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Chairman Nadler Statement on Nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to Supreme Court

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) issued the following statement in response to the President's nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to succeed Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the U.S. Supreme Court: "Seven months into the COVID-19 pandemic and over 200,000 Americans are dead while thousands more die every day without President Trump taking the urg... Read more »

Nadler, Lofgren Denounce DHS Proposal Targeting International Students, Journalists

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Washington, D.C. – Today, the Department of Homeland Security issued a proposed regulation that would significantly reduce flexibility in the visa process for foreign students, scholars, and journalists, in favor of rigid rules to limit the period of time that such individuals can be admitted to the United States. The proposal also discriminates based on national origin by imposing greater restri... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for Subcommittee Hearing on "Oversight of the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice"

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement, as prepared, during a Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties hearing on "Oversight of the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice": "Thank you, Chairman Cohen, and thanks to all of our witnesses for joining us today. "When Attorney G... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for Hearing on "Diversity in America: The Representation of People of Color in the Media"

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks, as prepared, during a hearing on "Diversity in America: The Representation of People of Color in the Media": "In recent months, our country has engaged in a much-needed reflection on the role that race and ethnicity play in our society. This reckoning is echoing in the halls... Read more »

House Democrats Introduce Landmark Reforms Package, the Protecting Our Democracy Act

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Washington, D.C. – Today, on Wednesday, September 23, 2020, House Democrats introduced the Protecting Our Democracy Act – a landmark reforms package that will prevent future presidential abuses, restore our system of checks and balances, strengthen accountability and transparency, and protect our elections. Earlier this year, Speaker Pelosi directed Committee chairs to write a package of sweeping... Read more »

Nadler, Jayapal and Lofgren Demand Action, Answers and Documents From DHS Following the Horrifying Medical Procedures Performed on Women Detained at Irwin County Detention Center

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship Vice Chair Pramila Jayapal (D-WA), and Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship Chair Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) sent a letter to Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Acting Secretary Chad Wolf that calls on him to urgently take specified actions and immediately respond to a... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Applauds House Passage of 10 Judiciary Bills

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Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) issued the following statement after the House of Representatives passed 10 bills advanced out of the Judiciary Committee: "I am extremely proud of the bipartisan legislation shepherded by the Judiciary Committee and passed by the House of Representatives," said Chairman Nadler. "The legislation passed would en... Read more »

Nadler, Johnson Congratulate Shira Perlmutter on Copyright Appointment

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet Chairman Henry C. "Hank" Johnson, Jr. (D-GA) released the following joint statement congratulating Shira Perlmutter on her appointment as the 14th Register of Copyrights: "We applaud today’s appointment of Shira Perlmutter to be the 14th Register o... Read more »