On Tuesday, a hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee marked the opening round in what could be the most contentious debate in the Senate's deliberations over patent reform: whether patent legislation should focus narrowly on reining in tactics practiced by … Continue reading ?
December 12, 1906: President Theodore Roosevelt received the Nobel Peace Prize for negotiating the end of the Russo-Japanese War. December 12, 1998: The House Judiciary Committee approved a fourth and final article of impeachment against President Clinton. Show More Summary
The House Judiciary Committee held hearings on Barack Obama’s abuse of power this week, leading to a good deal of dismissive commentary and general neglect from the media, because apparently it’s not even worth talking about the proper checks and balances of government power if you’re not ready to impeach the President as the grand finale. Show More Summary
George Washington University Law Professor, Jonathan Turley at Wednesday's House Judiciary Committee hearing:
They held a hearing Tuesday to discuss impeaching President Obama, but for some reason felt hesitant about using the “i” word. The Washington Post‘s Dana Milbank noted the GOP’s equivocations. Rep. Steve King (R-IA) said that “impeachment” is “the word that we don’t like to say in this committee, and I’m not about to utter […]
One of the few rebellious Fed heads, Richmond Fed President Jeffrey Lacker, fired another salvo when he was testifying at the House Judiciary Committee’s hearing. And he hit Wall Street risks that are wrapping their growing tentacles ever more tightly around the economy and taxpayers. Show More Summary
The House Judiciary Committee will hold hearings Tuesday morning on what it titled "The President's Constitutional Duty to Faithfully Execute the Laws," focusing on the delayed employer health care mandate, enforcement of immigration laws, and more.
Representative Raul Labrador of Idaho used colorful language at a House Judiciary Committee hearing just now in ripping into Democrats for their lack of concern about President Obama's alleged abuses of the law after they "seemed toShow More Summary
Concerned that the president has been writing his own laws on issues such as health insurance and immigration reform, the House Judiciary Committee is holding a hearing this morning to examine how far a chief executive can go: “The President’s Constitutional Duty to Faithfully Execute the Laws.” You can watch live on CSPAN. Show More Summary
The House Judiciary Committee is about to discuss what it calls “The President’s Constitutional Duty to Faithfully Execute the Laws,” focusing on the Obamacare delays, enforcement of immigration laws, and more. As Mediaite notes, the...Show More Summary
This morning I will testifying in Congress before the House Judiciary Committee on “The President’s Constitutional Duty to Faithfully Execute the Laws.” The hearing will address areas where President Obama has ordered the delay or nonenforcement of federal laws. While I happen to agree with some of these policies, I have great reservations about this […]
On Tuesday morning at 10:00am, the House Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing about the President’s constitutional duty “to take Care that the Laws be faithfully executed.” Michael Cannon, Simon Lazarus, Jonathan Turley, and I will testify. Video here and possibly on C-SPAN. [...]
House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) and Oversight and Government Reform National Security Subcommittee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) sent a letter Monday to Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Acting SecretaryShow More Summary
Companies that abuse the U.S. patents system for their own profits, potentially stifling actual innovation, may disappear. The House of Representatives Judiciary Committee on Wednesday overwhelmingly supported a bill that adjusts how patent lawsuits will play out. Show More Summary
A U.S. House of Representatives committee has approved legislation aimed at making it more difficult for so-called patent trolls to use infringement lawsuits against other businesses. The House Judiciary Committee, late Wednesday, voted 33-5 to send the Innovation Act to the full House for action there. Show More Summary
Bill gets one step closer to law after “covered business method” measure dropped.
On Wednesday, the House Judiciary Committee is scheduled to consider legislation aimed at reining in abusive patent litigation. But one of the bill's most important provisions, designed to make it easier to nix low-quality software patents, will be left on … Continue reading ?
House Judiciary Committee chairman Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) joined House Speaker John Boehner, Majority Leader Rep. Eric Cantor (R-VA) and Majority Whip Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) in opposing conference committee with the Senate’s “Gang of Eight” immigration bill. Show More Summary
An attempted repeal of Florida's "Stand Your Ground" law was voted down in that state's house judiciary committee on November 7. The bill offered to repeal it was HB-4003. And according to LegalInsurrection.com, HB-4003 would not only...Show More Summary
Last evening the Florida House conducted a public hearing, judiciary committee debate, and committee vote on HB-4003, which would have done away with Florida’s Stand-Your-Ground law by repealing Florida statute 776.013. Home protection; use of deadly force; presumption of fear of death