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March 2011

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Senate Judiciary Subcommittee Chairs Named


Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL)

Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL)

Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN)

Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN)

Senator Jon Kyl (R-AZ)

Senator Jon Kyl (R-AZ)

Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.)

Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.)

The Senate Judiciary Committee has approved its subcommittees and their jurisdictions. The two subcommittees whose jurisdictions include the federal courts or many of the issues of interest to the Judiciary are the Subcommittee on Administrative Oversight and the Courts, and the Crime and Terrorism Subcommittee. Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) chairs the Administrative Oversight and the Courts Subcommittee with ranking minority member Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL). Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) chairs the Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism, with ranking minority member Senator Jon Kyl (R-AZ).