The lack of consistency and oversight in intelligence-led policing directs resources away from traditional police work, violates individual liberties, and causes important counterterrorism information to fall through the cracks.
In its publication, Money for Nothing, Unshackle Upstate rails against comprehensive campaign finance reform, including the public financing of elections. However, the paper's claims have already been refuted repeatedly.
The Brennan Center for Justice's new proposal, Reforming Funding to Reduce Mass Incarceration sets out a plan to link federal grant money to modern criminal justice goals – as a tool to promote innovative crime-reduction policies nationwide.
Restrictive laws requiring proof of citizenship to register to vote violate federal law, the Brennan Center argued today in a court motion filed on behalf of the League of Women Voters and two state affiliates.
The Senate's filibuster vote is a significant step to help overcome government dysfunction. Recent filibusters have paralyzed Washington. One branch of government is preventing the other two from operating.
In the face of politicized anti-retention efforts, Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justices used television advertisements to help keep their seats in what are generally considered low-key judicial retention races.
Voters head to the polls tomorrow, one year after President Obama said “we have to fix” the long lines that marred the 2012 election. In the year since, there have been setbacks and gains to the cause of election reform.
As voters head to the polls next week and election officials review voting protocols, the Brennan Center released a new report detailing the benefits of early voting programs and offering recommendations to improve our outdated elections.