Rachel Levinson-Waldman

Rachel Levinson-Waldman serves as Senior Counsel to the Brennan Center for Justice’s Liberty and National Security Program, which seeks to advance effective national security policies that respect constitutional values and the rule of law.

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Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - 8:45am
Holding Sessions Accountable on Civil Liberties
On January 10 and 11, the Senate Judiciary Committee will meet to consider whether Senator Jeff Sessions is fit to be appointed as this country’s next Attorney General. Mr. Sessions will assuredly be asked probing questions about his voting rights record , past allegations of racism , whether he...
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Friday, December 16, 2016 - 9:45am
Will Police in the Trump Era Embrace Accountability?
Six weeks before Donald Trump takes office, there are growing fears about what he is likely to do with America’s powerful law enforcement apparatus. He has proposed banning all Muslim travel to the U.S. , elevated a national security advisor who peddles in untruths about the spread of Sharia law ,...
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Friday, August 21, 2015 - 1:15pm
The Dystopian Danger of Police Body Cameras
Police-worn body cameras are the newest darling of criminal justice reform. They are touted as a way to collect evidence for criminal investigations, oversee and expose abusive police practices, and exonerate officers from fabricated charges. While the nation continues to debate how effective these...
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