Gonzales to testify at Senate NSA surveillance hearings

[JURIST] US Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Arlen Specter (R-PA) [official website] said [transcript, PDF] Sunday on CBS's Face the Nation program that Attorney General Alberto Gonzales [official profile] has been invited to testify as the main spokesperson for administration when the Senate Judiciary Committee [official website] holds open hearings in early Feburary on the Bush administration's warrantless surveilance program [JURIST news archive]. Gonzales was White House counsel when the program was first implemented. AP has more.



 

About Paper Chase

Paper Chase is JURIST's real-time legal news service, powered by a team of 30 law student reporters and editors led by law professor Bernard Hibbitts at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. As an educational service, Paper Chase is dedicated to presenting important legal news and materials rapidly, objectively and intelligibly in an accessible format.

© Copyright JURIST Legal News and Research Services, Inc., 2013.