The Brennan Center has won a court ruling that allows its lawsuit against the Muslim Ban to proceed.
The three consolidated cases – Zakzok v. Trump, Int’l Refugee Assistance Project v. Trump, and Iranian Alliances Across Borders v. Trump – have been brought on behalf of American Muslims separated from family members who are citizens of countries covered by the ban.
Using information from the government contracts database SmartProcure, a Brennan Center analysis and map show more school district purchases of social media monitoring technology, with Texas, Illinois, Florida, and California leading the pack.
New data and analysis from the Brennan Center show that the deadlocked Federal Election Commission has failed to provide guidance to candidates, parties, and others seeking to understand their legal obligations; update regulations to reflect changes in the law; or investigate allegations of serious legal violations.
The Brennan Center has deep expertise on many of the issues at the core of the report, including: presidential power, securing elections from foreign interference, campaign finance laws that govern the influence of money in politics, and more.
As the Trump Administration seeks to add a new, untested citizenship question to the 2020 Census form, the Georgetown Law Journal has published Brennan Center research that shows such a question would be unprecedented and contrary to what the Census Bureau considers best practices for an accurate count.
This morning the New York State Assembly and Senate passed budget legislation for fiscal year 2020 that establishes a commission charged with creating a small donor public campaign financing program for statewide and state legislative offices by the end of 2019.