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Chairman Nadler Statement for Markup of the “Real Courts, Rule of Law 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 a full committee markup of H.R. 6577, the “Real Courts, Rule of Law Act of 2022”: “H.R. 6577, the “Real Courts, Rule of Law Act of 2022” would take the much-needed step of moving the immigration court system out from under the authority of the Department... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for Hearing on "Oversight of the Department of Homeland Security"

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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 full committee hearing on "Oversight of the Department of Homeland Security": “The Department of Homeland Security was founded after the September 11th attacks, and as the years passed, the Department has taken on new threats and challenges unimagined ... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for Hearing on "Oversight of Federal Efforts to Combat Human Trafficking"

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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 "Oversight of Federal Efforts to Combat Human Trafficking:" “Thank you, Madam Chair, for holding this important hearing on human trafficking. Too often, we think of human trafficking as... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for Hearing on "Building Confidence in the Supreme Court Through Ethics and Recusal Reform"

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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 Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet hearing on "Building Confidence in the Supreme Court Through Ethics and Recusal Reform": “The Supreme Court is one of the nation’s most vital institutions. Its duties are sacred—to adminis... Read more »

Nadler Comments on President Biden’s Plan to Increase Opportunity for Formerly Incarcerated Persons

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler today issued the following statement after President Biden unveiled a comprehensive plan to expand opportunities for formerly incarcerated persons: “The United States has always believed in the dignity and fairness of second chances. President Biden’s bold plan to expand our investment in formerly incarcerated persons will provid... Read more »

House Judiciary Committee Republicans Vote Against Important Domestic Terrorism Legislation

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WASHINGTON, D.C.-- Despite the danger posed by the recent rise in domestic terrorism--including the January 6, 2021 attack on the United States Capitol—every Republican member of the House Judiciary Committee present today voted against the Domestic Terrorism Prevention Act (HR 350), which would greatly enhance the federal government’s efforts to combat domestic terrorism and keep communities acro... Read more »

House Judiciary Committee Unanimously Approves NDO Fairness Act

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WASHINGTON, D.C.—The House Judiciary Committee today unanimously passed bipartisan legislation that would establish important guardrails for when the federal government seeks to access someone’s electronic communications without that person’s knowledge. Under current law, prosecutors can request a person’s electronic communications data, such as their e-mail and phone records, even when the subjec... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for Hearing on "Enhancing the Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938"

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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 "Enhancing the Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938:" “Today’s hearing on the Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938—often referred to by its acronym, “FARA”—is an impor... Read more »