Past Events

  • The Brennan Center and Higher Heights will host a discussion about the state of representation for and by Black women in American politics today.

    Wednesday, November 18, 2015 - 6:00pm
  • Faiza Patel will give the keynote address and moderate a panel at this year's World Forum for Democracy. Participants will debate the challenges for democracy in light of global developments, echoing the key concerns of both states and citizens.

    Wednesday, November 18, 2015 - 1:15pm to Friday, November 20, 2015 - 6:00pm
  • The Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law will hold its annual benefit and awards dinner. This year's honoree is Kimberley D. Harris, Executive Vice President and General Counsel of NBCUniversal.

    Tuesday, November 17, 2015 - 6:30pm
  • Faiza Patel will be speaking at a panel focusing on the implications of the invalidation of the E.U./U.S. Safe Harbor Framework.

    Monday, November 16, 2015 - 6:30pm
  • Nicole Austin-Hillery will participate in a webinar as part of the ABA's Free CLE Series to commemorate the 60th Anniversary of the Montgomery Bus Boycott and explore the role of lawyers and the judiciary as a participant in resolving social conflicts.

    Monday, November 16, 2015 - 1:00pm
  • The Brennan Center will host a screening of Roger Weisberg's Dream On, a documentary film that investigates the perilous state of the American Dream due to decades of rising income inequality and declining economic mobility.

    Tuesday, November 10, 2015 - 6:00pm
  • Danyelle Solomon and Rachel Levinson-Waldman will serve on a panel during the National Legal Aid and Defender Association's Annual Conference to discuss the capacity of body-worn cameras to address police brutality and explore the impact of such cameras in minority communities, which are already highly surveilled.

    Friday, November 6, 2015 - 10:30am
  • The U.S. government has increased emphasis on implementing programs aimed at Countering Violent Extremism (CVE). But do these programs work and can they be structured to avoid characterizing minority communities as suspect? Experts will discuss these important and timely issues.

    Friday, October 30, 2015 - 1:00pm
  • The Brennan Center for Justice and Justice at Stake will host a discussion featuring the latest report in the New Politics of Judicial Elections series. Panelists will discuss the repercussions of large amounts of special interest spending in judicial elections during the 2013-2014 cycle.

    Thursday, October 29, 2015 - 9:00am
  • Frederick A.O. Schwarz, Jr. and Mike German will participate in a conference to discuss the mechanics, difficulties, and importance of congressional oversight of intelligence activities as well as review the status of the Church Committee reforms of 1975 and Congress' ability to oversee classified programs.

    Tuesday, October 20, 2015 - 8:30am