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Jul 29, 2011 Press Release

(Washington) - Today, House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member John Conyers, Jr. (D-Mich.) called H.R.

Jul 20, 2011 Press Release

(WASHINGTON) – Today, Judiciary Committee Ranking Member John Conyers, Jr. (D-Mich.) criticized the Republican “Cut, Cap, and Balance” Act – an ideological assault on our democratic institutions that would eviscerate critical federal programs, including Social Security and Medicare.

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Jul 15, 2011 Press Release

(WASHINGTON) – Today, Ranking Member John Conyers, Jr. (D-Mich.) said that the Democratic Staff of the House Judiciary Committee will review allegations that News Corporation (“News Corp.”) has engaged in serious and systemic invasions of privacy.  News Corp. is a United States media corporation with international operations.

Jul 5, 2011 Press Release

(Washington) – Today, House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member John Conyers, Jr. (D-Mich.) requested that the Senate not bring H.R. 1249, the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act to the Senate floor unless Section 18, the Transitional Program for Covered Business Method Patents is removed. 

Jun 17, 2011 Press Release

(WASHINGTON) – Today, on the fortieth anniversary of President Nixon declaring a “War on Drugs,” Congressman John Conyers, Jr. (D-Mich.) joined Dr. Ron Daniels, Rev. Jesse L. Jackson and others at the National Press Club for a forum entitled, “Declaring War on the War on Drugs,” to discuss how Nixon’s initiative has too often made the American people the victims. 

Jun 15, 2011 Press Release

(WASHINGTON) – Today, House Judiciary Democrats continued to fight back Republican efforts to impose extreme Medicare cuts with a constitutional amendment, in the Committee’s third day-mark up of H.J. Res 1, the Republican balanced budget constitutional amendment. 

Jun 3, 2011 Press Release

(WASHINGTON) – Today, Judiciary Committee Ranking Member John Conyers, Jr. (D-Mich.) opposed the Republican balanced budget proposal that would enshrine special interest tax loopholes into the Constitution.

In support of Congressman Mel Watt’s (D-N.C.) amendment to eliminate the protection of special interest tax breaks, Conyers noted:

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Jun 3, 2011 Press Release

(WASHINGTON) – Today, at the House Judiciary markup of H.J. Res 1, the Republican balanced budget constitutional amendment, Ranking Member John Conyers, Jr. (D-Mich.), offered an amendment that would exempt Medicare from the draconian budget proposal.

Jun 1, 2011 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member John Conyers, Jr. (D-Mich.) and Congressman Hansen Clarke (D-Mich.) called for the federal government to take the necessary steps to counter anti-Muslim sentiment.

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Jun 1, 2011 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member John Conyers, Jr.

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