On Wednesday, January 8, Debo Adegbile ’94—President Barack Obama’s pick for assistant attorney general for the Civil Rights Division at the Justice Department—testified before the US Senate during his nomination hearing.

A variety of news outlets covered the hearing before and after:

Adegbile is currently the senior counsel to the Senate Judiciary Committee. A simple majority of votes in the Senate would confirm his nomination.

The hearing was held at 10 am on Wednesday, January 8. You can watch the footage below, starting at 22 minutes. Adegbile delivers his opening statement at 56 minutes:

Posted on January 10, 2014