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House Judiciary Antitrust Subcommittee Members Provide Amazon with Final Chance to Correct the Record Following a Series of Misleading Testimony and Statements

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Washington, D.C. - Following the publication of multiple reports that directly contradict the sworn testimony of representatives on behalf of Amazon and other statements to Congress about its business practices, House Judiciary Committee Chair Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Antitrust Subcommittee Chair David N. Cicilline (D-RI), Antitrust Subcommittee Ranking Member Ken Buck (R-CO), Antitrust Subcommittee... Read more »

Congressional Democrats Condemn Johnson & Johnson's Declaration of Bankruptcy to Evade Accountability Over Talc Claims

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Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressional sponsors of the Nondebtor Release Prohibition Act of 2021 issued the following statements condemning Johnson & Johnson for placing its liabilities for thousands of lawsuits alleging its talc-based products caused cancer into bankruptcy: “Once again, a corporate giant is seeking to exploit a loophole in the bankruptcy system to evade accountability for the ha... Read more »

Senator Markey, Chairs Nadler and Johnson, and Rep. Jones Statement on White House Supreme Court Commission Draft Materials

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Washington, D.C. – Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (NY-10), Chairman of the Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet Hank Johnson (GA-04), and Representative Mondaire Jones (NY-17) released the following statement after the Presidential Commission on the Supreme Court of the United States released its initial dr... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement on District Court Ruling Blocking Enforcement of Texas Law SB 8

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) issued the following statement after the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas granted the Department of Justice’s request for a preliminary injunction blocking enforcement of Texas’ law SB 8: "This injunction is an important first step in protecting the constitutional right to access an abortion. As... Read more »

Bipartisan Judiciary Committee Members Introduce Legislation to Clarify Retroactivity of Crack Cocaine Sentencing Reform

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime Chair Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) and Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), along with Subcommittee Members David N. Cicilline (D-RI), Burgess Owens (R-UT), and Thomas Massie (R-KY), introduced the bipartisan Terry Technical Correction Act, which clarifies that all offenders who were sentenced for a crack cocaine offense b... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 2884, the Affordable Prescriptions for Patients Through Improvements to Patent Litigation Act

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement, as prepared, during the markup of H.R. 2884, the Affordable Prescriptions for Patients Through Improvements to Patent Litigation Act: "H.R. 2884, the 'Affordable Prescriptions for Patients Through Improvements to Patent Litigation Act,' is the final bipartisan measure we ar... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 3617, the MORE Act of 2021

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement, as prepared, during the markup of H.R. 3617, the Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement (MORE) Act of 2021: "I am proud to have introduced H.R. 3617, the 'Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement Act,' or the 'MORE Act,' joined by my colleagues Represe... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 2116, the CROWN Act of 2021

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement, as prepared, during the markup of H.R. 2116, the Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair Act of 2021 or the CROWN Act: "H.R. 2116, the 'Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair Act of 2021,' or the 'CROWN Act,' explicitly prohibits discrimination ... Read more »

House Judiciary Committee Advances 12 Bills to House Floor

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) issued the following statement after the Committee voted to advance 12 pieces of legislation to the full House of Representatives: "I am extremely proud of the legislation passed by the Judiciary Committee during this markup. The legislation we advanced will combat the sale of counterfeit products online, limit race... Read more »