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Alicia Bannon on Bloomberg Law Brief: Neil Gorsuch

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 09:14
Alicia Bannon on Bloomberg Law Brief: Neil GorsuchMarch 23, 2017 v2 (1).mp3

Brennan Center's Alicia Bannon joined "Bloomberg Law Brief" to discuss the third day of Neil Gorsuch's Senate confirmation hearings.

Categories: Human Rights

Texas Program is Turning Thousands of Ex-Cons Into Entrepreneurs

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 18:51
Texas Program is Turning Thousands of Ex-Cons Into EntrepreneursWednesday, March 22, 2017 - 6:45pmMedia Source: CNBCTexas Program is Turning Thousands of Ex-Cons Into Entrepreneurs
Categories: Human Rights

Beware Trump’s Phony ‘Terror’ List

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 15:38
Beware Trump’s Phony ‘Terror’ ListFaiza PatelMarch 22, 2017

As a senator, Jeff Sessions had a history of falsely inflating the count of foreign nationals supposedly involved in terrorism. Now, he wants to do much more of that as attorney general.

Categories: Human Rights

Beware Trump's Phony 'Terror' List

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 14:46
Beware Trump's Phony 'Terror' ListWednesday, March 22, 2017 - 2:45pmMedia Source: The Daily BeastBeware Trump's Phony 'Terror' List
Categories: Human Rights

Real-Time Face Recognition Threatens to Turn Cops' Body Cameras Into Surveillance Machines

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 14:46
Real-Time Face Recognition Threatens to Turn Cops' Body Cameras Into Surveillance MachinesWednesday, March 22, 2017 - 2:45pmMedia Source: The InterceptReal-Time Face Recognition Threatens to Turn Cops' Body Cameras Into Surveillance Machines
Categories: Human Rights

Gorsuch’s First Casualty Could Be The Filibuster

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 14:42
Gorsuch’s First Casualty Could Be The Filibuster Victoria Bassetti March 22, 2017

If Democrats mount a futile filibuster to Neil Gorsuch’s confirmation, the result could be the end of the filibuster for Supreme Court nominees. That would be a mistake.

Categories: Human Rights

NYPD Muslim Surveillance Settlement a Victory for New Yorkers, but Vigilance Still Needed

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 09:23
NYPD Muslim Surveillance Settlement a Victory for New Yorkers, but Vigilance Still NeededMichael PriceMarch 22, 2017

Muslim New Yorkers have long been fearful of the NYPD’s dragnet intelligence operations. From eavesdropping in cafes to placing informants in student groups, mosques, and political organizations, the NYPD spied on Muslims for over a decade because of their religion – generating zero leads, widespread distrust of police, and three federal lawsuits.

Categories: Human Rights

Gorsuch Could Undermine Trump Travel Ban

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 16:05
Gorsuch Could Undermine Trump Travel BanCiara Torres-SpelliscyMarch 21, 2017

When he was on the Tenth Circuit, Judge Gorsuch ruled that a corporation could have religious rights. That same expansive view of religious freedom could prompt a Justice Gorsuch to void Trump’s travel ban.

Categories: Human Rights

Hiding in Plain Sight

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 14:42
Hiding in Plain Sight

Over the last several decades, the range and capabilities of easily available technologies that enable a granular view of citizens’ movements and associations in public, over long periods of time and at a relatively cheap cost, have expanded at an astonishing pace. Where law enforcement is involved, these powerful new technologies raise questions about how their use can be harmonized with the U.S. Constitution.

Categories: Human Rights

Senators Must Press Gorsuch on Campaign Finance Laws

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 10:20
Senators Must Press Gorsuch on Campaign Finance LawsMonday, March 20, 2017 - 10:15amMedia Source: The Sacramento BeeSenators Must Press Gorsuch on Campaign Finance Laws
Categories: Human Rights

5 Issues to Watch at Neil Gorsuch’s Confirmation Hearing

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 12:05
5 Issues to Watch at Neil Gorsuch’s Confirmation HearingAshni MehtaMarch 20, 2017

The new Court is poised to interpret law on pivotal issues — from voting rights, to digital privacy and surveillance, to campaign finance, to the laws that protect minority citizens, and more.

Categories: Human Rights

Correcting a Supreme Mistake

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 11:54
Correcting a Supreme MistakeIan VandewalkerMarch 20, 2017

Neil Gorsuch could help the Supreme Court finally reverse its colossal blunder in Citizens United.

Categories: Human Rights

What Neil Gorsuch Should Say About the Courts, and the Rule of Law

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 11:33
What Neil Gorsuch Should Say About the Courts, and the Rule of LawAlicia BannonMarch 20, 2017

Supreme Court confirmation hearings are often national civics lessons. This one comes at a moment when we’re in need of just that.

Categories: Human Rights

Michael Li on Matter of Fact with Soledad O'Brien: Redistricting

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 10:07
Michael Li on Matter of Fact with Soledad O'Brien: RedistrictingMarch 18, 2017

Redistricting

Michael Li speaks with Soledad O’Brien about redistricting cases most likely to head to the Supreme Court in addition to the implications for voters, elected leaders and democracy.

Categories: Human Rights

The Fight Over Voting Rules Didn't Start with Trump's Tweets

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 09:58
The Fight Over Voting Rules Didn't Start with Trump's TweetsMichael WaldmanMarch 19, 2017

The next justice's pen, not the president's tweets, could redefine your right to vote.

Categories: Human Rights

What Neil Gorsuch Should Say About the Courts, and the Rule of Law

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 09:36
What Neil Gorsuch Should Say About the Courts, and the Rule of LawMonday, March 20, 2017 - 9:30amMedia Source: The Daily BeastWhat Neil Gorsuch Should Say About the Courts, and the Rule of Law
Categories: Human Rights

Partisan Gerrymandering Case Makes its Way to the Supreme Court

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 09:35
Partisan Gerrymandering Case Makes its Way to the Supreme CourtMonday, March 20, 2017 - 9:30amMedia Source: Matter of Fact with Soledad O'Brien Partisan Gerrymandering Case Makes its Way to the Supreme Court
Categories: Human Rights

The Fight Over Voting Rules Didn't Start with Trump's Tweets

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 09:33
The Fight Over Voting Rules Didn't Start with Trump's TweetsMonday, March 20, 2017 - 9:30amMedia Source: Los Angeles TimesThe Fight Over Voting Rules Didn't Start with Trump's Tweets
Categories: Human Rights

Trump's Baseless Claims Are Undermining Confidence in Voting

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 09:32
Trump's Baseless Claims Are Undermining Confidence in VotingMonday, March 20, 2017 - 9:30amMedia Source: The Sacramento BeeTrump's Baseless Claims Are Undermining Confidence in Voting
Categories: Human Rights

What Neil Gorsuch Can Learn From His Grandfather

Sun, 03/19/2017 - 21:20
What Neil Gorsuch Can Learn From His GrandfatherAndrew CohenMarch 19, 2017

The Supreme Court nominee comes from a long line of lawyers, the most prominent of whom was a compassionate, empathetic leader.

Categories: Human Rights

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