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Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing: Attorney General Nomination


The Senate Judiciary Committee has released the witness list for the confirmation hearing for attorney general of the United States. The nominee, Loretta E. Lynch, U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of New York, will testify this Wednesday, Jan. 28, at 10 a.m. Eight other witnesses and I will testify the next day, Thursday, Jan. 29, at 10 a.m. Here is the witness list for the second day:

Ms. Sharyl Attkisson
Investigative Journalist
Leesburg, Va.

Mr. David Barlow
Sidley Austin LLP
Washington, D.C.

Mr. David A Clarke, Jr.
Sheriff Milwaukee County, Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI

Ms. Catherine Engelbrecht
True The Vote
Houston, TX

Ms. Janice K. Fedarcyk
Fedarcyk Consulting LLC
Crownsville, Md.

Professor Stephen H. Legomsky
John S. Lehmann University Professor
School of Law at Washington University
St. Louis, MO

The Reverend Doctor Clarence Newsome
Cincinnati, OH

Professor Nicholas Quinn Rosenkranz
Professor of Law
Georgetown Law School
Senior Fellow in Constitutional Studies
Cato Institute
New York, NY

Professor Jonathan Turley
J.B. and Maurice C. Shapiro Chair of Public Interest Law
George Washington University Law School
Washington, D.C.

The hearing will take place in the Hart Senate Office Building, Room 216. It will be broadcast live on C-SPAN (information here and here), and it should also be available on the Senate Judiciary Committee Web site here.