The bipartisan compromise the House will consider on Wednesday could support a serious investigation. It could also produce deadlock and grandstanding. Everything will depend on the commission’s composition and staffing.
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It's time to apply vicarious liability to local governments whose police officers violate the civil rights of residents. The change would be a more important reform for Section 1983 litigation than getting rid of qualified immunity for individual officers.
The House Judiciary Committee’s agreement with Don McGahn would have been a big win for Congress had it come back in 2019. Coming today, though, it presents a much more muddled picture.
Join us for a discussion on congressional reform.
As Congress considers various reforms, including the Power of the Purse Act, both historical and contemporary context is useful.
On Wednesday, May 5, 2021, at 3:00 p.m., the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Strategic Forces and the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on International Development, International Organizations and Global Corporate Social Impact will hold a joint hearing on creating a framework for a rules-based order in space.
On Tuesday, May 4, 2021, at 1:00 p.m., the House Foreign Affairs Committee will hold a hearing on the crisis in Myanmar.
An examination of Section 1260H of the NDAA for fiscal year 2021 and its implications for U.S.-China relations.
On Thursday, April 29, 2021, at 1:00 p.m., the House Budget Committee will hold a hearing on reasserting Congress's power of the purse.
On Tuesday, April 27, 2021, at 2:30 p.m., the Senate Foreign Relations Committee will hold a hearing on U.S. policy to Afghanistan.