New Leadership for I/P Legislation
Senator Arlen Specter (R-Pa.), left, was became chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday. Term limits required that Senator Orin Hatch (R-Utah) hand over his chairman's gavel.
Representative F. James Sensenbrenner, Jr. (R-Wisconsin), right, is expected to remain as chairman of the House Judiciary Committee. The leadership of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, the Internet and Intellectual Property is also expected to be unchanged.