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STATE JUSTICE INSTITUTE ACT OF 1979

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OCTOBER 18, NOVEMBER 19, 1979, AND MARCH 19, 1980

Serial No. 96-49

Printed for the use of the Committee on the Judiciary

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COMMITTEE ON THE JUDICIARY

EDWARD M. KENNEDY, Massachusetts, Chairman BIRCH BAYH, Indiana

STROM THURMOND, South Carolina ROBERT C. BYRD, West Virginia

CHARLES MCC. MATHIAS, JR., Maryland JOSEPH R. BIDEN, JR., Delaware

PAUL LAXALT, Nevada JOHN C. CULVER, Iowa

ORRIN G. HATCH, Utah HOWARD M. METZENBAUM, Ohio

ROBERT DOLE, Kansas DENNIS DECONCINI, Arizona

THAD COCHRAN, Mississippi
PATRICK J. LEAHY, Vermont

ALAN K. SIMPSON, Wyoming
MAX BAUCUS, Montana
HOWELL HEFLIN, Alabama

STEPHEN BREYER, Chief Counsel
EMORY SNEEDEN, Minority Chief Counsel

SUBCOMMITTEE ON JURISPRUDENCE AND GOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS

HOWELL HEFLIN, Alabama, Chairman MAX BAUCUS, Montana

ALAN SIMPSON, Wyoming
JOSEPH R. BIDEN, JR., Delaware

ROBERT DOLE, Kansas
ARTHUR BRISK MAN, Chief Counsel and Staff Director

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STATE JUSTICE INSTITUTE ACT OF 1979

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 18, 1979

U.S. SENATE,
SUBCOMMITTEE ON JURISPRUDENCE
AND GOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS,
COMMITTEE ON THE JUDICIARY,

Washington, D.C. The subcommittee met, pursuant to notice, at 9 a.m. on Thursday, October 18, 1979, room 5110, Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C., Senator Howell Heflin (chairman of the subcommittee) presiding.

Present: Senator Heflin.

Also present: Arthur B. Briskman, chief counsel; John Saxon, assistant counsel; Doug Jones, staff counsel; Linda Ashley, clerk, and Patricia Gant, secretary; and Michael Remington, counsel, House Judiciary Committee.

Senator HEFLIN. We have two distinguished Senators from Virginia and if everybody else would come forward that would be on the panel, particularly Chief Justice l'Anson, since the Virginians here want to put their stamp of approval on you.

Senator Byrd, do you want to go ahead since Chief Justice l’Anson of Virginia is here and is the chairman of the Conference of Chief Justices and will be the lead witness? If you and Senator Warner would like to make statements of introduction, we would be delighted to hear from you.

STATEMENTS OF SENATORS HARRY F. BYRD AND JOHN F. WARNER,

OF VIRGINIA

Senator BYRD. Thank you, Mr. Chairman. I am delighted to join with my colleague, Senator Warner, in welcoming Chief Justice Lawrence I’Anson to this committee meeting this morning and to introduce him to this committee. I know that he needs no introduction to the distinguished chairman of this committee who himself was a distinguished chief justice of the Supreme Court of the great State of Alabama.

We, in Virginia, are very proud of Chief Justice l’Anson and we are very proud of our State supreme court. We regard it as one of the best, one of the ablest, and one of the most dedicated of any in the United States.

I am pleased to see my friend, Chief Justice l'Anson in the Capital this morning and commend him to this fine committee.

Senator WARNER. Mr. Chairman, there is little I can add to the

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