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Committee To Hold Oversight Nominations Hearing

PRIVACY LAW—U.S.

April 5, 2012

The U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary has announced it will hold a hearing on "Nominations to the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board" on April 18. Last December, Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT) said, "At a time when our nation faces growing threats to our national security at home and abroad, and in cyberspace, having a fully functioning Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight board to help ensure that privacy and civil liberties concerns are appropriately considered in our national security policies is more important than ever before."
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