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Chairman Nadler Statement for Subcommittee Hearing on "The Need for New Lower Court Judgeships, 30 Years in the Making"

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks during a Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet hearing on "The Need for New Lower Court Judgeships, 30 Years in the Making": "Mr. Chairman, thank you for holding a hearing on this important issue that I know affects judges and litigants profoundly ac... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Celebrates Pregnant Workers Fairness Act Reaching 223 Cosponsors

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Washington, D.C. – Today, the bipartisan Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA)—which would guarantee reasonable workplace accommodations for pregnant workers under federal law—reached the milestone of 223 House cosponsors. The bill, which was reintroduced last week by House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Representatives John Katko (R-NY), Lucy McBath (D-GA), Jaime Herrera-B... Read more »

Thursday: House Judiciary Antitrust Subcommittee Hearing on Proposals to Address Gatekeeper Power and Lower Barriers to Entry Online

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Washington, D.C. –On February 25th at 10:00 a.m., the Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law will hold a hearing entitled, “Reviving Competition, Part 1: Proposals to Address Gatekeeper Power and Lower Barriers to Entry Online.” This is the first in a series of hearings that will address the Judiciary Committee’s competition agenda in the 117th Congress following its 16-mon... Read more »

House Judiciary Antitrust Subcommittee Announces Series of Hearings on Proposals to Curb the Dominance of Online Platforms and Modernize Antitrust Law

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Washington, D.C. – Today, the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law announced it will hold a series of hearings starting next week, to consider legislative proposals to address the rise and abuse of market power online and to modernize the antitrust laws. The first hearing, entitled, “Reviving Competition, Part 1: Proposals to Address Gatekeeper Power and L... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for Subcommittee Hearing on "H.R. 40: Exploring the Path to Reparative Justice in America"

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks during a Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties hearing on "H.R. 40: Exploring the Path to Reparative Justice in America": "Today’s hearing on 'H.R. 40: Exploring the Path to Reparative Justice' gives us the opportunity to reflect on the shameful l... Read more »

Bipartisan Group Led by Chairman Nadler Reintroduce Bill to Strengthen Protections for Pregnant Workers

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Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, a bipartisan group of representatives announced the reintroduction of the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act – which establishes a pregnant worker’s clear-cut right to reasonable workplace accommodations, provided they do not impose an undue burden on their employer. The Pregnant Workers Fairness Act was reintroduced by House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement on Senate Impeachment Vote

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, issued the following statement in response to the Senate's 57-43 vote to acquit former President Trump: “For four years, former President Trump spewed rhetoric of hate and menacing division, steadily inflaming tensions and raising the temperature of our national discourse. The horrific events of Janua... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for Subcommittee Hearing on "Justice Restored: Ending Forced Arbitration and Protecting Fundamental Rights"

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks during a Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law hearing on "Justice Restored: Ending Forced Arbitration and Protecting Fundamental Rights": "Thank you, Mr. Chairman, for holding today’s important hearing on forced arbitration. "Nearly a century ago, Con... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for Subcommittee Hearing on "The U.S. Immigration System: The Need for Bold Reforms"

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks during a Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship hearing on "The U.S. Immigration System: The Need for Bold Reforms": "Although we have many legislative priorities this Congress, immigration reform is one of the most pressing and complex.The damage inflicted upon our immi... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for Subcommittee Hearing on "Constitutional Means to Prevent Abuse of the Clemency Power"

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) issued the following statement for the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties hearing on "Constitutional Means to Prevent Abuse of the Clemency Power": "Today’s hearing is an important opportunity for us to consider how to address abusive exercises of the pardon power. "This Committee—un... Read more »