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Chairman Nadler Calls for DOJ IG to Investigate FBI Surveillance Operations Against Protestors in Portland

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Washington, D.C. - Following reports that FBI agents infiltrated protests in Portland, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) sent a letter to Department of Justice Inspector General (IG) Michael E. Horowitz requesting that an examination of these surveillance practices be included in the IG's ongoing review of use of force by federal law enforcement against Americans exercising ... Read more »

Nadler & Cicilline Statement on Federal Court Rejecting 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. District Court for the Southern District of New York rejected the plan of reorganization for Purdue Pharma, the maker OxyContin, which would have released members of th... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Floor Statement in Support of H.R. 5314, the Protecting Our Democracy Act

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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. 5314, the Protecting Our Democracy Act: "Madam Speaker, I rise in strong support of the Protecting Our Democracy Act. "Transparency and accountability are the bedrock of our democratic system. They are the essential guardrails that... Read more »

House Passes Bipartisan Legislation to Strengthen, Protect Our Democracy

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Washington, D.C. - Today, the House passed the Protecting Our Democracy Act on a bipartisan basis – a comprehensive package of reforms that will strengthen America’s democratic institutions against future presidents who could seek to abuse the power of their office for corrupt purposes. The proposals – many of which have been supported by both Democrats and Republicans in the past – will restore t... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 3359, the Homicide Victims' Families' Rights Act of 2021

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement, as prepared, during the markup of H.R. 3359, the Homicide Victims' Families' Rights Act of 2021: "H.R. 3359, the 'Homicide Victims’ Families’ Rights Act of 2021,' would give family members of murder victims the right, under federal law, to request a review of their loved on... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 4977, the Better Cybercrime Metrics Act

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement, as prepared, during the markup of H.R. 4977, the Better Cybercrime Metrics Act: "H.R. 4977 the 'Better Cybercrime Metrics Act,' is an important bipartisan measure to advance our understanding of cybercrime so that we may better prevent and combat its occurrence. "As our soc... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 55, the Emmett Till Antilynching Act

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement, as prepared, during the markup of H.R. 55, the Emmett Till Antilynching Act: "Following the brutal murder of Ahmaud Arbery, which has been cast as a 21st century example of modern lynching by civil rights advocates across the United States, the subsequent public outcry agai... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 5338, the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act Amendments of 2021

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement, as prepared, during the markup of H.R. 5338, the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act Amendments of 2021: "H.R. 5338, the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act Amendments of 2021, continues this Committee’s important work to strengthen and update the Radiation Exposure Compens... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 5796, the Patents for Humanity Act of 2021

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement, as prepared, during the markup of H.R. 5796, the Patents for Humanity Act of 2021: "H.R. 5796, the 'Patents for Humanity Act of 2021,' is bipartisan legislation to codify an awards program started by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office as a pilot program in 2012, and later... Read more »

House Judiciary Committee Advances Five Bipartisan Bills to House Floor

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) issued the following statement after the Committee voted to advance five bipartisan bills to the full House of Representatives: "I am very proud of the bipartisan legislation passed by the Judiciary Committee during today's markup. The bills advanced will help families of murder victims seek justice for their loved ... Read more »