Past Events

  • Join panelists Daniel I. Weiner from the Brennan Center for Justice, Keith Reinhard from DDB Worldwide Chairman Emeritus, and Allen Rosenshine from BBDO Worldwide and Emeritus CEO, to find out how, if at all, the Citizens United ruling, decided over six years ago, is affecting the 2016 presidential election.

    Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 6:00pm
  • Join the Brennan Center for a timely discussion with David Daley about his exciting new book on how political operatives undermined American democracy and fundamentally altered the electoral map through redistricting.

    Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
  • Join panelists Tomas Lopez from the Brennan Center for Justice, Janai Nelson from LDF, Francys Johnson from Georgia NAACP, and William Yeomans from Washington College of Law to learn more about challenges African-American and other people of color may face during the first presidential election in over 50 years without the full protections of the Voting Rights Act of 1965.

    Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
  • Nicole Austin-Hillery will discuss voting rights in the context of a presidential election year and the role of the media reporting on these issues during a panel at the National Association of Black Journalists’ inaugural Media Institute on Legal Affairs.

    Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 3:15pm to 4:30pm
  • Nicole Austin-Hillery will serve on a panel convened by the Washington Council of Lawyers to discuss voting rights and voter suppression.

    Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 6:30pm
  • Lecture at Adelphi University by Brent Ferguson, Counsel for the Democracy Program, on money, politics, and the Constitution.

    Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - 12:00pm
  • Nicole Austin-Hillery will moderate two policy panel discussions during the Congressional Black Caucus Annual Legislative Conference titled The Federal Case for Voter Protection & the VRA and The State Battle for Voter Protection in 2016.

    Friday, September 16, 2016 - 11:00am
  • Please join the Brennan Center for Justice and other experts for a discussion on the Automatic Voter Registration Act and the tremendous momentum of this new and exciting reform.

    Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 1:30pm
  • Join the Brennan Center for an in-depth discussion of policing and technology, with a keynote address by NYPD Commissioner William J. Bratton on September 15.

    Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 9:00am to 6:00pm
  • Nicole Austin-Hillery will serve on a panel at the American Bar Association Annual Meeting in San Francisco to discuss some of the major cases decided by the U.S. Supreme Court during its 2015-16 session.

    Friday, August 5, 2016 - 2:00pm