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  • Judicial Resources
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    Judicial Resources

    Subcommittee members heard testimony from several judges from the first and third circuits, which cover New England, and legal scholars on the current levels of funding and staff in for the…

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  • Telephone Slamming Prevention
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    Telephone Slamming Prevention

    Subcommittee members heard testimony concerning laws to prevent the practice of telephone slamming, which is the unauthorized change of a consumer’s phone carrier. Representatives from long…

    63 views
  • FBI Crime Lab
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    FBI Crime Lab

    Subcommittee members heard testimony from current and former FBI officials on operations of the FBI Crime Lab since an April report revealed numerous problems in the lab and in its staff.…

    357 views
  • Local Bankruptcy and Education
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    Local Bankruptcy and Education

    Subcommittee members heard testimony concerning the impact of local government bankruptcy on education funding. The testimony concerned federal laws that exempt busineses who have declared…

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  • Judicial Resources
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    Judicial Resources

    Subcommittee members heard testimony from several judges from the fifth and eleventh circuits and legal scholars on the current levels of funding and staffing for the federal court system.…

    39 views
  • Parental Rights and Responsibilities Act
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    Parental Rights and Responsibilities Act

    Committee members heard testimony from Rep. Largent, who sponsored similar legislation in the House, H.R. 1946, and others concerning legislation that would ensure that parents have control…

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  • Civil Procedure Revisions
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    Civil Procedure Revisions

    Committee members heard testimony from judges, litigants and court specialists concerning court secrecy that is used to conceal important health and safety information from the public,

    69 views
  • AntiTerrorism Act of 1990
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    Anti-Terrorism Act of 1990

    The subcommittee heard testimony on a bill which would provide civil federal remedies against acts of international terrorism. This would be accomplished by adding a civil counterpart to…

    234 views
  • Hate Crimes Ethnic Religious  Racial Prejudice
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    Hate Crimes: Ethnic, Religious & Racial Prejudice

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