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5 Feb 2016, 4:19 am by Jay W. Belle Isle
Patrick Leahy on need for transparency in asbestos trusts.The post Sen. [read post]
20 Mar 2017, 11:03 am by Kent Scheidegger
According to the live blog of today's confirmation hearing at SCOTUSblog, Senator Patrick Leahy stated in his opening remarks that the Senate's refusal last year to consider an election-year nomination to the Supreme Court was "never grounded in principle or precedent. [read post]
26 Feb 2009, 11:21 pm
Senator Patrick Leahy, Chair of the Senator Judiciary Committee, announced three witnesses for an upcoming Judiciary Committee hearing on Leahy's proposal to establish a nonpartisan commission to examine national security policies, including detention and treatment of enemy combatants, in the... [read post]
8 Feb 2010, 2:09 pm by immigrationprof
Government Abroad On Path To Citizenship WASHINGTON (Thursday, Jan. 28, 2010) – Senators Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) and Richard Lugar (R-Ind.) [read post]
17 Aug 2007, 2:47 am
Another day, another letter from Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy, this time to the Inspector General of the Department of Justice. [read post]
15 Jul 2010, 5:21 am by Lawrence B. Ebert
Patent Docs suggests Senator Leahy is trying a tricky maneuver to get S.515 passed:But that is only if Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) is successful in sneaking the bill into the Small Business Loan Funding bill (H.R. 5297) to be considered in the next few days. [read post]
25 Oct 2011, 2:46 pm by Kent Scheidegger
Vermont Senators Patrick Leahy and Bernie Sanders have endorsed the concept that greater penalties for crime have a deterrent effect.  [read post]
16 Aug 2007, 2:37 am
Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy has tried a new tactic in an attempt to obtain information from the White House about the firing of nine U.S. [read post]
12 Jan 2011, 3:26 am by Lawrence B. Ebert
Senate Judiciary Committee will take another crack at overhauling the nation's patent laws and protecting personal privacy this year, the panel's Democratic chairman, Senator Patrick Leahy said on January 11, 2011.IPBiz notes that Leahy and Republican Lamar Smith have been on the same page for a while BUT the position of the new (Republican) House on the "reform" agenda of the IT industry is not so clear. [read post]
2 Nov 2007, 12:34 pm
The WSJ's Evan Perez reports today that Senator Patrick J. [read post]
27 Jun 2007, 12:36 pm
Senator Patrick Leahy, who's been a vocal critic of the Military Commissions Act, just sent out an email touting his appearance at our Day of Action on YouTube: If you haven't already, please take a moment to send a letter to your senators urging them to support the Restoring the Constitution Act of 2007. [read post]
12 Apr 2010, 10:08 pm by Walter Olson
Patrick Leahy has nominated the latest Enemy of the People: retired Justice David Souter, who wrote the majority 5-3... [read post]
20 Jan 2015, 4:37 pm by Bill Otis
Patrick Leahy of Vermont was Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, an extremely powerful position. [read post]
17 May 2011, 4:57 pm by David T.S. Fraser
For more info: Patrick Leahy introduces update to electronic privacy law - Post Tech - The Washington Post [read post]
18 Nov 2013, 6:23 am by Benjamin Wittes
Leahy and the Wall Street Journal’s Siobhan Gorman and Politico’s Josh Gerstein. [read post]
28 Sep 2016, 1:53 pm by Immigration Prof
Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), with other leading senators, pressed the Obama administration earlier this week on the use of private prisons and contract facilities by the Department of Homeland Security. [read post]
26 Apr 2010, 7:33 am by Gene Quinn
Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT), Chair of Judiciary Committee Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-VT) recently came to agreement with Committee Ranking Republican Jeff Sessions (R-AL) on changes to the Patent Reform Act of 2009 (S. 515), winning Senator Sessions’ support for passage and making it extremely likely that patent reform will happen this year, and likely very soon. [read post]