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    Child Protection Act Hearings

    The witnesses testified concerning the National Child Protection Act which would create a national database with the names of persons convicted of crimes against children.

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    Kidnapping Suspects Abroad

    The subcommittee examined the implications of a recent Supreme Court decision that upheld a 1989 opinion of the Justice Department that affirmed the right of the FBI and DEA to kidnap…

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    Civil Rights Division Reauthorization

    The subcommittee heard testimony on legislation that would reauthorize funding for the Justice Department Civil Rights Division. Witnesses included the assistant attorney general for…

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    Police Misconduct

    The subcommittee heard testimony on the issue of police misconduct. Following the riots that broke out during the previous week after four white police officers in Los Angeles were…

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    Freedom of Choice Act

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    Civil Rights Division Authorization

    The subcommittee heard testimony from Mr. Dunne on the budget request and performance of the Civil Rights division of the Department of Justice during the Bush administration. A…

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    Police Brutality

    The committee heard testimony on police brutality and the Bush Administration’s actions to eliminate the excessive use of force by police authorities. The hearings were held in…

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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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    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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    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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    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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    FBI Affirmative Action

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

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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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    FBI Library Awareness Program

    The subcommittee heard testimony on the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Library Awareness Program, a plan to surveil scientific libraries' patrons to try and detect domestic…

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    Equal Employment Efforts of the FBI

    The subcommittee held a hearing on affirmative action and equal employment efforts and policies at the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

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    FBI Authorization

    The subcommittee held a hearing on the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s fiscal year 1989 budget proposal.

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    Mariel Cuban Prison Riots

    The subcommittee heard testimony on two November 1987 prison riots in Atlanta, Georgia, and Oakdale, Louisiana. Cuban citizens detained at both prisons took over the facilities and…

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