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Nadler Praises House Passage of Four Judiciary Bills

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) issued the following statement after the House of Representatives passed four bills in the Committee's jurisdiction: "I am very proud that the House came together in a bipartisan manner to pass important legislation that will better our criminal justice system. Together, these bills will address inequities in our ve... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for Subcommittee Hearing on "Judicial Ethics and Transparency: The Limits of Existing Statutes and Rules"

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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 "Judicial Ethics and Transparency: The Limits of Existing Statutes and Rules:" "Thank you, Chairman Johnson and Ranking Member Issa, for holding this important hearing today. Th... Read more »

House Judiciary Committee Members Introduce Bipartisan, Bicameral Bill to Enhance Judicial Disclosure and Transparency Requirement

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet Chairman Hank Johnson (D-GA) joined Representatives Deborah Ross (D-NC), Darrell Issa (R-CA), and Chip Roy (R-TX) in introducing the Courthouse Ethics and Transparency Act, legislation which requires online publication of financial disclosure report... Read more »

Nadler & Cicilline Applaud Nomination of Gigi Sohn to Federal Communications Commission

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law Chairman David N. Cicilline (D-RI) issued the following joint statement after President Joe Biden announced his intent to nominate Gigi Sohn for Commissioner of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC): “Today’s appointment of Gigi Sohn sends the cl... Read more »

House Judiciary Committee to Markup Nondebtor Release Prohibition Act of 2021

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Washington, D.C. - On Wednesday, October 27th at 10:00 AM EDT, the House Judiciary Committee will markup H.R. 4777, the Nondebtor Release Prohibition Act of 2021, legislation introduced by Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Chairwoman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) that prohibits the use of nonconsensual, nondebtor releases that have helped the members of the Sa... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for Department of Justice Oversight Hearing with Attorney General Garland

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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 Department of Justice oversight hearing with Attorney General Merrick Garland: "Good morning, Mr. Attorney General, and thank you for appearing before our Committee today. "When the Department of Justice performs as it should, it is a champion of the B... Read more »

Nadler, Schatz Reintroduce Legislation to Eliminate Excessive Court Fines and Fees That Target Low Income Communities

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) reintroduced the State Justice Improvement Act, legislation that will make lasting changes to America’s criminal justice system. Across the country, courts often impose fines and fees without considering an individual’s ability to pay – disproportionately impacting low income communities and communities of color. Th... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for Subcommittee Hearing on "Oversight of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990: The Current State of Integration of People with Disabilities"

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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 "Oversight of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990: The Current State of Integration of People with Disabilities:" "Thank you, Chairman Cohen, and thank you to all of... Read more »

House Judiciary Antitrust Subcommittee Members Provide Amazon with Final Chance to Correct the Record Following a Series of Misleading Testimony and Statements

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Washington, D.C. - Following the publication of multiple reports that directly contradict the sworn testimony of representatives on behalf of Amazon and other statements to Congress about its business practices, House Judiciary Committee Chair Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Antitrust Subcommittee Chair David N. Cicilline (D-RI), Antitrust Subcommittee Ranking Member Ken Buck (R-CO), Antitrust Subcommittee... Read more »

Congressional Democrats Condemn Johnson & Johnson's Declaration of Bankruptcy to Evade Accountability Over Talc Claims

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Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressional sponsors of the Nondebtor Release Prohibition Act of 2021 issued the following statements condemning Johnson & Johnson for placing its liabilities for thousands of lawsuits alleging its talc-based products caused cancer into bankruptcy: “Once again, a corporate giant is seeking to exploit a loophole in the bankruptcy system to evade accountability for the ha... Read more »