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Chairman Nadler Statement on SCOTUS Decision to Grant Certiorari in Lawsuit Regarding Mueller Grand Jury Material

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement regarding the Supreme Court’s decision to grant certiorari in Department of Justice v. House Committee on the Judiciary: “I am disappointed by the Court’s decision to prolong this case further, but I am confident we will prevail. In every administration before this one, DOJ has coop... Read more »

Bipartisan Bill Encouraging Humanitarian Innovation Passes House

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Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY-10) joined Representative Lucy McBath (D-GA-06) in applauding the House passage of H.R. 7259, the Patents for Humanity Program Improvement Act. The legislation, introduced by Rep. McBath earlier this month,strengthens incentives for innovators to use their talents to solve global humanitarian challenges, and is ... Read more »

Broad, Growing Support for the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act

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Washington, D.C. – Today, the House of Representatives will consider H.R. 7120, the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act. This legislation is the first-ever bold, comprehensive approach to hold police accountable, change the culture of law enforcement and build trust between law enforcement and our communities. As Congress prepares to move forward on policing reform, public support for the George... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Remarks At Press Conference Ahead of House Vote on George Floyd Justice in Policing Act

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) joined Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Congressional Black Caucus Chair Karen Bass and House Democrats at a press conference ahead of the House vote on the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2020. The legislation includes bold, unprecedented reforms to curb police brutality, end racial profiling and eliminate qualified i... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Floor Statement in Support of H.R. 7120, the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following statement, as prepared, on the House floor in support of H.R. 7120, the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act: "Madam Speaker, the tragic and brutal death of George Floyd has been a wake-up call for millions of Americans. Across the nation and around the world, the streets are lined with prot... Read more »

Nadler, Neguse and Cicilline Applaud House Passage of Bill to Permanently Reauthorize a Critical Antitrust Program

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) joined Congressman Joe Neguse (D-CO),Vice Chair of the Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law, and Congressman David N. Cicilline (D-RI), Chair of the Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law, in praising the House passage of critical antitrust legislation. The Antitrust ... Read more »

Nadler, Durbin: Corporations Must Give Workers and Retirees Fair Treatment in Bankruptcy

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and U.S. Senate Democratic Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL) introduced a bicameral bill to curb abuses that deprive employees and retirees of their earnings and retirement savings when businesses file for bankruptcy. The Protecting Employees and Retirees in Business Bankruptcies Act would make reforms to rebalance the Chapt... Read more »

Ahead of House Vote, Parents of Eric Garner, Tamir Rice & John Crawford Endorse the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Gwen Carr, mother of Eric Garner; Samaria Rice, mother of Tamir Rice; and John Crawford, Jr., father of John Crawford III, released the following joint statement in support of the George Floyd Justice In Policing Act,legislation to hold police accountable, change the culture of law enforcement and build trust between law enforcement and our communities: “The unjust killi... Read more »

House Passes George Floyd Justice In Policing Act

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Washington, D.C. – Today, the House passed the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act, by a bipartisan vote of 236 to 181. The legislation is the first-ever bold, comprehensive approach to hold police accountable, change the culture of law enforcement, empower our communities, and build trust between law enforcement and our communities by addressing systemic racism and bias to help save lives. Cong... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Opening Statement for Oversight Hearing on Political Interference and Threats to Prosecutorial Independence

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement, as prepared, during an oversight hearing on the unprecedented politicization of the Department of Justice under President Trump and Attorney General William Barr: "Last Friday, without explanation, Attorney General William Barr announced that Geoffrey Berman, the United Sta... Read more »