Rachel Levinson-Waldman

Sr Counsel/Liberty & Natl Security Program
Brennan Center for Justice at NYU Law School

Rachel Levinson-Waldman serves as Senior Counsel to the Brennan Center’s Liberty and National Security Program, which seeks to advance effective national security policies that respect constitutional values and the rule of law. Ms. Levinson-Waldman has authored a Brennan Center report, What the Government Does with Americans’ Data, on the federal government’s use, sharing, and retention of non-criminal information about Americans for law enforcement and national security purposes. Ms. Levinson-Waldman is also active on issues related to policing and technology, including providing commentary on predictive policing, body cameras, license plate readers, and other types of surveillance technologies deployed in public.

Ms. Levinson-Waldman regularly comments for television, radio, and print on issues relating to national security, privacy, and surveillance. Her writing has been featured in publications including Bloomberg View, The New Republic, Wired, The Atlantic, Huffington Post, and Salon.com, and she has been interviewed for Al Jazeera, Nerding Out, and Let Your Voice Be Heard, among others.

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