The Nation: Behind Judiciary's Closed Doors

A few members of the House Judiciary Committee agree with the mounting criticism in Congress that the pace of the committee's work has been all too slow. Says one: "We've been going through the forest marking Xs on the trees so we can find our way out later. Now we're looking for our way out." But most members support Chairman Peter W. Rodino and Chief Counsel John Doar in their contention that they had no choice. As Rodino explained early on: "The only thing we can do is to present the data. There's no...

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