Media Center

Chairman Nadler Introduces Bill to Help State and Local Prisons Test & Treat COVID-19

| Posted in Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) introduced the COVID–19 Correctional Facility Emergency Response Act of 2020. The legislation would allocate funds to state and local governments to provide testing and treatment for COVID-19 to individuals in correctional facilities. This legislation is cosponsored by Rep. Karen Bass (D-CA), House Judiciary Crime ... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement on the Work of the Judiciary Committee on the Democratic COVID-19 Response Package, The Take Responsibility for Workers and Families Act

| Posted in Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement on H.R. 6379, the Take Responsibility for Workers and Families Act: “As the world grapples with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is critical that Congress work to protect and strengthen our nation’s health, safety and security at every level. I am proud to join with my Democ... Read more »

Nadler & Bass Demand Answers from DOJ About Federal Bureau of Prisons & U.S. Marshals Service Response to Coronavirus

| Posted in Press Releases
Tags: Crime

Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Subcommittee on Crime Chairwoman Karen Bass (D-CA) sent a letter to U.S. Attorney General William Barr requesting information concerning the Department of Justice’s handling of novel coronavirus (or COVID-19) and the health and safety of those imprisoned and working in federal prisons. On March 12, 2020, Chairm... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Calls on DOJ, EOIR to Suspend Immigration Court Hearings During COVID-19 Outbreak

| Posted in Press Releases

Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) sent a letter to Attorney General William Barr and Executive Office for Immigration Review Director James McHenry urging them to suspend all immigrationcourt hearings and to hold telephonic bond hearings for detained individuals until the courts return to normal operating status.. Full text of the letter can be foun... Read more »

Chairman Nadler, Congressmen Neguse, Cicilline & Sensenbrenner Urge Federal Action on Price Gouging Amidst COVID-19

| Posted in Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), along with Congressman Joe Neguse (D-CO), Subcommittee on Antitrust, Constitutional and Administrative Law Chair David Cicilline (D-RI), andSubcommittee on Antitrust, Constitutional and Administrative Law Ranking Member Jim Sesenbrenner (R-WI) sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Justice urging immediate and de... Read more »

Nadler, Pallone, Cicilline, & Schakowsky Call on FTC to Protect Americans from Price Gouging During COVID-19 Health Crisis

| Posted in Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ), Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law Chairman David N. Cicilline (D-RI) and Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce Chair Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) sent a letter to the Federal Trade Commission, urging them to take steps ... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Calls on ICE to Protect Migrants & Staff in Detention Facilities Amidst COVID-19 Outbreak

| Posted in Press Releases

Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) sent a letter to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Acting Director Matthew T. Albence asking questions regarding the measures ICE is taking to ensure the health and safety of individuals in custody and the staff and contractors who work in detention facilities. In the letter, Chairman Nadler wrote, "In ... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Asks DOJ About BOP & U.S. Marshals Service Response to Coronavirus & Seeks Answers Regarding Health & Safety of Those in Federal Prisons

| Posted in Press Releases
Tags: Crime

Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) sent a letter to U.S. Attorney General William Barr requesting information concerning the Department of Justice’s handling of novel coronavirus (or COVID-19) and the health and safety of those in federal prisons. Full text of the letter is available here and below. March 12, 2020 The Honorable William P. Barr Attorn... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 5602, the Domestic Terrorism Prevention Act of 2020

| Posted in Press Releases
Tags: Crime

Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks, as prepared, during the markup of H.R. 5602, the Domestic Terrorism Prevention Act of 2020: "With the consideration of H.R. 5602, the 'Domestic Terrorism Prevention Act of 2020,' the Judiciary Committee takes reasonable, meaningful steps to address the rising menace of white ... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 6100, the Strengthening the Opposition to Female Genital Mutilation (STOP FGM) Act of 2020

| Posted in Press Releases
Tags: Crime

Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks, as prepared, during the markup of H.R. 6100, the Strengthening the Opposition to Female Genital Mutilation (STOP FGM) Act of 2020: "H.R. 6100, the 'Strengthening the Opposition to Female Genital Mutilation Act,' or 'STOP FGM Act,' would clarify current law to ensure that the... Read more »