The data isn't in yet to assess the impact of restrictive voting laws on the 2016 race, but there's ample evidence that long lines, malfunctioning machines, and confusion created problems on Election Day.
The Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law joined the NAACP and other organizations to ask New York Governor Andrew Cuomo to support a bill that would fully fund public defense services in the state.
Brennan Center contributor Victoria Bassetti's new three-part podcast series, “The Line,” examines the false claims of election rigging, how to fix low voter turnout in America, and the continued fight over voter identification laws.
The Brennan Center and a coalition of civil liberties organizations submitted comments to the Department of Homeland Security on their plan to collect social media information from travelers seeking entry to the United States.
Starting after the 2010 election, legislators in nearly half the states passed a wave of laws making it harder to vote. This resource includes a series of maps to help visualize the impact of these restrictions.
Hillary Clinton's use of private email to send classified documents has spurred contentious debate. But the discussion has suffered from a lack of public understanding about the classification system. Here's what you should know.
The overall crime rate dropped by around 2.6 percent, decreasing for the 14th year in a row, driven by decreases in property crimes. Consistent with recent studies, the UCR shows that the murder rate rose 10 percent in 2015.