articles tagged "Jonathan Brater"
Wednesday, 19 June 2013 | buzz
Jan Miyasaki was joined on the Wednesday morning Buzz by Jonathan Brater from the Brennan Center for Justice, an attorney who has worked for voting rights and fair districting. They discussed the Arizona vs. Inter Tribal Council case, where the state of Arizona attempted to require proof of citizenship when registering to vote. This referendum was struck down by the Supreme Court, reaffirming federal control of national elections. Brater discussed the legal implications of this ruling as well as the upcoming Shelby vs. Holder case. Listen to the entire interview to learn more: more »
Wednesday, 14 November 2012 | A Public Affair
On Wednesday November 14th, host Tonya Brito looked at voting rights issues following the Presidential election. During the first half of the show, she spoke with Jonathan Brater from the Brennan Center for Justice. Brater works for the Brennan Center’s Democracy Program focusing on voting rights and elections. According to the organization’s website, “The Brennan Center for Justice at New York University School of Law is a non-partisan public policy and law institute that focuses on the fundamental issues of democracy and justice. Our work ranges from voting rights to campaign finance reform, from racial justice in criminal law to Constitutional protection in the fight against terrorism.” During the second half of the show, Tonya spoke with Stacy Harbaugh and Mike Wilder about issues of voter suppression here in Wisconsin. Stacy Harbaugh serves as the Communications Director for the American Civil Liberties Union of Wisconsin. Mike Wilder works as African-American Voter Engagement Table Director for the Milwaukee based group Citizen Action of Wisconsin. Read about the Brennan Center for Justice: http://www.brennancenter.org/ Read about Citizen Action of Wisconsin: http://citizenactionwi.org/ Read more about the American Civil Liberties Union of Wisconsin: http://aclu-wi.org/stacy-harbaugh-communications-director Listen to the entire program: more »