2,412May 4, 2010
Criminal Prosecutions for Financial Fraud
Legal experts testified about potential legal means to prosecute Wall Street brokers for fraud when they act against the interests of clients. Following their testimony, Assistant Attorney ...
1,394Nov 30, 2010
Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Enforcement
Deputy Assistant Attorney General Greg Andres and international criminal law attorneys testified on the enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. The law, passed in 1977, made it ...
1,251Sep 14, 2010
Reporting and Investigation of Rape Cases
Witnesses testified about government information gathering of rape data on reported rapes and victimization surveys. They focused on problems in data gathering as well as the need to improve ...
1,060Mar 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 ...
760Sep 29, 2009
Body Building and Steroids
Witnesses at hearing titled, “Body Building Products and Hidden Steroids: Enforcement Barriers,” focused on body-building supplements marketed to consumers as over-the-counter dietary ...
571Nov 1, 2011
International Organized Crime
Witnesses testified about the increase of international organized crime, money laundering, and terrorist financing. Assistant Attorney General Lanny Breuer renewed his apology over the ...
557May 8, 2013
Witnesses testified on Justice Department and FBI resources and strategy against advanced cyber threats, and ways the federal government could work with local and state officials and the private ...
442May 24, 2011
Prescription Drug Abuse, Government Officials Panel
White House and Drug Enforcement Administration officials testified on the problem of prescription drug abuse and proposed solutions. Senator Sherrod Brown also testified on his bill, the ...
315Feb 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 ...
294Sep 21, 2011
Witnesses testified about government efforts to curb terrorist financing and dismantle terrorist networks. Among the issues they addressed were common forms of terrorist financing, as well as ...
233Jul 19, 2011
Drug and Veterans Treatment Courts
Witnesses testified on the cost-effectiveness of drug and veterans treatment courts.
216May 24, 2011
Prescription Drug Abuse, Panel 2
A community prevention manager of the Rhode Island Student Assistance Services and the director of the prescription monitoring program at Brandeis University testified on the problem of prescription ...
170May 23, 2007
Rising Crime Rates
Witnesses testify about the rising crime rate in the U.S. and the federal role in community-based prevention and response. They also talked about levels of federal funding for crime prevention, ...
46Sep 17, 2002
U.S. Drug Policy in the Andean Region
Witnesses testified about drug trafficking in South America and U.S. counter-narcotics efforts. They also talked about the links between drug trafficking and terrorism.