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Aug 19, 2019 Press Release

New York, N.Y.– House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement on the New York City Police Commissioner’s decision to fire the officer responsible for Eric Garner’s death:

Jul 16, 2019 Press Release



Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered opening remarks during a Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security hearing on “Women and Girls in the Criminal Justice System.” Below are Chairman Nadler’s remarks, as prepared:


I thank the Crime Subcommittee Chair, our colleague from California, Karen Bass, for holding this important hearing on the special issues related to women and girls in the criminal justice system. 


Jul 15, 2019 Press Release



Piper Kerman, Author Who Inspired the Show Orange is the New Black, to Testify


Jul 13, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- On July 16, 2019 at 10 a.m., the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security will hold a hearing on women and girls in the criminal justice system. This hearing will address the expanded percentages of women entering the criminal justice system nationwide, and the issues faced by women at all stages of the criminal justice process, including pretrial, sentencing, and post-conviction in the federal and state systems.

Jun 19, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement at a Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties hearing on H.R. 40, the Commission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African-Americans Act:


Jun 12, 2019 Press Release



Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement for the markup of H.R. 35, the Emmett Till Antilynching Act:


“H.R. 35, the ‘Emmett Till Antilynching Act,’ is long-overdue legislation that would explicitly designate lynching as a hate crime under federal law.


May 28, 2019 Press Release

ICYMI: Nadler, Lofgren, Jayapal, Scanlon Demand DHS Investigation Into Child Migrant Deaths

May 15, 2019 Press Release


Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), Ranking Member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee, U.S. Representative Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, and U.S. Representative Robert C. “Bobby” Scott (D-VA), Chairman of the House Committee on Education and Labor introduced the Restoring Justice for Workers Act, legislation to end forced arbitration clauses and protect workers’ ability to pursue work-related claims in court.