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May 24, 2011 Press Release

(Washington)—Today, after the House Judiciary Constitution Subcommittee Hearing on litigation’s effect on America’s global competitiveness, Committee Ranking Member John Conyers Jr. (D-Mich.) dismissed the fallacy that tilting the playing field in favor of corporations and leaving individual citizens without recourse in the courtroom would solve all of America’s economic woes.

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May 24, 2011 Press Release

(Washington) – Today, at a hearing before the House Judiciary Committee on H.R. 1932, Ranking Member John Conyers, Jr. (D-Mich.) criticized the bill as a massive, unconstitutional expansion of the government’s ability to detain immigrants for many years—even indefinitely—with little or no procedural protections at all.

May 17, 2011 Press Release

(Washington) – Today, House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member John Conyers, Jr. (D-Mich.) commended Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano for granting his request for an extension of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Haiti nationals.  Effective July 23, 2011, the extension will allow eligible Haiti nationals to remain in the U.S.

May 13, 2011 Press Release

(Washington) – Today, House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member John Conyers, Jr. (D-Mich.) joined Congressman Anthony Weiner (D-N.Y.) in introducing H.R.

May 13, 2011 Press Release

(Washington) – Today, House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member John Conyers, Jr. (D-Mich.) introduced H.R. 1899,  the “Oil Consumer Protection Act of 2011,” to subject the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) to U.S. antitrust laws, prohibiting oil and gas companies from unilaterally withholding gasoline supply to create a shortage, with the intent of raising prices.

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May 12, 2011 Press Release

(Washington) – Today House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member John Conyers, Jr. (D-Mich.) commended U.S. Justice Department Attorney General Eric Holder for extending the tenure of FBI Director Robert Mueller for an additional two years.  First nominated by former President George W. Bush on September 4, 2001,  Director Mueller’s 10-year term was set to expire later this year.

May 11, 2011 Press Release

(Washington) – House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member John Conyers, Jr.

May 5, 2011 Press Release

(Washington)—Today, Reps. John Conyers, Jr. (D-Mich.), Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.), Mike Capuano (D-Mass.) and Sens.

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May 5, 2011 Press Release

(Washington)—Today, the Republican House Majority voted to limit women’s access to affordable health care, by a vote of 251-175.  On the House Floor, Judiciary Committee Ranking Member John Conyers, Jr. (D-Mich.) led the Democrats in the debate against H.R.

Apr 15, 2011 Press Release

(Washington)—Today, House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member John Conyers, Jr. (D-Mich.) issued the following statement regarding allegations that Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers working out of the Detroit Field Office are regularly violating constitutional and civil rights guarantees and ignoring ICE’s own policies and priorities. 

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