The Detention Without Trial Working Group will counter supporters of specialized terror courts and long-term preventive detention of terrorism suspects. It also hopes to influence the administration of President Obama, in its decisions about future treatment of terror detainees.
Professor Nate Persily has presented data to the Supreme Court on the 2008 presidential election, as it considers the constitutionality of the Voting Rights Act. He filed an amicus brief in the landmark voting rights case Northwest Austin Municipal Utility District No. 1 v. Holder today.
Wu, an expert in communications policy and the media industries, named by the New America Foundation a Bernard L. Schwartz Fellow, one of 20 current fellows chosen for their potential to influence public thought.
As the nation waits for Treasury Secretary Geithner to address the housing crisis on Wednesday, February 18, Columbia Law School Professor and economist Ed Morrison has strong views on what Geithner's plan should contain.