In this new study, the Brennan Center interviewed more than 20 chief judges, court administrators, and practitioners and found that judicial vacancies are causing significant case delays and unmanageable caseloads in district courts.
The NSA and FBI monitored the e-mails of prominent Muslim American leaders and attorneys, according to documents revealed by Edward Snowden, including the head of the largest American Muslim civil rights group.
In a report on the collection of electronic communications under Section 702 of FISA Amendments Act, the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board gave short shrift to concerns about the potential for abuse of this massive collection program.
The Supreme Court upheld the president’s recess appointments power. At the same time, it opened the door to new forms of obstruction. The burden now falls on the Senate to fix its broken confirmation process.
In a victory for Americans' digital privacy, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled today that police may not search the digital contents of cell phones seized from individuals who have been arrested unless they obtain a warrant.
One year after the Supreme Court’s Shelby County ruling in, the Brennan Center's new paper found a number of states have moved forward with controversial election changes in the absence of a key protection under the Voting Rights Act.