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  • Deputy and Associate Attorneys General Testify at Confirmation Hearing
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    Deputy Attorney General and Associate Attorney General Nominations

    Rod Rosenstein and Rachel Brand testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on their nominations to be deputy attorney general and associate attorney general. Mr. Rosenstein,…

  • Reagan Youth Conference
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    Reagan Youth Conference

    Participants spoke about the legacy of the Reagan presidency, President Reagan’s governing style, and the relations between his White House and the other branches of government. They also…

  • Supreme Court Confirmation Process
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    Supreme Court Confirmation Process

    Liberal and conservative veterans of past Supreme Court battles talked about the confirmation process. Topics included the nomination process, the types of questions asked in confirmation…

  • Reporter Shield Laws
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    Reporter Shield Laws

    Witnesses testified about the Free Flow of Information Act of 2007. The act included procedures through which disclosure of confidential information from a journalist or a communication…

  • State and Federal Gun Laws
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    State and Federal Gun Laws

    Witnesses testified about laws governing the purchase of firearms, existing controls and regulations on sales and background checks, the problem of gun violence in society, and loopholes in…

  • Synthetic Drug Control Strategy
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    Synthetic Drug Control Strategy

    The Officials released the first Synthetic Drug Control Strategy, which provides a comprehensive plan for reducing the use and manufacture of methamphetamine and the abuse of…

  • Nominations of Harriet Myers and Samuel Alito
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    Nominations of Harriet Myers and Samuel Alito

    Panelists at a day-long conference on Supreme Court issues hosted by the Shorenstein Center talked about the nominations of Harriet Myers and Samuel Alito to the Supreme Court. Among the…

  • Alito Confirmation Hearings
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    Alito Confirmation Hearings

    Ms. Brand talked about the Justice Department’s involvement and reaction to the confirmation hearings for U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Samuel A. Alito, Jr. She sat directly behind the…

  • Supreme Court Watch
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    Supreme Court Watch

    Ms. Brand, who was once a clerk for Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy, spoke about the nomination of Judge Samuel Alito to the U.S. Supreme Court. She discussed the analysis of reporter Stephen…