Tuesday, December 22, 2009

More Congressional Activity on Iqbal

While the Senate was wrestling with health care reform last week, the House turned once again to whether and how to legislatively overrule Iqbal. (For coverage of previous hearings in the House and Senate, see here, here, here, and here.)    

On December 16, the House Judiciary Committee's Subcommittee on Courts and Competition Policy held a hearing on H.R. 4115, the "Open Access to the Courts Act of 2009." The Judiciary Committee's website is here, and a video webcast is available here.

Below is the witnesses list and links to their testimony:

Hon. Jerrold Nadler
U.S. House Representatives
8th District, NY

Eric Schnapper
Professor of Law
University of Washington School of Law

Gregory G. Katsas
Director of Financial Regulation Studies
Former Assistant Attorney General, Civil Division
U.S. Department of Justice 

Jonathan L. Rubin
Patton Boggs, LLP
Washington, DC

Joshua P. Davis
Professor Center for Law and Ethics
University of San Francisco School of Law

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