The COVID-19 pandemic has affected all parts of life, including the 2020 census and subsequent redistricting. Michael Li, Senior Counsel at the Brennan Center for Justice, has researched this in his report “How Changes to the 2020 Census Timeline will Impact Redistricting”. He also reports on redistricting litigation in the courts.
Jan Miyasaki talks with Walter Shapiro, Fellow at the Brennan Center and columnist for Roll Call who has covered the last 10 presidential elections, about his thoughts on the first 100 hours of Trump’s presidency. Among other topics, he reminds everyone that Trump’s tax returns are more important now than ever — to identify potential […]
Doug Keith, Katz Fellow at the Brennan Center for Justice, has recently published a study looking at the effects of 6 one-vote decisions by the U.S. Supreme Court, and their effects on changes in campaign funding across the country. The “Citizens United” is the most well known of these, but each has contributed to the […]
Ian Vandewalker, counsel for The Brennan Center for Justice, discusses his recent publication “Shadow Campaigns: The Shift in Presidential Campaign Funding to Outside Groups” which analyzes the growing issue of untraceable funding for political campaigns.
Michael Li, counsel for the Brennan Center for Justice, discusses the recent Supreme court decision upholding the right of the people in ARIZONA STATE LEGISLATURE v. ARIZONA
INDEPENDENT REDISTRICTING COMMISSION ET AL. to reduce gerrymandering.
It’s widely agreed upon that crime rates in the U.S. have fallen drastically over the last quarter century. Not so agreed upon are the possible reasons for the trend. A new report from NYU Law School’s Brennan Center for Justice seeks to shed some light on the topic. Lauren-Brooke Eisen, one of the authors of the report, […]