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Ranking Member Conyers Opening Statement at Markup of H.R. 5233 the "Trade Secrets Protection Act of 2014"

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Statement of the Honorable John Conyers, Jr. Markup of H.R. 5233, the “Trade Secrets Protection Act of 2014" Before the Committee on the Judiciary Wednesday, September 10, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. 2141 Rayburn House Office Building H.R. 5233, the "Trade Secrets Protection Act of 2014," which amends the Economic Espionage Act of 1996 to create a federal civil cause of action for trade secret misappropri... Read more »

Bipartisan Bankruptcy Legislation Introduced in the House

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Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R- VA), Ranking Member John Conyers Jr. (D-MI), and House Judiciary Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law Subcommittee Chairman Spencer Bachus (R-Ala.) introduced H.R. 5421, the Financial Institution Bankruptcy Act of 2014. The Financial Institution Bankruptcy Act is a bipartisan product of the Judiciary Committee’s long-standing ... Read more »

Reps. Conyers, Fudge, Clay Laud DOJ Investigation Into The Ferguson Police Dept.

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Today, Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Committee John Conyers Jr. (MI-13), Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge (OH-11) and Congressman Wm. Lacy Clay (MO-01) released the following joint statement after the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced commencement of a separate, new civil rights “pattern and practice” investigation into the Ferguson, Missouri Police Department for possible discrimin... Read more »

Reps. Conyers, Scott and Cohen Demand Congressional Hearing on Use of Excessive and Deadly Force by Police

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Stay informed and connected: Democrats.Judiciary.House.Gov/ @HouseJudDems Today, House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member John Conyers Jr. (MI-13), Subcommittee on Crime Ranking Member Bobby Scott (VA-03) and Subcommittee on the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice Ranking Member Steve Cohen (TN-09) issued a letter to House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (VA-06) requesti... Read more »

Rep. Conyers Statement on Tragic Events in Ferguson, Missouri

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DETROIT – Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Committee John Conyers Jr. (MI-13) released the following statement in response to ongoing events in Ferguson, Missouri: "A few facts are clear: A young, unarmed man was shot by a police officer. A small town is under what is essentially martial law. Tear gas and rubber bullets are being used against everyday citizens. Serious and sweeping civil righ... Read more »

Reps. Conyers, Clay and Fudge Call on Department of Justice to Investigate the Death of Michael Brown

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Following the tragic killing of Michael Brown, an unarmed African American teenager who was shot by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri on August 9, 2014, Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Committee John Conyers Jr. (MI-13), Congressman Wm. Lacy Clay (MO-01) and Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge (OH-11) issued a letter to U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder asking the Department of Justice (DOJ) ... Read more »

Constitutional Grounds for Presidential Impeachment

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This report titled "Constitutional Grounds for Presidential Impeachment," dated February 5, 1974, by the staff of the Impeachment Inquiry continues to be the standard for evaluating what meets the constitutional grounds for an impeachable offense. Judiciary Committee Staff Impeachment Report » Read more »