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Douglas Keith

Counsel, Democracy

Douglas Keith is counsel in the Brennan Center’s Democracy Program, where he works primarily to promote fair, diverse, and impartial courts. Previously, he was the George A. Katz Fellow at the Brennan Center, working on matters related to money in politics, voting rights, and redistricting. Keith’s work has been featured in the New York Times, Washington Post, NPR, Atlantic, Guardian, New York Daily News, and Huffington Post.

Keith previously worked as a Ford Foundation public interest law fellow at Advancement Project, organized voting rights advocates in New York, served as an international election observer for the National Democratic Institute and OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights, and trained poll workers for the New York City Board of Elections. Keith is a graduate of NYU School of Law and Duke University.

Nov. 11, 2021

Douglas Keith: How Remote Court Proceedings Affect Equal Access

When the pandemic started, courts that were slower in adopting technology had to undergo a two-week revolution to move their operations to a remote setting. Under normal circumstances, that would have taken them twenty years to achieve.  Existing...

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