S. J. Res. 35, Proposing A Victims' Rights Amendment to the United States Constitution.
Full Committee Hearing

Subcommittee on the Constitution
Date: Wednesday, July 17, 2002
Time: 10:00 AM

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Agenda


NOTICE OF SUBCOMMITTEE HEARING


The Senate Committee on the Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution will hold a hearing on Wednesday, July 17, 2002, at 10:00 a.m. in Room 226 of the Senate Dirksen Office Building on "S. J. Res. 35, Proposing A Victims' Rights Amendment to the United States Constitution."

Senator Feingold will preside.

Member Statements


  1. Senator Strom Thurmond (R - SC)
  2. Senator Russ Feingold (D - WI)
  3. Senator Patrick Leahy (D - VT)

Witnesses


Panel I

  1. The Honorable John Gillis
    Director, Office for Victims of Crime
    U.S. Department of Justice
    Washington , DC

Panel II

  1. Ms. Roberta Roper
    Director
    Stephanie Roper Committee and Foundation
    Upper Marlboro , MD
  2. Mr. Steven J. Twist, Esq.
    General Counsel
    National Victims Constitutional Amendment Network
    Scottsdale , AZ
  3. Ms. Arwen Bird
    Survivors Advocating for an Effective System
    Portland , OR
  4. Mr. Roger Pilon
    Director, Center for Constitutional Studies
    CATO Institute
    Washington , DC
  5. Ms. Julie Goldscheid, Esq.
    General Counsel
    Safe Horizon
    New York , NY
  6. Mr. James Orenstein, Esq.
    Baker & Hostetler LLP
    New York , NY