The Brennan Center released two analyses ahead of Sen. Jeff Sessions confirmation hearing to be the next Attorney General. They cover Sessions's civil rights record and highlight a past scandal that should serve as a cautionary tale.
A new Brennan Center policy proposal suggests the president should make broad reforms to federal grants across the country that fund state and local law enforcement to help prevent problems like the ongoing crisis in Ferguson, Mo.
The Supreme Court heard oral arguments today in one of the most important cases of the session, Fisher v. University of Texas UT, which many observers believe could end affirmative action as we know it. Inimai Chettiar and Mark Ladov of the Brennan Center for Justice—authors of an amicus brief in the case— are available to provide an analysis of this morning’s arguments.