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    Judiciary: Crime and Terrorism

    Hearings to examine researching the potential medical benefits and risks of marijuana.

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    Police Body Cameras

    The Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism held a hearing on the benefits and costs of police body camera technology. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) testified about the importance…

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    Sexual Assault on College Campuses

    The Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism held a hearing on sexual assault on college campuses. Studies indicate that one in five women experience sexual assault while in…

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    Judiciary: Crime and Terrorism

    Hearings to examine campus sexual assault, focusing on the roles and responsibilities of law enforcement.

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    Economic Espionage

    Witnesses testified at a Senate Judiciary Subcommittee hearing on prosecution for economic espionage under the U.S. legal framework. Representatives from Boeing, Marlin Steel Wire Products,…

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    Cyber Crime Networks

    Witnesses testified at a Senate Judiciary subcommittee hearing on the threat from “botnets,” networks of infected computers that are used to carry out cyber attacks, send spam messages,…

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    Cybersecurity Threats

    Witnesses testified on Justice Department and FBI resources and strategy against advanced cyber threats, and ways the federal government could work with local and state officials and the…

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    Drug and Veterans Treatment Courts

    Witnesses testified on the cost-effectiveness of drug and veterans treatment courts.

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    International Organized Crime

    Witnesses testified about the increase of international organized crime, money laundering, and terrorist financing. Assistant Attorney General Lanny Breuer renewed his apology over the controversial…

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    Terrorist Financing

    Witnesses testified about government efforts to curb terrorist financing and dismantle terrorist networks. Among the issues they addressed were common forms of terrorist financing, as well…

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    Prescription Drug Abuse, Panel 2

    A community prevention manager of the Rhode Island Student Assistance Services and the director of the prescription monitoring program at Brandeis University testified on the problem of…

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    Prescription Drug Abuse, Government Officials Panel

    White House and Drug Enforcement Administration officials testified on the problem of prescription drug abuse and proposed solutions. Senator Sherrod Brown also testified on his bill, the “Stop…

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    Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Enforcement

    Deputy Assistant Attorney General Greg Andres and international criminal law attorneys testified on the enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. The law, passed in 1977, made it…

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    Reporting and Investigation of Rape Cases

    Witnesses testified about government information gathering of rape data on reported rapes and victimization surveys. They focused on problems in data gathering as well as the need to…

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    Criminal Prosecutions for Financial Fraud

    Legal experts testified about potential legal means to prosecute Wall Street brokers for fraud when they act against the interests of clients. Following their testimony, Assistant Attorney…

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    Body Building and Steroids

    Witnesses at hearing titled, “Body Building Products and Hidden Steroids: Enforcement Barriers,” focused on body-building supplements marketed to consumers as over-the-counter dietary…

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    Mexican Drug Cartels

    Witnesses testified about the recent violence in Mexico stemming from clashes between rival drug cartels, law enforcement responses in Mexico and the U.S. to both violence and drug…

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    Federal Cocaine Sentencing Laws

    The Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime and Drugs held a hearing on the federal cocaine sentencing laws. Under current federal law it takes 100 times more powder cocaine than crack to…

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    Rising Crime Rates

    Witnesses testify about the rising crime rate in the U.S. and the federal role in community-based prevention and response. They also talked about levels of federal funding for crime…

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