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    Flag Desecration

    A hearing was held on statutory and constitutional responses to the Supreme Court’s decision in the flag-burning case, Texas v. Johnson. Congressional members from both parties…

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    Steroids Abuse

    Witnesses testified about the growing abuse of anabolic steroids by amateur and professional athletes. They also examined possible legislation that would hold coaches and trainers…

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    Time, Inc. & Warner Communications Merger

    The subcommittee held an oversight hearing on the competitive implications of the proposed Time-Warner communicaitons merger.

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    Habeas Corpus Revision

    Committee members heard from retired Supreme Court Justice Lewis Powell, law professors, appeals court judges, and attorneys from around the country concerning pending legislation to revise…

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    FBI Affirmative Action

    Testimony was heard from public witnesses concerning promotional practices of the Bureau toward minority employees. Employees had complained that the Bureau discriminated against…

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    Illegal Wiretaps

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    Civil Rights Act of 1990, Part 2

    The House Education and Labor Committee met with the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Civil and Constitutional Rights to hear testimony on the Civil Rights Act of 1990.

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    Civil Rights Act of 1990, Part 1

    The House Education and Labor Committee met with the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Civil and Constitutional Rights to hear testimony on the Civil Rights Act of 1990.

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    Violent Crime Control Act

    The sub-committee on crime discussed the Violent Crime Control Act of 1989 focusing on firearms control, the death penalty, and drug testing.

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    Financial Institution Crime

    The subcommittee met to discuss prosecution of financial institution crimes.

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    Justice Department 1991 Appropriations

    Attorney General Thornburgh presents the budget request and answers questions on the operation of the Department of Justice.

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    Computer Viruses

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    Minority Set-Asides

    The subcommittee looks at minority set-asides in contracting following the ramifications of the Supreme Court decision in City of Richmond v. Croson, which limited the use of minority…

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    Civil Rights Act of 1990, Part 4

    The House Education and Labor Committee met with the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Civil and Constitutional Rights to hear testimony on the Civil Rights Act of 1990.

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    Civil Rights Act of 1990, Part 3

    The House Education and Labor Committee met with the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Civil and Constitutional Rights to hear testimony on the Civil Rights Act of 1990.

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    Prosecution of Financial Institution Crimes

    Committee members heard testimony on how to improve prosecution of those guilty of criminal misconduct in the savings and loan industry.

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    Handgun Violence

    The sub-committee discussed legislation to ban the manufacture, transfer, and assembly of easily concealable handguns.

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    FBI Affirmative Action

    Continuing testimony was heard concerning the management promotion practices of the FBI.

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    Civil Rights 1991 Budget Authorization

    In his first appearance before the committee, Assistant Attorney General John Dunne presents the 1991 budget request for the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice. The…

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