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Brennan Center for Justice
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The Brennan Center is a non-partisan public policy and law institute that focuses on the fundamental issues of democracy and justice.
The Brennan Center is a non-partisan public policy and law institute that focuses on the fundamental issues of democracy and justice.

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BCJ's Lauren-Brooke Eisen reviews Heather Ann Thompson's new book, which examines the legacy of the Attica prison uprising.
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New FEC filings for this week's Florida U.S. Senate primaries illustrate a number of troubling campaign finance trends, including the proliferation of candidate-specific "buddy groups."
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Today in history, the 19th Amendment was ratified, formally extending the right to vote for women. While it was a victory enjoyed by some, women of color faced barriers to the ballot long after. For that reason and many others, in a post-Shelby landscape, it’s even more important for Congress to Restore the VRA!
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It has been well documented that youth do not fare well in the adult justice system. Placing them in it can have long-term implications for their future success.
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Today marks 51 yrs since LBJ signed the VRA, the most successful civil rights law: http://trib.al/zd7sD9x
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The truth about voter fraud: http://trib.al/YetSvCK
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There have been ups and downs over the past few decades, but since 1990, crime has fallen by 66 percent in major cities.
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Applied correct, technology can help boost election participation, increase integrity, improve the voting experience, and even curb the influence of big money in politics — and it could be done with proven applications from the public or private sector.
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By choosing a sitting governor, some donations to his campaign will be limited by pay-to-play rules.
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Three cities — Las Vegas, Orlando, and Chicago — account for two-thirds of the total increase in murders. The data excludes large cities like New York, where police have said murder is down this year.
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