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Conyers Still Supports USA Freedom Act Blocked by Senate Republicans

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Today, House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member John Conyers, Jr., released the following statement after the Senate fell two votes short of ending debate on the USA FREEDOM Act of 2014. The 58-42 vote effectively cuts off any prospect of surveillance reform in the 113th Congress. The USA FREEDOM Act would have introduced sweeping reforms to various government surveillance programs, including the ... Read more »

Conyers Statement on Nomination of Loretta Lynch as Attorney General

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House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member John Conyers, Jr. released the following statement today on President Obama’s nomination of U.S. Attorney Loretta E. Lynch, Eastern District of New York, to serve as the next Attorney General of the United States: “Loretta Lynch is an accomplished and committed public servant who has proven that she can withstand various challenges in the pursuit of justice... Read more »

Letter from NBA on Violent Offcourt Conduct Policies

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Rep. Conyers Statement on DHS Plan to Require Passengers from Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guina to Enter through Airports with Enhanced Screening

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Today, House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member John Conyers, Jr. (D-Mich.) released the following statement after the Department of Homeland Security announced a new temporary plan to require passengers originating from Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Guinea to enter the United States through one of five designated airports enhanced with Ebola-screening measures (located in Dulles, Atlanta, New York C... Read more »

Congressman John Conyers and Senator Grassley Question New Practice Denying Records to DOJ Inspector General

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House and Senate Judiciary Committee Ranking Members John Conyers, Jr. and Chuck Grassley are raising questions about a new practice by the Justice Department denying certain records to the department’s Inspector General. During testimony before the House Judiciary Committee in September, the Inspector General for the Department of Justice, Michael Horowitz, raised concerns about the FBI’s refusal... Read more »

House Judiciary Committee Seeks Answers on Series of Secret Service Failures

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Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.), Ranking Member John Conyers (D-Mich.), and House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations Subcommittee Chairman Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Wisc.) and Ranking Member Bobby Scott (D-Va.) sent a letter to Acting Secret Service Director Joseph Clancy seeking answers to over a dozen questions regarding a... Read more »