Past Events

  • The Brennan Center will host a book talk featuring Professor Richard Hasen and his new book, Plutocrats United: Campaign Money, the Supreme Court, and the Distortion of American Elections.

    Thursday, January 21, 2016 - 6:00pm
  • The Brennan Center will host a conversation with Ray La Raja and Brian Schaffner, authors of When Purists Prevail: Campaign Finance and Political Polarization.

    Thursday, December 17, 2015 - 12:00pm
  • The Brennan Center will host a discussion about a case that will soon be heard by the U.S. Supreme Court, Evenwel v. Texas. Experts will discuss the political implications of the case, the tremendous impact it could have on the Latino community, and how other recent Supreme Court cases could fundamentally reshape the redistricting landscape.

    Thursday, December 3, 2015 - 12:00pm
  • Rachel Levinson-Waldman will moderate a discussion at New America's Open Technology Institute on the current state of the body camera and police technology field. Experts will discuss recent policy developments, innovative new research, and current advocacy efforts, taking stock of the present and mapping out potential future steps.

    Wednesday, December 2, 2015 - 4:30pm
  • The Brennan Center and Higher Heights will host a discussion about the state of representation for and by Black women in American politics today.

    Wednesday, November 18, 2015 - 6:00pm
  • Faiza Patel will give the keynote address and moderate a panel at this year's World Forum for Democracy. Participants will debate the challenges for democracy in light of global developments, echoing the key concerns of both states and citizens.

    Wednesday, November 18, 2015 - 1:15pm to Friday, November 20, 2015 - 6:00pm
  • The Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law will hold its annual benefit and awards dinner. This year's honoree is Kimberley D. Harris, Executive Vice President and General Counsel of NBCUniversal.

    Tuesday, November 17, 2015 - 6:30pm
  • Faiza Patel will be speaking at a panel focusing on the implications of the invalidation of the E.U./U.S. Safe Harbor Framework.

    Monday, November 16, 2015 - 6:30pm
  • Nicole Austin-Hillery will participate in a webinar as part of the ABA's Free CLE Series to commemorate the 60th Anniversary of the Montgomery Bus Boycott and explore the role of lawyers and the judiciary as a participant in resolving social conflicts.

    Monday, November 16, 2015 - 1:00pm
  • The Brennan Center will host a screening of Roger Weisberg's Dream On, a documentary film that investigates the perilous state of the American Dream due to decades of rising income inequality and declining economic mobility.

    Tuesday, November 10, 2015 - 6:00pm