10.31.11

Leahy Announces Department Of Justice Oversight Hearing

WASHINGTON (Monday, Oct. 31, 2011) – Attorney General Eric Holder will testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, November 8, 2011, Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) announced today.  Under Leahy’s chairmanship, the Senate Judiciary Committee has held regular oversight hearings with the Department of Justice, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Department of Homeland Security, and other agencies and offices in the executive branch.

The hearing will be held on Tuesday, November 8, 2011, 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, are strongly encouraged to contact the Senate Daily Press Gallery or the Senate Radio-Television Gallery to reserve space at the hearing.

# # # # #

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, November 8, 2011, at 10:00 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, November 8, 2011
Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 226
10:00 a.m.

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

# # # # #

Press Contact

David Carle: 202-224-3693