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  • Final Day of Gorsuch Confirmation Hearing Focuses on Witness Testimony
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    Gorsuch Confirmation Hearing, Day 4, Part 2

    After a short lunch break, the confirmation hearing of Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch continued before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Former law clerks and civil rights advocates…

    7,346 views
  • The Prosecution of Public Corruption
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    The Prosecution of Public Corruption

    Panelists talked about the prosecution of public corruption. They talked about the current statutes in state and federal codes that are used to prosecute public corruption and fraud, the philosophical arguments behind…

    366 views
  • Public Corruption Case
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    Public Corruption Case

    Justice Department officials announced the indictment of Representative William Jefferson on charges of criminal public corruption. They also answered questions from reporters.

    299 views
  • Torture Indictment
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    Torture Indictment

    Officials from the Justice Department and the Department of Homeland Security spoke to the a press on an indictment of Roy Belfast, Jr. (a.k.a. Charles Taylor, Jr.) by a Florida grand jury…

    238 views
  • Representative Ney Guilty Plea
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    Representative Ney Guilty Plea

    Assistant Attorney General Fisher spoke to reporters about the plea agreement made by Representative Bob Ney to federal criminal charges that he made false statements and conspired to…

    101 views
  • Hurricane Katrina Response
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    Hurricane Katrina Response

    The House Government Reform Subcommittee on Government Management, Finance, and Accountability held a hearing on prevention of fraud, waste, and abuse and lessons learned in the aftermath…

    117 views
  • Drug Trafficking Arrests
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    Drug Trafficking Arrests

    Law enforcement officials informed reporters about arrests around the country as a result of a wide-spread narcotics trafficking operation. The operation, called Black Gold Rush,…

    379 views
  • Exploitation of Children over the Internet Day 3
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    Exploitation of Children over the Internet, Day 3

    Government officials, a reporter, and a child victim testified about use of the Internet by sexual predators. The also talked about the scope of the problem, the need for proper supervision…

    9,370 views
  • Terrorism Plot Indictment
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    Terrorism Plot Indictment

    Justice Department officials briefed the reporters and answered questions about the arrest of a suspected terrorist cell based in Miami. The alleged terrorists are suspected of a plan to blow up…

    97 views
  • Campaign Financing and Ballot Fraud Inititative
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    Campaign Financing and Ballot Fraud Inititative

    Assistant Attorney Fisher and Acting Assistant FBI Director Burrus spoke to the press about a Campaign Financing and Ballot Fraud Initiative. They talked about preparations for monitoring…

    41 views
  • Waste Fraud and Abuse After Hurricane Katrina
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    Waste, Fraud and Abuse After Hurricane Katrina

    Officials testified about mismanagement, cost overruns, and abuses of federal emergency funds for recovery, relief, and reconstruction following the disaster brought on Gulf Coast regions…

    264 views
  • Abramoff Lobbying Case Guilty Plea
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    Abramoff Lobbying Case Guilty Plea

    Ms. Fisher and several other officials announced that the government had reached and agreement with former lobbyist Jack Abramoff in return for a please of guilty to charges of fraud and…

    129 views
  • Hurricane Katrina and Charity Fraud
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    Hurricane Katrina and Charity Fraud

    Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Justice Department, and American Red Cross officials spoke to reporters to warn relief effort donators of fraudulent charity websites, including some…

    75 views
  • Civil Liberties Debate
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    Civil Liberties Debate

    Participants debated the proposition “we are sacrificing civil liberties to the war on terrorism.” Among the topics they addressed were the USA Patriot Act, law enforcement practices,…

    329 views
  • Terrorism Prosecutions
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    Terrorism Prosecutions

    U.S. Attorneys talked about prosecuting suspected terrorists, use of the USA Patriot Act, and civil rights of the accused. They also talked about the methods used to investigate terrorism…

    110 views
  • Terrorism Financing
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    Terrorism Financing

    Officials testified about efforts to stop terrorist financing. Among the topics they addressed were the use of charitable organizations as fronts for terrorism funding, efforts by law…

    324 views
  • Implementation of AntiTerrorism Laws
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    Implementation of Anti-Terrorism Laws

    Witnesses testified about the implementation and effectiveness of anti-terrorism measures, and specifically about the USA Patriot act and the Enhanced Border Security and Visa Entry Reform…

    174 views
  • Detention of Foreign Nationals and Immigration Practices
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    Detention of Foreign Nationals and Immigration Practices

    As part of an annual meeting titled, “Defending Liberty and Pursuing Justice,” panelists talked about balancing homeland security and civil liberties in the detention of foreign nationals…

    89 views
  • Whitewater Investigation Part 2
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    Whitewater Investigation Part 2

    White House officials testified about the appearance on January 4, 1996 of missing Rose Law Firm files from Hillary Rodham Clinton’s law practice in Arkansas.

    123 views