Past Events

  • Faiza Patel will participate in a panel discussion at a conference sponsored by the Roger Williams University School of Law. Key players in cyberlaw's future, along with other experts from government, academia, and the private sector, will highlight the risks and propose solutions for issues surrounding cybersecurity, encryption, and government surveillance.

    Friday, October 16, 2015 - 8:00am
  • Nicole Austin-Hillery will serve as a speaker at a forum at the Hayti Heritage Center in Durham to discuss money in politics from a civil rights perspective.

    Thursday, October 15, 2015 - 6:30pm
  • The Brennan Center will host a book talk with Ari Berman, discussing his new book, Give Us the Ballot: The Modern Struggle for Voting Rights in America.

    Thursday, October 15, 2015 - 12:00pm
  • The Brennan Center will host a discussion about how political parties can boost electoral participation and in turn, produce a more transparent and inclusive democracy.

    Wednesday, October 14, 2015 - 12:00pm
  • Rachel Levinson-Waldman, Michael Price, and Michael German will all participate in the 25th Annual Computers, Freedom, and Privacy Conference, which is the premier event examining the intersection of policy, technology, and action. As part of the keynote address, Michael German will be in conversation with Edward Snowden, discussing historical comparisons of surveillance programs and their impact on civil liberties, from COINTELPRO to the Snowden revelations.

    Tuesday, October 13, 2015 - 8:00am to Wednesday, October 14, 2015 - 5:00pm
  • The Brennan Center will host a discussion about the challenges with today's voting machine technologies. Experts will discuss current risks, changing technologies, and possible solutions and paths for reform.

    Thursday, September 17, 2015 - 12:00pm
  • The Brennan Center will host a book talk with NYU Professor Kenji Yoshino, discussing his new book, Speak Now: Marriage Equality on Trial.

    Tuesday, September 15, 2015 - 6:00pm
  • Nicole Austin-Hillery will serve on a panel at New America for a discussion on the Voting Rights Act and the past and present conditions of voting rights in America.

    Thursday, September 10, 2015 - 12:15pm
  • The Brennan Center will co-sponsor a rally with a coalition of advocacy and social justice groups, demanding that Congress restore and strengthen the Voting Rights Act.

    Thursday, August 6, 2015 - 12:00pm
  • Daniel Weiner will participate in a panel discussion at the NCSL Legislative Summit about how key court decisions have affected state laws on contribution limits and disclosure requirements, including a look at how independent expenditures fit in the picture.

    Monday, August 3, 2015 - 2:30pm