The 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1957 and its Continuing Importance
Full Committee Hearing

Full Committee
Date: Wednesday, September 5, 2007
Time: 10:00 AM

Agenda


NOTICE OF FULL COMMITTEE HEARING

The Senate Committee on the Judiciary has scheduled a hearing on "The 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1957 and its Continuing Importance" for Wednesday, September 5, 2007 at 10:00 a.m. in Room 226 of the Senate Dirksen Office Building.

By order of the Chairman

Member Statements


  1. Senator Patrick Leahy (D - VT)
  2. Senator Charles Schumer (D - NY)
  3. Senator Edward Kennedy (D - MA)

Witnesses


Panel I

  1. The Honorable John Lewis
    United States Representative [D-GA-5th]

Panel II

  1. Wade Henderson
    President and CEO
    Leadership Conference on Civil Rights
    Washington , DC
  2. Theodore Shaw
    Director-Counsel and President
    NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund, Inc.
    Washington , DC
  3. Robert H. Driscoll
    Partner
    Alston & Bird
    Washington , DC
  4. Gail Heriot
    Commissioner, United States Commission on Civil Rights
    Professor of Law, University of California at San Diego
    San Diego , CA
  5. Peter Zamora
    Washington, DC Regional Counsel
    Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund [MALDEF]
    Washington , DC
  6. Robert P. Moses
    President
    The Algebra Project, Inc.
    Cambridge , MA