An analysis of 2015 crime trends in the nation’s biggest cities shows that reports of rising crime across the country are overblown and not supported by the available data, according to a new report from the Brennan Center.
These spending patterns suggest certain groups, such as plaintiff’s attorneys and unions, sought to influence the outcome of this election. Of even greater concern are the groups who don't disclose their donors.
Electronic communications are the modern equivalent of private papers, which the government cannot simply sweep up en masse. The outcome of this case will likely have tremendous implications for privacy rights in the digital age.
Even as spending figures continue to roll in, Pennsylvania's superheated Supreme Court race has broken a national record. More troubling is this unacceptable level of politicization is now the norm, not the exception, for judicial races.
A coalition of privacy groups from across the ideological spectrum urged the Director of National Intelligence to disclose how many Americans the NSA is spying on under a law targeting foreigners overseas.
Offering a detailed analysis of the latest state Supreme Court campaign trends, this study shows how special-interest spending has impacted state courts nationwide — and how this spending may affect courtroom decisions.
Pennsylvania’s Supreme Court election has already set records for candidate fundraising, overall spending, and total television airtime spending, with a week remaining before voters fill three open seats on the court.
A total of 38 states now use electronic and/or online voter registration, nearly double the total from our last study five years ago. These systems boost registration rates, increase voter roll accuracy, and save money.