant family: CourtView Justice Solutions, Constellation Software, and Northpointe.

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Response to ProPublica: Demonstrating accuracy equity and predictive parity

By |2019-03-20T18:13:02+00:00December 1st, 2018|Blog, COMPAS, General, Northpointe Suite|

The website ProPublica recently published a story that focused on the scientific validity of COMPAS, raising questions about racial bias. As a result of the article and the subsequent national attention that it garnered, Northpointe launched an in-depth analysis of the data samples used by ProPublica.

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Continuing the Conversation On Bias

By |2019-03-02T03:41:03+00:00October 25th, 2018|Blog, COMPAS, General, Northpointe Suite|

As the creators of the COMPAS, a widely used and trusted Risk and Needs Assessment, it’s important to us to be part of the conversation. There are some common myths in play, and we want to address those - but more importantly, we want to share more about who Northpointe is and speak plainly on the issue of bias in our criminal justice system.

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Risk/Needs Assessments: Separating Fact from Fiction

By |2019-03-02T03:42:25+00:00August 17th, 2018|Blog, COMPAS, General, Northpointe Suite|

You’ve heard that risk/needs assessments can provide plenty of benefits: these tools support criminal justice professionals as they make decisions related to pretrial release, inmate classification and programming, supervision case management, and treatment needs.

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Official Response to Science Advances

By |2019-06-02T18:09:01+00:00January 18th, 2018|Blog, COMPAS, General, Northpointe Suite|

Northpointe, Inc. d/b/a equivant, issues the following in response to the article in the January 17, 2018 Science Advances online open access journal article titled “The accuracy, fairness, and limits of predicting recidivism”.

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Northpointe Specialty Courts

By |2019-06-10T19:28:16+00:00June 10th, 2019|General, JWorks, Northpointe Suite, Product Sheets, Products, Resources, Specialty Courts|

Northpointe Specialty Courts is an integrated software solution that manages all participant processing and case/court activities. It’s completely scalable, affordable, and applicable for all types of treatment-focused dockets – from small, single-user systems to statewide implementations – and it easily interfaces with other case management systems for a seamless, easy-to-use solution.

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Judicial Tools

By |2019-05-28T18:41:51+00:00May 28th, 2019|CourtView, General, Judicial Tools, JWorks, Product Sheets, Products, Resources, ShowCase|

Judicial Tools is a comprehensive case management tool designed specifically for judges and magistrates. From the moment a new case is received through final post-sentence monitoring, judicial officers can efficiently review, manage, and update case files from anywhere, on any device.

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About equivant

By |2019-03-12T20:51:46+00:00January 12th, 2019|General, Product Sheets, Resources|

We are driven by a justice system that instills confidence through its processes and is accessible to all citizens. Like you, equivant aims to embrace community while advancing justice and deliver better outcomes to all who touch the justice system. We do this through our deep domain knowledge, modern technologies, and expert services that help promote public and individual safety by informing decisions at every step.

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