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Chairman Nadler Floor Statement in Support of H.R. 3617, the Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement 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 his legislation the Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement (MORE) Act: “The Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement Act, or the “MORE Act,” is long overdue legislation that would reverse decades of failed federal ... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for Hearing on "Examining Civil Rights Litigation Reform, Part 1: Qualified Immunity"

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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 "Examining Civil Rights Litigation Reform, Part 1: Qualified Immunity:" “More than a century and a half ago, Congress passed one of the earliest civil rights laws in our Nat... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for Hearing on "Oversight of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Cyber Division"

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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 Federal Bureau of Investigation, Cyber Division:" “This hearing could not be more appropriately timed. Americans today live at a critical juncture in the history of cybersecurity. Our schools, our businesses,... Read more »

Nadler Celebrates Passage of Historic Antilynching Legislation

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler today issued the following statement after President Biden signed the Emmett Till Antilynching Act, explicitly designating lynching as a hate crime under federal law: “With the signing of this historic piece of legislation, President Biden today corrected one of the longest standing injustices in our country,” said Chairman Nadle... Read more »

Chairs Nadler & Lofgren Applaud the Biden Admin’s Proposed Rule to Improve & Streamline the Asylum System

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Washington, D.C. - Today, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) issued a rule to improve and expedite processing of asylum claims. This rule follows a proposal by DHS and DOJ to improve our asylum system in the summer of 2021. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (NY-10) and Immigration and Citizenship Subcommittee Chairwoman Zoe Lofgr... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Floor Statement on H.R. 2116, the CROWN Act of 2022

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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. 2116, the CROWN Act of 2022: "The 'Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair Act' or the 'CROWN Act,' is a critically important civil rights bill that would explicitly prohibit discrimination on the basis of hair texture or hairstyle... Read more »

Nadler & Watson Coleman Celebrate House Passage of the CROWN Act

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Washington, D.C. - Today, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 2116, the Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair (CROWN) Act of 2022 by a vote of 235-189. The legislation, introduced by Representative Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-NJ), explicitly prohibits discrimination on the basis of hair texture or hairstyles commonly associated with a particular race or national origin. "I am pro... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for Hearing on "Workplace Protections for Federal Judiciary Employees: Flaws in the Current System and the Need for Statutory Change"

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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 "Workplace Protections for Federal Judiciary Employees: Flaws in the Current System and the Need for Statutory Change:" "Thank you, Chairman Johnson, for holding this important ... Read more »