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Government Shutdown and the Judicial System

Legal experts spoke about the impact of the government shutdown on the federal judiciary and the U.S. Department of Justice. The forum was sponsored by Democratic members of the House Judiciary Committee.

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  • Scott Lilly

Legal experts spoke about the impact of the government shutdown on the federal judiciary and the U.S. Department of Justice. The forum was sponsored by Democratic members of the House Judiciary Committee.

Scott Lilly, Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress and former director of the House Appropriations Committee, was one of the speakers at the forum. His remarks start at 1:01:25 in the video at the link below.

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Scott Lilly

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