chairman leahy to hold FISA hearing on halloween 2007 — irony alert! — clearly intended to be "spook-ieeeee"!

some times, the truth
is stranger than fiction.

a hearing into the abuses
we’ve suffered at the hands
of government spooks, on
halloween, no less!

[live video link here on wednesday. . .]

NOTICE OF FULL COMMITTEE HEARING

The Senate Committee on the Judiciary has scheduled a hearing on “FISA Amendments: How to Protect Americans’ Security and Privacy and Preserve the Rule of Law and Government Accountability” for Wednesday, October 31, 2007 at 10:00 a.m. in Room 226 of the Senate Dirksen Office Building.

By order of the Chairman

Hearing before the
Senate Judiciary Committee

on

“FISA Amendments: How to Protect
Americans’ Security and Privacy
and Preserve the Rule of Law and
Government Accountability”

Wednesday, October 31, 2007

Dirksen Senate Office
Building Room 226 10:00 a.m.

Panel I:

Kenneth L. Wainstein
Assistant Attorney General
National Security Division
U.S. Department of Justice

Panel II:

Edward Black
President and CEO
Computer & Communications
Industry Association
Washington, DC

Patrick F. Philbin
Partner
Kirkland & Ellis
Washington, DC

Morton H. Halperin
Director of U.S. Advocacy
Open Society Institute
Washington, DC

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