Past Events

  • The Brennan Center for Justice co-sponsored a panel discussion with The New Press and the Center on Media, Crime, and Justice on 50th anniversary of Gideon v. Wainwright and how to reform our public defense system.

    Tuesday, April 9, 2013 - 5:30pm
  • Mark Ladov will discuss the need for legal assistance in the prevention of foreclosures on a panel at a Harvard Law Symposium. The symposium will focus on the future of legal services.

    Saturday, April 6, 2013 - 10:45am
  • The Brennan Center will co-sponsor a discussion with NYU's Of Many Institute for Multifaith Leadership, featuring Reverend Jim Wallis, President and CEO of Sojourners, and Arianna Huffington, president and editor-in-chief of the Huffington Post Media Group. Reverend Paul Brandeis Raushenbush, Senior Religion Editor of the Huffington Post, will moderate.

    Friday, April 5, 2013 - 7:00pm
  • Thomas Giovanni will discuss how reforming the broken public defender system is central to criminal justice reform and racial justice efforts and what a justice system that works looks like at the 9th Annual Black Policy Conference at the Harvard Kennedy School.

    Thursday, April 4, 2013 - 3:15pm
  • Nicole Austin-Hillery will join congressional members and civil rights experts on a panel to discuss voting rights and election protection at the National Action Network's National Convention, April 3-6 in New York City.

    Wednesday, April 3, 2013 - 11:30am
  • The Brennan Center's President, Michael Waldman, and Constitutional Fellow, Monica Youn, will join an esteemed panel of scholars and political consultants to discuss the effects and consequences of polarization in American politics.

    Monday, April 1, 2013 - 10:45am
  • Mark Ladov will examine recent regulatory changes and how they might impact low and moderate income mortgage lending in New York City at the Association for Neighborhood and Housing Development Conference.

    Friday, March 22, 2013 - 1:45pm
  • Thomas Giovanni will join experts to discuss the foundational role of the Sixth Amendment right to counsel within an effective criminal justice system and to address the interrelated policy issues critical to making the right a reality.

    Monday, March 18, 2013 - 1:15pm
  • Liza Goitein will join a panel at the Sixth Annual Celebration of Freedom of Information Day at American University's Washington College of Law. Leading experts will discuss matters of importance to the openness-in-government community, with the hope of improved FOIA implementation during President Obama’s second term.

    Monday, March 18, 2013 - 11:00am
  • The Brennan Center for Justice, Culture Project, and the Asian American Writers Workshop will present a special performance of Shaheed.

    Friday, March 15, 2013 - 7:30pm