Senate Judiciary Committee meeting Bernard Hibbitts at 9:19 AM ET
[JURIST] The Senate Judiciary Committee, now chaired by Republican Senator Orrin Hatch, met Friday to consider the nomination of Miguel Estrada [DOJ profile] to the US DC Circuit Court of Appeals and legislation regarding sexual exploitation of children and identity theft. Read the opening statement [text] by outgoing Chairman Senator Patrick Leahy. All matters scheduled were ultimately held over - review the Markup Summary [PDF text] from the Committee.
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