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The case of Salim v. Mitchell marks the first time that the CIA has been held accountable for the agency’s brutal torture program
New Mexico joins a growing list of states taking action to reduce the flow of unregulated money into the state’s political landscape.
The Brennan Center for Justice went to court on August 30, 2017, to challenge the NYPD's refusal to produce crucial information about its use of predictive policing technologies.
Is our system of checks and balances sufficiently robust to detect and prevent conflicts of interest? And 19 more questions the American public deserves answers to.
Special Counsels just assess possible criminal actions and are not public. And they take much longer than congressional probes. Congress can — and must — continue its inquiry.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions' recusal from the Justice Department's Trump-Russia investigation is necessary to ensure it proceeds with neither real nor perceived political interference.
Here are a few key moments from the June 14 hearing, which began with 9/11 and wound its way to a remarkable rebuke of the City Council’s role in oversight of the NYPD.
New Yorkers deserve to know how the NYPD is working with ICE, what information they are sharing, and how the NYPD is using new surveillance technologies.
In recent years, police departments throughout the country have quietly amassed an arsenal of sophisticated surveillance technologies without public notice, debate or oversight from local lawmakers.
Appointing a special counsel of Robert Mueller’s talent and experience is a laudable step, but it is only the first of many necessary to restore public trust in our institutions of government.