46,698Jun 20, 2012
Drug Enforcement Administration Oversight Hearing
Michele Leonhart testified at an oversight hearing of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). Among the topics she addressed were the DEA’s knowledge of the “Fast and Furious” ...
14,567May 17, 2013
Domestic Use of Drones
Policy and technology experts testified on the use of unmanned aerial systems, commonly known as drones, for domestic law enforcement and surveillance.
9,666Sep 15, 2010
Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking
Witnesses testified on the commercial sexual exploitation of American children within U.S. borders, and their subsequent rescue and rehabilitation. A panel of congressmen testified about ...
1,813Jul 11, 2012
National Security Leaks
Witnesses testified about issues surrounding recent national security leaks to the media, and the options available to investigate and prosecute those responsible. The leaks revealed the name ...
1,125May 25, 2010
Fraud Against Senior Citizens
Witnesses testified about enforcement of the Senior Financial Empowerment Act of 2009. They addressed issues pertaining to mail, telemarketing and Internet fraud targeting seniors.
434Sep 29, 2009
Crime Victims' Rights Act
Justice Department officials and experts testified about the Crime Victims Rights Act of 2004 and urged lawmakers to increase funding for state and federal measures to benefit victims of crimes.
423May 31, 2012
Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act Amendments Renewal
Witnesses testified about proposed amendments to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act that would extend and expand the government’s ability to collect intelligence, or spy, on suspected ...
376Jun 29, 2010
Oversight Of Secret Service
Mark J. Sullivan testified about U.S. Secret Service operations. Among the topics included were presidential and dignitary protection operations, and efforts to prevent counterfeiting and ...
353Mar 19, 2013
Electronic Privacy Act
Congress created guidelines for government electronic surveillance with the Electronic Communications Privacy Act of 1986 (ECPA). A House Judiciary Subcommittee examined ways to adapt ECPA to recent ...
352Jun 12, 2007
Unsolved Civil Rights Crimes
At a joint hearing on the Emmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crime Act, witnesses testified about proposals to establish an Unsolved Crimes Section in the Civil Rights Division of the Department of ...
336Jan 25, 2011
Data Retention and Internet Crimes
Witnesses testified about a proposal which would require Internet providers to retain information on all Internet users in an effort to stop child pornography and other crimes. Deputy Assistant ...
241Feb 26, 2008
Federal Cocaine Sentencing Laws
Witnesses testified about federal mandatory minimum laws for crack cocaine. Under current federal law it takes 100 times more powder cocaine than crack to trigger the five- and ten-year ...
180Jun 24, 2008
Online Sales of Prescription Drugs
A hearing was held to examine the increasing use of prescription controlled substances by teenagers and others for non-medical purposes, which has been exacerbated by the ease of obtaining them over ...
142Aug 23, 2004
September 11 Commission Report
The committee reviewed September 11 Commission proposals to reorganize the intelligence community, strengthen U.S. borders, and target terrorist support networks. Chairman Coble outlined the ...
132Dec 18, 2007
Privacy and Cybercrime Enforcement
Witnesses testified about preventing identity theft and other Internet crimes, and about the Privacy and Cybercrime Act of 2007. The legislation was introduced by Rep. Conyers. Topics ...
119Sep 6, 2006
Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act
The witnesses testified about legislative proposals to update the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA). Topics included rules for domestic and foreign intelligence gathering, prevention of ...
118Dec 19, 2007
Protecting Americans Working in Iraq
Witnesses testified about the enforcement of federal criminal law to protect Americans working for U.S. contractors in Iraq.
Rep. Ted Poe testified as the founder of the ...
74May 10, 2005
Patriot Act Reauthorization
Witnesses testified about the reauthorization of the Patriot Act. The hearing focused on Section 805 of the Patriot Act, which criminalizes any tangible or intangible property or service to a ...
68Sep 12, 2006
Witnesses testified about H.R. 5825, the Electronic Surveillance Modernization Act. This legislation limits warrantless surveillance to 60 days unless the president goes to Congress to justify ...
63Mar 11, 2003
Child Pornography and Abduction Prevention
Witnesses testified about ways to combat child pornography and prevent child abductions.
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