Attorney General To Testify Before Senate Judiciary Committee

WASHINGTON (Monday, June 8, 2009) – Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) Monday announced that the Committee will hold its first Department of Justice oversight hearing of the 111th Congress on June 17.  Attorney General Eric Holder will testify. 

The Senate Judiciary Committee holds periodic oversight hearings of the Department of Justice.  The oversight hearing will be held on Wednesday, June 17, 2009, at 10:00 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, should contact the Senate Daily Press Gallery or the Senate Radio-Television Gallery to reserve space at the hearing.

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June 8, 2009


The Senate Committee on the Judiciary has scheduled a hearing on “Oversight of the Department of Justice” for Wednesday, June 17, 2009 at 10:00 a.m., in Room 226 of the Senate Dirksen Office Building.

By order of the Chairman.

Witness List

Hearing before the
Senate Judiciary Committee

“Oversight of the Department of Justice”

Wednesday, June 17, 2009
Senate Dirksen Office Building Room 226
10:00 a.m.

The Honorable Eric H. Holder Jr.
Attorney General
United States Department of Justice
Washington, DC

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