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Chairman Nadler Statement on SCOTUS Shadow Docket Ruling on Texas Law SB8

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) issued the following statement after the Supreme Court ruled overnight to leave Texas Law SB8 in place: "Allowing a flagrantly unconstitutional law to take effect, functionally denying women in the state of Texas their constitutional right to abortion, is bad policy. Doing so in the middle of the night, without the ... Read more »

Nadler & Cicilline Statement on Purdue Pharma Bankruptcy Settlement

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law Subcommittee Chairman David N. Cicilline (D-RI) issued the following joint statement after the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York announced that it would approve the plan of reorganization for Purdue Pharma, the maker of the opioid OxyContin, ... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Floor Statement in Support of H.R. 4, the John R. Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act of 2021

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following statement, as prepared, on the House floor in support of H.R. 4, the John R. Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act of 2021: "H.R. 4, the 'John R. Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act of 2021,' would revitalize and strengthen the Voting Rights Act of 1965 to confront the onslaught of discriminato... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Lauds House Passage of H.R. 4, the John R. Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act of 2021

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Washington, D.C. - Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 4, the John R. Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act of 2021, which restores key parts of the Voting Rights Act that were weakened by the Supreme Court and protects the right to vote from the onslaught of discriminatory voting laws that have emerged across the country, by a vote of 219-212. Following the vote, House Judiciary Co... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for Subcommittee Hearing on “Oversight of the Voting Rights Act: Potential Legislative Reforms”

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement, as prepared, during a Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties hearing on "Oversight of the Voting Rights Act: Potential Legislative Reforms:" “Mr. Chairman, I thank you for convening this important hearing at a critical moment in the life of our ... Read more »

House Judiciary Committee Announces Oversight of Voting Rights Act Hearing with Department of Justice

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties Chairman Steve Cohen (D-TN) announced that the Subcommittee will hold a hearing on Monday, August 16th at 10 A.M. EDT with U.S. Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division Kristen M. Clarke to discuss potential legislative responses... Read more »

Nadler & Scott Reintroduce the Restoring Justice for Workers Act

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Education and Labor Committee Chairman Robert C. "Bobby" Scott (D-VA) introduced the Restoring Justice for Workers Act, legislation to end forced arbitration clauses and protect workers’ ability to pursue work-related claims in court. The bill would overrule the 2018 Supreme Court decision in Epic Systems v. Lew... Read more »

Nadler & Johnson Introduce Bipartisan, Bicameral Legislation to Hold Judiciary Accountable to Workers

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet Chairman Hank Johnson (D-GA), along with Reps. Jackie Speier (D-CA), Norma Torres (D-CA) and Nancy Mace (R-SC), introduced the Judiciary Accountability Act of 2021, which would ensure the more than 30,000 employees of the federal judiciary have stron... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for Subcommittee Hearing on "Oversight of the Bankruptcy Code, Part 1: Confronting Abuses of the Chapter 11 System"

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement, as prepared, during a Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law hearing on "Oversight of the Bankruptcy Code, Part 1: Confronting Abuses of the Chapter 11 System:" "Today’s hearing is the first in a series of hearings examining potential reforms to ensur... Read more »