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On the Hill



Two House committee hearings to be aware of this week:

  • Committee on the Judiciary, May 14, Subcommittee on
    Commercial and Administrative Laws and the Subcommittee
    on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security,
    joint hearing on Allegations of Selective Prosecution Part
    II: The Erosion of Public Confidence in Our Federal Justice
    System, 2 p.m., 2141 Rayburn.
  • Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, May 14,
    hearing on Should FDA Drug and Medical Device Regulation
    Bar State Liability Claims? 10 a.m., 2154 Rayburn

Witnesses aren't listed yet for the Oversight hearing, which we assume will beat up on the Supreme Court's decision in Riegel v. Medtronic. (Earlier PointofLaw post here.) The American Enterprise Institute held a discussion on federal pre-emption issues in February, and transcript and background materials are available here.

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Center for Legal Policy at the
Manhattan Institute
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