By: Congressmen Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY), Howard Coble (R-NC), John Conyers Jr. (D-MI), Steve Chabot (R-OH), Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), and George Holding (R-NC), Members of the House Judiciary Committee Unlike a patent or copyright, a trade secret is non-public intellectual property. Show More Summary
Rep. Lacy Clay Jr. (D-MO) called on the House Judiciary Committee to hold a special hearing to probe the shooting of robber Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. Michael Brown was shot and killed after robbing a convenience store in Ferguson, … Continue reading ?
Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee are calling for hearings on the “use of excessive and deadly force by police.” The request comes as law enforcement in Ferguson, Missouri police tangle with protestors demonstrating against the death of Michael Brown. Show More Summary
Three members of the House Judiciary Committee sent a letter to Chairman Bob Goodlatte on Thursday asking him to hold hearings on a series of issues related to local law enforcement in the wake of the controversial police response to protests in Ferguson, Missouri this week. Show More Summary
Conservative Republicans on the House Judiciary Committee were not happy to learn this week that paralegals at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s appeals board got paid to goof off at home for years because they were given so little work to do. And when a top agency official just happened to be scheduled to testify […]
House Judiciary Committee hosts a hearing on copyright remedies, Northwestern University sues former employee for taking files and Expendables 3 leaks. The post 3 Count: Expendable Leak appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
Last week, the House Judiciary Committee held yet another copyright hearing, this one on Moral Rights, Termination Rights, Resale Royalty, and Copyright Term. We've discussed these issues at different times, and the hearing itself didn't break any major ground on anything, really. Show More Summary
The House Judiciary Committee, led by Chairman Bob Goodlatte, released a report today revealing that over 65 percent of unaccompanied alien minors’ asylum applications have been immediately approved in Fiscal Year 2014. The report cites data from the U.S. Show More Summary
U.S. Copyright Office tells Aereo it's not a cable company, House Judiciary Committee holds another copyright reform hearing and more! The post 3 Count: Unlimited Kindling appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
Some bad news for Sarah Palin and other conservatives who are itching for President Obama to be impeached: The chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, which handles any impeachments, has now said no to it. "We are not working on or drawing up articles of impeachment," Rep. Show More Summary
On Sunday morning, This Week titular host George Stephanopoulos asked House Judiciary Committee Chair Bob Goodlatte (R-VA), whose committee would draw up articles of impeachment if the GOP decided to go the Palin route, where he stood on the issue. Goodlatte dismissed talk of impeachment out of hand.
Fresh off a tour of the U.S. border with Mexico, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte said it is clear that Obama administration policies have lead to the recent surge in unaccompanied minors and family units illegally entering the U.S. Show More Summary
Rep. Bob Goodlatte, the top Republican on the House Judiciary Committee, argues that House Speaker John Boehner's plan to come up with a reason to file suit against President Obama has nothing to do with politics and is instead all about...Show More Summary
At a House Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet hearing this afternoon, Members of Congress on bothRead the Rest...
Rosanne Cash is testifying on behalf of the Americana Music Association before the House Judiciary Committee today in support of artists’ rights. Here is a transcript of her testimony. The whole thing is worth a read, and the fact that 600,000 song streams on a music subscription site earned Cash only $114 is mind-boggling. Show More Summary
Most Congressional hearings are like watching paint dry, and the recent US House Judiciary Committee hearing on music licensing was no exception. Predictable industry players advocated for predictable positions. Today's hearings, which will be streamed live starting at 10AM Eastern, could be more interesting. Show More Summary
This morning the House Judiciary Committee held another hearing about net neutrality. While the members of Congress and expert witnesses are sitting on Capitol Hill arguing with each other over antitrust law, the public is clear on one thing: paid prioritization is a bad, bad idea. Our colleagues down the hall at Consumer Reports have been quite busy with surveys … [More]
(Scott Johnson) I urge readers following the IRS scandals to review the sworn testimony of FBI Director James Comey in response to the questions posed to him by Rep. Darrell Issa before the House Judiciary Committee on June 11. Rep.Show More Summary
On Wednesday, the House Judiciary Committee approved the Searching for and Cutting Regulations that are Unnecessarily Burdensome Act of 2014Read the Rest...
By Josh Peterson | Watchdog.org WASHINGTON — The tension between federal and state powers over a permanent ban on Internet access taxes took the spotlight on Wednesday during House Judiciary Committee debate. The countdown to a November deadline when a ban on Internet access taxes expires is fast approaching. Without an extension passed by Congress,...