Upcoming Events

  • The Brennan Center will host a conversation with Betty Medsger, author of The Burglary: The Discovery of J. Edgar Hoover's Secret FBI.

    Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 6:00pm
  • Join the Brennan Center and Demos for a discussion of McCutcheon and its impact on our democratic society and how real reform can be achieved to curb the corrupting influence of big money in elections and empower average voters.

    Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 8:30am

Past Events

  • Professor Cass Sunstein will present Part II of the 2013-2014 Jorde Symposium at New York University School of Law, discussing how regulatory agencies analyze the costs and benefits of public policies when those benefits are not easily quantifiable. The lecture will be followed by commentary from Professors Oren Bar-Gill, Richard Revesz, and Jeremy Waldron.

    Wednesday, April 9, 2014 - 4:00pm
  • The Brennan Center for Justice and the Brademas Center for the Study of Congress will host a discussion with Clay Risen, editor for the New York Times and author of a new book looking at the historic passing of the Civil Rights Act.

    Thursday, April 3, 2014 - 6:00pm
  • Oliver Roeder will make a presentation at the 72nd annual conference of the Midwest Political Science Association, discussing his findings on the impact of mass incarceration on the nation's crime rate.

    Thursday, April 3, 2014 - 9:00am to Sunday, April 6, 2014 - 3:00pm
  • Join Alicia Bannon at Vanderbilt University as she examines the role of campaign contributions in judicial decision making.

    Friday, March 21, 2014 - 8:30am
  • The Brennan Center will co-sponsor a discussion with the Asian American Writers Workshop, featuring Arun Kundnani, author of The Muslims are Coming! and Fellow at the Open Society Foundation.

    Thursday, March 20, 2014 - 7:00pm