Patrick Leahy

Type: Person
Name: Patrick Leahy
Title: Senator
Place of Birth: Montpelier
Nationality: United States
Fact Sheet: Biography for Patrick Leahy
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Federal Judiciary to Restore Cases Removed From PACER

The federal judiciary informed Congress on Friday it will restore public access to years of courts of appeals records that were removed from online archives in August.Lawyers, reporters, transparency advocates and Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., chairman of ... [Published National Law Journal - 12 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Courts to restore deleted archives, may fix much-maligned PACER system

PACER, the federal courts’ online record system, works about as well as healthcare.gov, and is about as popular. Still, even the most jaded users were aghast to discover in August that PACER had abruptly purged years of digital records, including documents ... [Published GigaOM - 12 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

In Reversal, Leahy and Sanders Reject Syrian Resolution

click to enlargeFile:Sen. Bernie Sanders speaks at a town hall meeting in Des Moines, Iowa, on Sunday.When President Barack Obama outlined a new strategy last week to combat the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, Vermont's Senate delegation appeared to ... [Published Seven Days Vermont - 13 hours ago]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Leahy Ushers Legislation To Reduce Rape Kit Backlogs Through The Senate Thursday Night

Debbie Smith DNA Backlog Reduction Act Heads To White House For Signature WASHINGTON (THURSDAY, Sept. 18, 2014) - U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) on Thursday praised the Senate's passage of legislation to reauthorize the ... [Published Noodls - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 2 reports

$650k available for Lake Champlain cleanup grants

We also have more stories about:(click the phrases to see a list)Subjects:Places:BURLINGTON, Vermont — Organizations in Vermont and New York working to clean up Lake Champlain will be able to apply for $650,000 in grants.U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy and the ... [Published Greenfield Daily Reporter - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Statement Of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Chairman, Senate Judiciary Committee,

As members of Congress prepare to head back to their home states, it is important to note that the 113th Congress does not end this week, or for that matter, on November 4. We still have a significant amount of unfinished business that must be resolved ... [Published Noodls - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 2 reports

Leahy, Sanders, Welch, Shumlin: $891,697 Awarded Under Farm Bill For Economic And Community Development In Northern Vermont

September 18, 2014WASHINGTON (THURSDAY, Sept. 18, 2014) – Vermont’s congressional delegation -- Senator Patrick Leahy (D), Senator Bernie Sanders (I) and Representative Peter Welch (D) – and Governor Peter Shumlin (D) Thursday announced that the State ... [Published U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Freedom Act Criticized While Waiting for Vote

Congress is departing the nation’s capital to campaign in the midterm elections this weekend, leaving the USA Freedom Act bill tolimit government surveillance with fewer chances for passage as time runs out for this legislative session. Advocates from ... [Published US News & World Report - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Senator Leahy Asks Why The Federal Court System Dumped A Bunch Of Court Documents Down The PACER Memory Hole

Last month, we were among the first to report that the federal court system's electronic document system, PACER, had deleted a bunch of cases . The folks who run PACER came back with a completely nonsensical defense of the move , claiming they were ... [Published Techdirt - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Senate Judiciary Committee Passes Critical Youth Homelessness Bill

Today, the Senate Judiciary Committee passed S. 2646, the Runaway and Homeless Youth and Trafficking Prevention Act (RHYTPA), by a strong, bipartisan vote of 15 to 3.This legislation, which was introduced by Senators Patrick Leahy (D-VT) and Susan Collins ... [Published Human Rights Campaign - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Government requests for customer information are on the rise, says Google

Search giant backs legislation to reign in NSA and warrantless demands for dataShareToolsGoogle received close to 32,000 data requests from governments for information related to criminal investigations in the first half of 2014, up 15 percent from the ... [Published FierceITSecurity - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Leahy Panel Hears Testimony Urging FCC To Support NET NEUTRALITY --

. . . Leahy Chairs Second SJC Hearing On Impact Of FCC Net Neutrality ProposalSeptember 17, 2014An Overwhelming Call To Protect A Free & Open InternetA record 3.7 million Americans have weighed in with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on its ... [Published U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy - Sep 18 2014]

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...rebels opposing ISIS, many of whom have been targeted by the cruel regime of [Syrian President Bashar al-Assad," Leahy said in his statement. "i support the president because i believe that isis must be stopped, that u s leadership is urgently required, and that he has no intention of allowing the united states to become entangled in another large-scale war in the middlethe middle east."

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Congress Introduces U.S. OUTDOOR Act of 2014 [Published InsideOutdoor Magazine - 16 hours ago]
Online court archive PACER says it will restore... [Published Post Tech - 17 hours ago]
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Twenty-six senators sign letter to People's Cli... [Published Daily Kos - 18 hours ago]
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Senate Approves Plan To Arm Syrian Rebels, Vt. ... [Published Vermont Public Radio - Sep 19 2014]
$650k available for Lake Champlain cleanup grants [Published Greenfield Daily Reporter - Sep 19 2014]
Statement Of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Cha... [Published Noodls - Sep 19 2014]
The 22 who said 'no' [Published MSNBC - Sep 19 2014]
Leahy, Sanders, Welch, Shumlin: $891,697 Awarde... [Published U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy - Sep 19 2014]
Senate approves Obama's plan to arm and train S... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 19 2014]
Senate Committee Approves Cornyn’s Justice For ... [Published U.S. Senator John Cornyn - Sep 19 2014]
Freedom Act Criticized While Waiting for Vote [Published US News & World Report - Sep 18 2014]
Senator Leahy Asks Why The Federal Court System... [Published Techdirt - Sep 18 2014]
Leahy Ushers Legislation To Reduce Rape Kit Bac... [Published Noodls - Sep 18 2014]
Leahy: $650,000 In Grants Available To Organiza... [Published Noodls - Sep 18 2014]
Senate Judiciary Committee Passes Critical Yout... [Published Human Rights Campaign - Sep 18 2014]
Senator Attacks Shorter Drug Sentences, Flunks ... [Published Think Progress - Sep 18 2014]
U.S. Senate set to vote on ambassador nominee t... [Published Donga.com - Sep 18 2014]
FCC Net Neutrality Proceeding Commands Nation’s... [Published Phone+ - Sep 18 2014]
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Online court archive PACER says it will restore... [Published Post Tech - 17 hours ago]
The Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts (or AO) has a plan to restore online access to documents that were controversially removed in August from PACER, the online system for accessing public court records, a spokesperson said. "The Administrative ...
Online court archive PACER says it will restore... [Published Faster Forward - 17 hours ago]
The Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts (or AO) has a plan to restore online access to documents that were controversially removed in August from PACER, the online system for accessing public court records, a spokesperson said. "The Administrative ...
Senator Leahy Asks Why The Federal Court System... [Published Techdirt - Sep 18 2014]
Last month, we were among the first to report that the federal court system's electronic document system, PACER, had deleted a bunch of cases . The folks who run PACER came back with a completely nonsensical defense of the move , claiming they were ...
Senator Attacks Shorter Drug Sentences, Flunks ... [Published Think Progress - Sep 18 2014]
CREDIT: AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite This month, the Congressional Budget Office estimated that reforming federal drug laws to reduce draconian sentences would save $4 billion in just the first ten years . The Department of Justice has projected ...
Roadside Bomb Kills 6 Egyptian Police Officers ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Sep 18 2014]
Six Egyptian police officers were killed by a roadside bomb near the border town of Rafah in the Sinai Peninsula Tuesday morning. According to ABC News , the Egyptian Interior Ministry and a security official said the attackers hid the bomb deep ...
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