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    FBI Director Nomination Hearing

    James Comey testified about his nomination to become the director of the FBI.*Among the issues he addressed were the use of water-boarding in interrogations, National Security Agency (NSA)…

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    Federal Bureau of Investigation Director Nomination

    President*Obama announced the nomination of James Comey as the next director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.*Mr.*Comey served as deputy attorney general under President*George W.…

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    Extension of FBI Director's Term, Legal Experts Testimony

    Legal experts testified on the constitutionality of extending the term by two years of FBI Director Robert Mueller.

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    U.S. Attorney Dismissals

    The House Judiciary Commercial and Administrative Law Subcommittee held a hearing on “The Continuing Investigation into the U.S. Attorneys Controversy.” Former Deputy Attorney…

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    First Amendment and National Security

    Commemorating the 100th Birthday of alumnus and former Supreme Court Justice Lewis Powell participants spoke at a symposium titled “The Clash Between the First Amendment and National…

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    Patriot Act Renewal

    Mr. Comey talked about the implementation of various measures in the USA Patriot Act, the administration’s desire to continue provisions allowing investigators greater latitudes…

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    Enron Criminal Investigation

    Officials spoke to reporters about a plea agreement reached with Andrew and Lea Fastow for crimes associated with Enron’s business practices. Following their remarks they…

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    Efforts to Combat Terrorism

    James Comey talked about law enforcement activities and the government’s role in counterterrorism efforts in a speech titled “Finding Common Ground in Fighting Terrorism.”…

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    Enron Investigation Update

    Law enforcement officials spoke to reporters about the indictment of Enron CEO Jeffrey Skilling for conspiracy, securities fraud, and insider trading. Following their remarks they…

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    News Conference Announcing Lay Indictment

    Government officials announced the indictment of Enron former CEO Ken Lay on eleven counts, including conspiracy and bank fraud, after a two-and-a-half year investigation. After their…

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    Attorney General Farewell

    Justice Department officials paid tribute to out-going Attorney General Ashcroft, who thanked employees for their service and dedication to the department.

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    Counterterrorism Legislation Review

    Witnesses testified before the committee about the U.S.A. Patriot Act and the SAFE Act and the impact of this legislation on the War on Terror. They spoke about the relationship…

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    Patriot Act Reauthorization

    Mr. Comey testified about the reauthorization of the Patriot Act, parts of which will expire at the end of 2005. He spoke about how the Patriot Act has helped track down and capture…

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    Information on Jose Padilla

    Deputy Attorney General Comey talked about Jose Padilla. Padilla, an American citizen, allegedly admitted that he had trained in al-Qaida camps, met with al-Qaida leaders, and planned…

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    Special Prosecutor Appointment

    Mr. Comey announced that Attorney General Ashcroft had recused himself from an investigation of alleged White House leaks of a CIA operative’s name earlier in the year. He…

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    Indictment of Terrorism Suspects

    The deputy attorney general held a news conference announcing the indictment of several terrorist suspects for conspiracy to attack financial institutions in the U.S and their arrest and…

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    Justice Department Year-End Remarks

    In his end-of-the-year remarks, Attorney General Ashcroft delivered a farewell address to department employees. In his remarks he talked about the sacrifices of law enforcement…

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    Terrorist Suspects Arrest

    Mr. Comey talked to reporters about the arrest of two terrorism suspects following a “sting” operation at a mosque in New York. He emphasized that the arrests were not…

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    Corporate Fraud Task Force

    Officials spoke to reporters about the operations of the corporate fraud task force, the accomplishments of the task force to date, interagency cooperation in investigations, and the future…

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