Past Events

  • The Brennan Center for Justice at NYU Law School presents a conference on the regulation of money in politics.

    Saturday, March 27, 2010 - 12:15pm
  • The Sixteenth Annual Justice William J. Brennan Jr. Lecture on State Courts and Social Justice is presented by the Dwight D. Opperman Institute of Judicial Administration and the Brennan Center for Justice. Honorable Roderick L. Ireland of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court presents his lecture "Goodridge’s Wake: Reflections on the Political, Public, and Personal Repercussions of the Massachusetts Same-Sex Marriage Cases."

    Wednesday, March 10, 2010 - 6:00pm
  • The Brennan Center for Justice presents "A Public Conversation About Jim Crow in New York: The Empire State's Current Criminal Disenfranchisement Law and a Century-Long Effort to Keep African-American Citizens Out of the Voting Booth."

    Tuesday, March 2, 2010 - 11:00am
  • This Forum brings together a set of high-profile experts to talk about Citizens United: whether it was right or wrong as a matter of constitutional law, and what its ramifications will be for American politics? Will money now flow from corporate coffers into political races? Or will the decision mean less that it seems in the long run?

    Wednesday, February 17, 2010 - 1:00pm
  • Ciara Torres-Spelliscy testifies at the Committee on House Administration Hearing.

    Monday, February 1, 2010 - 1:30pm
  • The Brennan Center for Justice at NYU Law School presents "Living Up To Our Constitution," a lecture by Senator Sheldon Whitehouse. The event will be moderated by Katrina vanden Heuvel, Editor-in-Chief of The Nation.

    Friday, November 20, 2009 - 5:30pm
  • The Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law holds its annual benefit and awards dinner.

    Monday, November 16, 2009 - 7:30pm
  • The Brennan Center for Justice presents a panel discussion entitled "Reforming Albany: What is Wrong with the State Legislature and How to Fix It," featuring the Honorable Hakeem Jeffries, Susan Lerner, Edmund J. McMahon, and the Honorable Daniel L. Squadron.

    Tuesday, October 27, 2009 - 6:30pm
  • The Brennan Center for Justice presents the seventh annual Community Oriented Defender (COD) conference at NYU Law School. This two-day event focuses on how the COD model can help to improve the lives of clients, families and communities.

    Friday, July 24, 2009 - 12:15pm
  • This debate, held at NYU's Furman School of Law, features John Payton, Director-Counsel and President of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund; Burt Neuborne, NYU Law Professor and Brennan Center Legal Director; and Stanley Fish, Distinguished Professor of Law and New York Times Online columnist; and moderator Dahlia Lithwick, Slate Legal Affairs columnist .

    Monday, June 15, 2009 - 3:30pm