The Brennan Center filed an amicus brief urging the Supreme Court to reject Alabama's use of fixed racial percentages to redraw its legislative maps because they were not based on any factual analysis and they fundamentally misconstrued Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act.
In this brief to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, the Brennan Center argues that firing a government employee merely for running for office not only violates her First Amendment rights, but also undermines everyone’s interest in fostering competition, opportunity, and participation in democratic elections.
In this amicus brief, the Brennan Center argues that historic data on the location of a cell phone reveals highly private information and that the government violated the Fourth Amendment by accessing it without a warrant.
The Brennan Center and co-counsel filed suit in federal court challenging Texas's strict photo voter ID law on behalf of the Texas State Conference of the NAACP and the Mexican American Legislative Caucus of the Texas House of Representatives (MALC).
In this amicus brief, the Brennan Center argues that the Wisconsin Supreme Court should consider recusal standards resulting from U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Caperton v. Massey, which ruled that judges may be required to recuse themselves when litigants provides campaign support.