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A Tale Of (At Least) Two Gerrymanders

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 16:55
A Tale Of (At Least) Two GerrymandersThursday, June 22, 2017 - 4:45pmMedia Source: New York Law JournalA Tale Of (At Least) Two Gerrymanders
Categories: Human Rights

Supreme Court Says Bad Legal Advice Shouldn’t Get You Deported

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 16:52
Supreme Court Says Bad Legal Advice Shouldn’t Get You DeportedFriday, June 23, 2017 - 4:45pmMedia Source: ViceSupreme Court Says Bad Legal Advice Shouldn’t Get You Deported
Categories: Human Rights

Strike Down the Mutant Gerrymanders

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 16:48
Strike Down the Mutant GerrymandersFriday, June 23, 2017 - 4:45pmMedia Source: U.S. News & World Report Strike Down the Mutant Gerrymanders
Categories: Human Rights

Federal Judicial Selection, State Court Diversity, and Costly Campaigns: The Fair Courts E-lert

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 15:39
Federal Judicial Selection, State Court Diversity, and Costly Campaigns: The Fair Courts E-lertJune 23, 2017

Our latest Fair Courts E-Lert highlights an interest group support for a judicial nominee, a new report with guidance on collecting judicial diversity data, and more.

Categories: Human Rights

Activist Says Voter Suppression Is A 'Greater Threat To U.S. Democracy Than Russian Election Tampering'

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 14:55
Activist Says Voter Suppression Is A 'Greater Threat To U.S. Democracy Than Russian Election Tampering'Friday, June 23, 2017 - 2:45pmMedia Source: The Washington PostActivist Says Voter Suppression Is A 'Greater Threat To U.S. Democracy Than Russian Election' Tampering.
Categories: Human Rights

Major Defense Contractors On Panel That Will Direct Billion-Dollar Defense Decisions

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 14:51
Major Defense Contractors On Panel That Will Direct Billion-Dollar Defense DecisionsThursday, June 22, 2017 - 11:45amMedia Source: International Business Times Major Defense Contractors On Panel That Will Direct Billion-Dollar Defense Decisions
Categories: Human Rights

Michael Price on Road to City Hall

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 14:49
Michael Price on Road to City HallJune 21, 2017 Liberty & National Security

Categories: Human Rights

Texas Group That Fueled Trump Voter Fraud Claim Scales Back 2016 Election Audit

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 10:39
Texas Group That Fueled Trump Voter Fraud Claim Scales Back 2016 Election AuditWednesday, June 21, 2017 - 10:45amMedia Source: Texas TribuneTexas Group That Fueled Trump Voter Fraud Claim Scales Back 2016 Election Audit
Categories: Human Rights

Keeping Russia Out of the Voting Booth

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 10:38
Keeping Russia Out of the Voting BoothThursday, June 22, 2017 - 10:30amMedia Source: The American ProspectKeeping Russia Out of the Voting Booth
Categories: Human Rights

Majority of U.S. Inmates Don’t Get Mental-Health Treatment, Study Finds

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 10:36
Majority of U.S. Inmates Don’t Get Mental-Health Treatment, Study FindsThursday, June 22, 2017 - 10:30amMedia Source: The Daily BeastMajority of U.S. Inmates Don’t Get Mental-Health Treatment, Study Finds
Categories: Human Rights

How This Supreme Court Case Will Affect the Next Election

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 09:48
How This Supreme Court Case Will Affect the Next ElectionThomas WolfJune 22, 2017

The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear argument this fall in a potentially landmark partisan-gerrymandering case from Wisconsin.

Categories: Human Rights

Senators Press Trump Officials for More Details on Russian Hacking

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 16:51
Senators Press Trump Officials for More Details on Russian HackingWednesday, June 21, 2017 - 4:45pmMedia Source: BloombergSenators Press Trump Officials for More Details on Russian Hacking
Categories: Human Rights

NewsFlash: Presidential Transparency: Beyond Tax Returns

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 14:13
NewsFlash: Presidential Transparency: Beyond Tax ReturnsJune 21, 2017

The release last Friday of President Trump’s latest financial disclosure report raised as many questions as it answered, and triggered renewed calls for the President to release his personal tax returns.

Categories: Human Rights

Supreme Court Has Historic Chance to End Extreme Gerrymandering

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 11:01
Supreme Court Has Historic Chance to End Extreme GerrymanderingMichael LiThomas WolfJune 21, 2017

The Supreme Court, which has decided to hear a landmark case on whether Wisconsin electoral maps were unconstitutionally drawn, could deliver a major blow to ultra-partisan redistricting.

Categories: Human Rights

Presidential Transparency: Beyond Tax Returns

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 10:07
Presidential Transparency: Beyond Tax Returns

What would the president’s tax returns show about his financial ties to foreign powers or other ethical issues? Is there a better way than disclosure of tax returns to get at such information? New Brennan Center analysis explores these questions.

Categories: Human Rights

Supreme Court Has Historic Chance to End Extreme Gerrymandering

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 09:46
Supreme Court Has Historic Chance to End Extreme GerrymanderingWednesday, June 21, 2017 - 9:45amMedia Source: The American ProspectSupreme Court Has Historic Chance to End Extreme Gerrymandering
Categories: Human Rights

Here’s How to Keep Russian Hackers From Attacking the 2018 Elections

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 09:45
Here’s How to Keep Russian Hackers From Attacking the 2018 ElectionsWednesday, June 21, 2017 - 9:45amMedia Source: The Washington PostHere’s How to Keep Russian Hackers From Attacking the 2018 Elections
Categories: Human Rights

Small Donor Tax Credits Would Boost Parties

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 12:41
Small Donor Tax Credits Would Boost PartiesDouglas KeithJune 20, 2017

This week, the Brennan Center proposed a new tool to strengthen both parties — an easy-to-claim tax credit for small political contributions.

Categories: Human Rights

Don Winslow: President Trump's War on Drugs Is Catastrophic

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 12:35
Don Winslow: President Trump's War on Drugs Is CatastrophicTuesday, June 20, 2017 - 12:30pmMedia Source: Time Don Winslow: President Trump's War on Drugs Is Catastrophic
Categories: Human Rights

Going National With Automatic Voter Registration

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 10:32
Going National With Automatic Voter RegistrationAdam GitlinJune 20, 2017

It’s tough to find an initiative that doesn’t fall victim to partisan squabbles. But AVR’s continued success in states red, blue, and purple is proof positive of its appeal above party.

Categories: Human Rights

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