Today, the Brennan Center sued the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Justice under the Freedom of Information Act for records pertaining to an inter-agency initiative known as “Countering Violent Extremism."
Kansas lawmakers passed a measure Thursday to reverse effects of a 2015 law that threatened to defund the state’s entire judiciary. Fair courts advocates spent months fighting the law which they say violated the state's constitution.
The 9th Circuit upheld Arizona’s judicial conduct rules limiting political activity by sitting judges and judicial candidates. It's the first major decision on regulating judicial campaign conduct since the Supreme Court upheld a narrower law.
As America heads into another presidential election year in the midst of pitched battles over the right to vote, this six-part agenda outlines how to secure our elections from misconduct while maintaining fair access to the ballot.