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House Judiciary Committee Advances 4 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 four pieces of legislation to the full House of Representatives: "I am very proud of the bipartisan legislation passed by the Judiciary Committee today. The bills passed will provide long overdue reforms to our criminal justice system, including end... Read more »

Nadler & Cicilline Applaud President Biden’s Intent to Nominate Jonathan Kanter for Assistant Attorney General for Antitrust

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, Administrative Law Chairman David N. Cicilline (D-RI) issued the following joint statement after President Joe Biden announced his intent to nominate Jonathan Kanter for Assistant Attorney General for the Antitrust Division at the Department of Justice: “President Biden is ... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Floor Statement in Support of H.R. 2668, the Consumer Protection and Recovery Act

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following statement on the House floor in support of H.R. 2668, the Consumer Protection and Recovery Act: "I rise in strong support of the Consumer Protection and Recovery Act. This legislation is essential to promoting the Federal Trade Commission’s mission to enforce antitrust law and protect consume... Read more »

Nadler & Jackson Lee Commend Senate Passage of VOCA Fix to Sustain the Crime Victims Fund Act

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Washington, D.C. - Today, the Senate passed H.R. 1652, the VOCA Fix to Sustain the Crime Victims Fund Act of 2021, bipartisan and bicameral legislation introduced by House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) that supports vital victim service programs by preventing future cuts to already diminished federal victim service grants. The bill passed the House on March 17, 2021 by a vote ... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement on DOJ Policy Restricting Use of Compulsory Process to Obtain Journalists' Records

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) issued the following statement after the Department of Justice announced new guidance restricting the federal government's ability to secretly obtain journalists' communications: "Given recent reports about the Department’s surveillance of journalists and Members of Congress, these are not the only policy changes I ... Read more »

Bipartisan Lawmakers Announce Introduction of Legislation to Restore DOJ's Office for Access to Justice

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Representatives Fred Upton (R-MI), Mary Gay Scanlon (D-PA), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX), and Don Bacon (R-NE) announced that they would introduce the Office for Access to Justice Establishment Act of 2021 to establish the Office for Access to Justice within the Department of Justice (DOJ)... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for Subcommittee Hearing on "The Implications of Brnovich v. Democratic National Committee and Potential Legislative Responses"

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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 "The Implications of Brnovich v. Democratic National Committee and Potential Legislative Responses:" "Mr. Chairman, I appreciate your holding today’s hearing to consider wha... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for Subcommittee Hearing on "Facial Recognition Technology: Examining Its Use by Law Enforcement"

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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 Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security hearing on "Facial Recognition Technology: Examining Its Use by Law Enforcement:" "I thank Chairwoman Jackson Lee for convening this hearing on the use of facial recognition by law enforcement. "F... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for Subcommittee Hearing on "Oh, Canada! How Outdated U.S. Immigration Policies Push Top Talent to Other Countries"

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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 Immigration and Citizenship hearing entitled, "Oh, Canada! How Outdated U.S. Immigration Policies Push Top Talent to Other Countries:" "With today’s hearing, we explore the harmful effects that our antiquated immigration system has had ... Read more »