1,798Sep 6, 1995
Ruby Ridge Investigation Day 1 Part 1
The subcommittee heard testimony about the 1992 FBI shootout at the cabin of Randy Weaver and his family in northern Idaho that resulted in the deaths of Weaver’s wife, son and a federal ...
1,023Mar 17, 2009
Mexican Drug Cartels
Witnesses testified about the recent violence in Mexico stemming from clashes between rival drug cartels, law enforcement responses in Mexico and the U.S. to both violence and drug trafficking, and ...
667Sep 14, 1995
Ruby Ridge Investigation Day 5
Committee members heard testimony from F.B.I. sharpshooters concerning the incidents surrounding the shooting of members of the Weaver family. They focused on such issues as why unarmed ...
387Sep 19, 1995
Ruby Ridge Investigation Day 7
FBI agents and negotiators testified on the rules of engagement, or special shooting rules, concerning the Ruby Ridge incident. Mr. Glenn, who was commander during the Ruby Ridge incident, ...
357Oct 19, 1995
Ruby Ridge Investigation Day 14
In the final day of hearings on the Ruby Ridge shootout, FBI Director Freeh described the incident as “a series of terribly flawed law enforcement operations.”
336Sep 6, 1995
Ruby Ridge Investigation Day 1 Part 2
Randy Weaver continued his testimony before the subcommittee. During Sara Weaver’s testimony about her mother’s death, she approached the door exhibit and, surrounded by ...
333Sep 7, 1995
Ruby Ridge Investigation Day 2
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms agents testified about their involvement in the 1992 incident in northern Idaho standoff which resulted in the death of Randy Weaver’s wife and son and ...
318Apr 30, 2008
The Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution held a hearing on the Bush administration’s increasing reliance on secret law and the threat it posed to democratic and accountable ...
303Sep 21, 1995
Ruby Ridge Investigation Day 9
FBI administrators testified about their roles in the Ruby Ridge incident. Mr. Potts was suspended after the incident.
294Apr 14, 1999
Kosovo Refugee Situation
Refugees from the Kosovo region of Yugoslavia testified to the atrocities committed by Serbian forces who were either killing or forcibly deporting Kosovar Albanians from their homes and ...
277Feb 12, 2008
Federal Cocaine Sentencing Laws
The Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime and Drugs held a hearing on the federal cocaine sentencing laws. Under current federal law it takes 100 times more powder cocaine than crack to ...
275Sep 15, 1995
Ruby Ridge Investigation Day 6 Part 2
Committee members heard testimony from U.S. Marshals Service deputies and the former U.S. attorney in Idaho concerning their involvement in the exchange of gunfire which resulted in two civilian and ...
257Jul 25, 1990
Anti-Terrorism Act of 1990
The subcommittee heard testimony on a bill which would provide civil federal remedies against acts of international terrorism. This would be accomplished by adding a civil counterpart to ...
242Sep 12, 1995
Ruby Ridge Investigation Day 4
After an executive session in which the sniper who shot Ms. Weaver took the fifth amendment to avoid self-incrimination, committee members heard further testimony from U.S. Marshals Service ...
215May 10, 1999
TWA Flight 800 Crash Investigation
Witnesses testified about the FBI’s role in the investigation of TWA Flight 800 which exploded soon after takeoff in 1996. The first panel of National Transportation Safety Board officials ...
214Sep 20, 1995
Ruby Ridge Investigation Day 8
Agent Matthews testified about a discredited internal disciplinary report he wrote about the Ruby Ridge shootout. He blamed agents at the scene for the shortcomings of the ...
213Sep 22, 1995
Ruby Ridge Investigation Day 10
The subcommittee heard testimony from former Justice Department officials on their investigations into the Ruby Ridge incident.
203Apr 27, 1995
Terrorism in the United States
In the wake of the Oklahoma City bombing, committee members heard testimony from various federal law enforcement officials concerning how to combat domestic terrorism. Yesterday, President ...
202Aug 1, 1997
Local Bankruptcy and Education
Subcommittee members heard testimony concerning the impact of local government bankruptcy on education funding. The testimony concerned federal laws that exempt busineses who have declared ...
201Sep 8, 1995
Ruby Ridge Investigation Day 3 Part 1
The Subcommittee on Terrorism, Technology and Government Information heard testimony from Mr. Fadeley whose testimony resulted in the weapons violation charges against Randy ...
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