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  • Latest Action: Feb 13, 2012 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 319.

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  • Committee Assignment: Senate Committee on Judiciary - Courts and Administrative Practice

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    • On February 03, 2012, by mrcgonzales1 - Having the highest court in the land behind closed doors contradicts our supposed democratic values.

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      As noted by mrcgonzales1, a user on OpenCongress.org, on February 03, 2012, "Having the highest court in the land behind closed doors contradicts our supposed democratic values."

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    • Gendin's Journal » Blog Archive » Come And Get It - March 09, 2012 by Sidney Gendin - S. 1945 would require the U.S. Supreme Court to permit television coverage of all open sessions, unless a majority of justices vote to bar such recordings. I would like the Senate to pass a similar bill as it concerns Sidney ...

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      As noted by Sidney Gendin on March 09, 2012, "S. 1945 would require the U.S. Supreme Court to permit television coverage of all open sessions, unless a majority of justices vote to bar such recordings. I would like the Senate to pass a similar bill as it concerns Sidney ..." (/url?q=http://gendinsjournal.com/%3Fp%3D5477&sa=U&ei=c8FhT6CDHYztggffi-HxAg&ved=0CDwQmAEwBQ&usg=AFQjCNFrDoziRBeaRbRaCOQQLRRYkgQe6w)
    • Gendin's Journal » Blog Archive » Come And Get It - March 09, 2012 by Sidney Gendin - S. 1945 would require the U.S. Supreme Court to permit television coverage of all open sessions, unless a majority of justices vote to bar such recordings. I would like the Senate to pass a similar bill as it concerns Sidney ...

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      As noted by Sidney Gendin on March 09, 2012, "S. 1945 would require the U.S. Supreme Court to permit television coverage of all open sessions, unless a majority of justices vote to bar such recordings. I would like the Senate to pass a similar bill as it concerns Sidney ..." (/url?q=http://gendinsjournal.com/%3Fp%3D5477&sa=U&ei=03FgT-TmJ4Lu2gW1x7iJCA&ved=0CDwQmAEwBQ&usg=AFQjCNGeIXQq-egRDuhK_9xkSbDPXmND0g)
    • Gendin's Journal » Blog Archive » Come And Get It - March 09, 2012 by Sidney Gendin - S. 1945 would require the U.S. Supreme Court to permit television coverage of all open sessions, unless a majority of justices vote to bar such recordings. I would like the Senate to pass a similar bill as it concerns Sidney ...

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      As noted by Sidney Gendin on March 09, 2012, "S. 1945 would require the U.S. Supreme Court to permit television coverage of all open sessions, unless a majority of justices vote to bar such recordings. I would like the Senate to pass a similar bill as it concerns Sidney ..." (/url?q=http://gendinsjournal.com/%3Fp%3D5477&sa=U&ei=hRpfT7-7NYeEsAKgqbWSCA&ved=0CEAQmAEwBg&usg=AFQjCNGywZ-hFmSkDK42Ng4BBG9R0WP7lA)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • NDC Gas, Ewes, Fantes In Big Fight Over Veep post - July 30, 2012 by Worldnews.com - The paper welcomed Labour's 1945 general election victory but took a critical line on the new government's foreign policy. The young Labour MP Richard Crossman, who had been an assistant editor before the war, was Martin's chief lieutenant in ...

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      As noted by Worldnews.com on July 30, 2012, "The paper welcomed Labour's 1945 general election victory but took a critical line on the new government's foreign policy. The young Labour MP Richard Crossman, who had been an assistant editor before the war, was Martin's chief lieutenant in ..." (http://article.wn.com/view/2012/07/30/NDC_Gas_Ewes_Fantes_In_Big_Fight_Over_Veep_post/)
    • Into the Vaults: Celebrating the Library of Congress - July 26, 2012 by KIRO-TV - Saturday we present "Chills and Thrills" with Paul Leni's silent film The Man Who Laughs, staring the amazing Conrad Veidt, followed by Fritz Lang's 1945 thriller Scarlet Street. Sunday is the day for "Screwball Comedy", featuring two rarely seen silent ..

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      As noted by KIRO-TV on July 26, 2012, "Saturday we present "Chills and Thrills" with Paul Leni's silent film The Man Who Laughs, staring the amazing Conrad Veidt, followed by Fritz Lang's 1945 thriller Scarlet Street. Sunday is the day for "Screwball Comedy", featuring two rarely seen silent .." (http://www.kirotv.com/events/detail/1975937/)
    • Nasty, British And Corrupt: A History Of The Olympics, Part I - July 23, 2012 by SBNation.com - 1948: Imagine it's 1945. The last time the Olympics took place, they lent credibility to Nazi Germany. Would you support them? Once again, the Olympics faced a credibility deficit and asked London to bail them out. The world was still reeling ...

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      As noted by SBNation.com on July 23, 2012, "1948: Imagine it's 1945. The last time the Olympics took place, they lent credibility to Nazi Germany. Would you support them? Once again, the Olympics faced a credibility deficit and asked London to bail them out. The world was still reeling ..." (http://www.sbnation.com/london-olympics-2012/2012/7/23/3177657/olympics-history-corrupt-scandal)
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