Last updated on: 11/5/2007 | Author: ProCon.org

Brennan Center for Justice at New York University School of Law Biography

Position:
None Found to the question "Is the ACLU Good for America?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of June 14, 2007

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Description:

“Justice William J. Brennan, Jr. was one of the most influential and beloved justices in the history of the Supreme Court…After Justice Brennan retired, scores of his former law clerks banded together with the Brennan family and close friends to develop a suitable monument celebrating his extraordinary legacy….Today, the Brennan Center’s staff is litigating cases across the nation, filing amicus briefs, drafting legislation, counseling reform groups, producing books, monographs, and articles, and educating the public about issues of profound national importance.”

“About Us,” Brennan Center website (accessed Nov. 5, 2007)

Mission:

“The Brennan Center for Justice is a non-partisan public policy and law institute that focuses on the fundamental issues of democracy and justice. Our work ranges from voting rights to redistricting reform, from access to the courts to presidential power in the fight against terrorism. A singular institution – part think tank, part public interest law firm, part advocacy group – the Brennan Center combines scholarship, legislative and legal advocacy, and communications to win meaningful, measurable change in the public sector.”

“About Us,” Brennan Center website (accessed Nov. 5, 2007)

Other:
501(c)(3) non-profit
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