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Nadler & Cohen Denounce Trump Administration Rollback of Civil Rights Protections in Healthcare

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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 Chair Steve Cohen (D-TN) denounced the Trump Administration's decision to eliminate health care protections for vulnerable communities, including LGBTQ individuals. The new rule from the Trump Administration also rolls back nondiscrimination pro... Read more »

Nadler & Cohen Statement on SCOTUS Ruling Protecting LGBTQ Workers from Discrimination

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Washington, D.C. – In response to the Supreme Court’s Rulings in Bostock v. Clayton County, Georgia, R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes Inc. v. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and Altitude Express Inc. v. Zarda, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties Chair Steve Cohen (D-TN) released the following sta... Read more »

Nadler, Bass & Cohen Statement on SCOTUS Refusal to Re-examine Qualified Immunity

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chair Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Congressional Black Caucus Chair Karen Bass (D-CA), and Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties Chair Steve Cohen (D-TN) released the following statement on the Supreme Court's refusal to re-examine the doctrine of qualified immunity: "Today, the Supreme Court refused to re-examine its mis... Read more »

Nadler & Lofgren Condemn Trump Administration Proposed Rule Restricting Asylum

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chair Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), and Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship Chair Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) released the following statement condemning the Trump Administration’s new proposed regulation that will dramatically rewrite our nation’s asylum laws: “The Trump Administration’s renewed efforts to dismantle our nation’s asylum system are abhor... Read more »

Nadler & Bass Demand Answers on Deployment of BOP Officers in DC Following Peaceful Protests

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Subcommittee on Crime Chair Karen Bass (D-CA) sent a letter to Bureau of Prisons (BOP) Director Michael Carvajal condemning the deployment of officers from BOP's Special Operations Response Team (SORT) throughout Washington, D.C. in response to peaceful protests. The Member's are seeking answers on the rationale... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for Oversight Hearing on "Policing Practices and Law Enforcement Accountability"

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement, as prepared, during an oversight hearing to examine the crisis of racial profiling, police brutality and lost trust between police departments and the communities they serve: "We are all familiar with the terrifying words 'I can’t breathe.' They were uttered in Minneapolis b... Read more »

House Judiciary Democrats File Amicus Brief in United States v. Michael Flynn

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) filed an amicus brief on behalf of all Democratic Members of the Committee in the case of United States v. Michael Flynn in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. Following the Department of Justice’s motion to dismiss the government’s criminal charges against Michael Flynn, which set off numerous pr... Read more »

Chair Bass, Senators Booker and Harris, and Chair Nadler Introduce the Justice in Policing Act of 2020

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressional Black Caucus Chair Karen Bass (D-CA), Senators Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Kamala Harris (D-CA), and House Judiciary Committee Chair Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) introduced the Justice in Policing Act of 2020,the first-ever bold, comprehensive approach to hold police accountable, change the culture of law enforcement and build trust between law enforcement and our comm... Read more »