03.10.10

Attorney General Holder To Appear Before Senate Judiciary Committee

WASHINGTON (Wednesday, March 10, 2010) – Attorney General Eric Holder will testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, March 23, 2010, Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) announced today.  The hearing will be the third Justice Department oversight hearing of the 111th Congress.  The Attorney General last appeared before the Committee on November 18.

The Senate Judiciary Committee holds periodic oversight hearings of the Department of Justice.  The hearing will be held on Tuesday, March 23, 2010, at 9:30 a.m., in room 226 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building.  The hearing will be webcast live online via the Judiciary Committee’s website.  Testimony and member statements will also be available.

Members of the press, especially television camera crews, are strongly encouraged to contact the Senate Daily Press Gallery or the Senate Radio-Television Gallery to reserve space at the hearing.

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NOTICE OF COMMITTEE HEARING

The Senate Committee on the Judiciary has scheduled a hearing on “Oversight of the U.S. Department of Justice” for Tuesday, March 23, 2010 at 9:30 a.m. in Room 226 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building.

By order of the Chairman.

Witness List

Hearing before the
Senate Committee on the Judiciary

On

“Oversight of the U.S. Department of Justice”

Tuesday, March 23, 2010
Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 226
9:30 a.m.

The Honorable Eric H. Holder Jr.
Attorney General
U.S. Department of Justice
Washington, DC

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