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Welcome to Part II of today's SJC hearing LiveBlog.  The hearing is titled
"FISA Amendments: How to Protect Americans’ Security and Privacy and Preserve the Rule of Law and Government Accountability."

Please do NOT recommend this diary.  Recommend the Mothership.

SJC hearing notice w/ RealPlayer webcast link


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The Senate Committee on the Judiciary has scheduled a hearing on "FISA Amendments: How to Protect Americans’ Security and Privacy and Preserve the Rule of Law and Government Accountability" for Wednesday, October 31, 2007 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


"FISA Amendments: How to Protect Americans’ Security and Privacy and Preserve the Rule of Law and Government Accountability"

Wednesday, October 31, 2007
Dirksen Senate Office Building Room 226
10:00 a.m.

Panel I:

Kenneth L. Wainstein
Assistant Attorney General
National Security Division
U.S. Department of Justice

Panel II:

Edward Black
President and CEO
Computer & Communications Industry Association
Washington, DC

Patrick F. Philbin
Kirkland & Ellis
Washington, DC

Morton H. Halperin
Director of U.S. Advocacy
Open Society Institute
Washington, DC

SJC Members

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