Arlen Specter & Senate Judiciary Committee
Arlen Specter (born February 12, 1930) is a former United States Senator from Pennsylvania. The United States Senate Committee on the Judiciary (informally Senate Judiciary Committee) is a standing committee of the United States Senate, of the United States Congress./5
NSA Bill Performs a Patriot Act Ryan Singel Email 09.13.06 A bill radically redefining and expanding the government's ability to eavesdrop and search the houses of U.S. citizens without court approval passed a key Senate committee Wednesday, and may be voted on by the full Senate as early as next week. By a 10-8 vote, the Senate Judiciary Committee approved SB2453, the National Security Surveillance Act (.pdf), which was co-written by committee's chairman Sen. Arlen Specter (R-Pennsylvania) in concert with the White House. The committee also passed two other surveillance measures, including one from Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-California), one of the few senators to be briefed on the National Security Agency program. Feinstein's bill, which Specter co-sponsored before submitting another bill, rebuffs the administration's legal arguments and all but declares the warrantless wiretapping illegal. In contrast, Specter's bill concedes the government's right to wiretap Americans without warrants, and allows the U. ...
A U.S. Department of Justice inspector general report concluded that their was "credible evidence of serious misconduct" in the way the f b i handled the Jonathon Luna death probe. The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee then opened an investigation into the conduct of the f b i related to the Luna case. The committee was then headed by Sen. Arlen Specter (PA). The committee has never released their findings.
I forgot...Arlen Specter was calling for the Senate Judiciary Committee to investigate the Patriots and never did.
Arlen Specter, Former Senator, Dies at 82 - Sen. Arlen Specter, the Senate Judiciary Committee chairman, swore in Ju...
Twenty years ago, Arlen Specter came to my attention as a panel member for the Anita Hill hearing. All 17 panel members were men, a few of which were clearly guilty of disrespect themselves. Next year, 1992, became the Year of the Woman which launched women into Congressional politics. Later, Specter made some genuine changes in attitude, not to mention political parties, towards women. "Two decades later, the legacy of his combative confirmation hearing -- in which Hill accused Thomas of sexual harassment and Thomas complained it was a "legal lynching" -- still echoes across politics, the workplace and American culture. Former Sen. Arlen Specter of Pennsylvania, who played a leading role in the hearing as a Republican on the Senate Judiciary Committee (in 2009, he became a Democrat), said he is amazed at how many people approach him about what happened during those contentious days in October 1991. "It made a *** of an impact on a lot of people," Specter said. "It was worldwide. People have said to ...
I had a dream once that Arlen Specter died, and as a result, Rick Santorum became chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee. I woke up crying.
Senate moderate Arlen Specter dies at 82: Five-term Senator, figure on Judiciary Committee who faced defeat afte...
Hey, you know who Orrin Hatch got to replace him as Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee? Arlen Specter.
This is hardly a surprise but, this morning (as previously announced), the lame duck Senate Judiciary Committee unanimously voted to move forward with censoring the internet via the COICA bill -- despite a bunch of law professors explaining to them...
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