The Brennan Center as a member of the #NYCAlgorithms Coalition Campaign wrote a letter to Mayor de Blasio offering recommendations for appointments to the new Automated Decision System Task Force in New York City.
The Center and 31 organizations have joined forces to protest bill H.R. 4478. This amended piece of legislation not only inadequately addresses the surveillance abuses that have occurred under Section 702, but risks expanding them.
This update to the Brennan Center’s September report finds that the overall crime rate, violent crime rate, and murder rate in the nation's 30 largest cities are estimated to decline this year. Its projections directly undercut claims of a nationwide crime wave.
The Brennan Center wrote to West Virginia Secretary of State Mac Warner to defend the constitutionality of a state law requiring those who make electoral communications to identify themselves when doing so.
Does your state have a million dollar court? Use this map to check whether your state supreme court has sitting justices who were elected in a $1 million-plus race during their tenure, and to see the most expensive race in your state.
On December 6th, the Brennan Center will submit testimony to the North Carolina Senate Select Committee on Judicial Reform and Redistricting, reviewing methods of judicial selection in the states and providing recommendations for reform.