Leahy: SJC To Hold DOJ Oversight Hearing Next Week

WASHINGTON – The Senate Judiciary Committee will hold an oversight hearing of the Department of Justice (DOJ) on Wednesday, March 6, Senator Patrick Leahy announced today.  Attorney General Eric Holder will testify at the hearing. 

The Senate Judiciary Committee has held periodic oversight hearings of DOJ with the Attorney General.  Next week will mark Holder’s eighth appearance before the Committee as Attorney General. The oversight hearing will be held on Wednesday, March 6, 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 online.

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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February 27, 2013


The Senate Committee on the Judiciary has scheduled a hearing entitled “Oversight of the U.S. Department of Justice” for Wednesday, March 6, 2013 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


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

Wednesday, March 6, 2013
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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