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November 08, 2006

House Judiciary Committee

By Ted Frank

One bit of unambiguously bad news from the Republicans losing the House: the new House Judiciary Committee chairperson will be John Conyers, whose stated positions on reform come right out of the ATLA playbook. Conyers' webpage trumpets his unsuccessful opposition to the Class Action Fairness Act, for example. And we'll see fewer (i.e., no) committee hearings on trial lawyer abuses, and more committee hearings on LaRouche-inspired conspiracy theories.

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