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Chairman Nadler Statement for Subcommittee Hearing on “Oversight of the Voting Rights Act: Potential Legislative Reforms”

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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 Voting Rights Act: Potential Legislative Reforms:" “Mr. Chairman, I thank you for convening this important hearing at a critical moment in the life of our ... Read more »

House Judiciary Committee Announces Oversight of Voting Rights Act Hearing with Department of Justice

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties Chairman Steve Cohen (D-TN) announced that the Subcommittee will hold a hearing on Monday, August 16th at 10 A.M. EDT with U.S. Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division Kristen M. Clarke to discuss potential legislative responses... Read more »

Nadler & Scott Reintroduce the Restoring Justice for Workers Act

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Education and Labor Committee Chairman Robert C. "Bobby" Scott (D-VA) introduced the Restoring Justice for Workers Act, legislation to end forced arbitration clauses and protect workers’ ability to pursue work-related claims in court. The bill would overrule the 2018 Supreme Court decision in Epic Systems v. Lew... Read more »

Nadler & Johnson Introduce Bipartisan, Bicameral Legislation to Hold Judiciary Accountable to Workers

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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), along with Reps. Jackie Speier (D-CA), Norma Torres (D-CA) and Nancy Mace (R-SC), introduced the Judiciary Accountability Act of 2021, which would ensure the more than 30,000 employees of the federal judiciary have stron... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for Subcommittee Hearing on "Oversight of the Bankruptcy Code, Part 1: Confronting Abuses of the Chapter 11 System"

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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 Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law hearing on "Oversight of the Bankruptcy Code, Part 1: Confronting Abuses of the Chapter 11 System:" "Today’s hearing is the first in a series of hearings examining potential reforms to ensur... Read more »

Nadler, Maloney, Warren, Durbin, Blumenthal Announce Legislation to Eliminate Non-Debtor Releases, Prevent Corporations and Private Entities From Escaping Accountability In Bankruptcy Proceedings

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Washington, D.C. - Today, United States Representatives Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.) and Carolyn B. Maloney (D-N.Y.) and United States Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) announced legislation to prohibit the use of non-consensual, non-debtor releases that have helped entities and individuals, like members of the Sackler family, escape accountabil... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for Subcommittee Hearing on "A Fine Scheme: How Court-Imposed Fees and Fines Unjustly Burden Vulnerable Communities"

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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 "A Fine Scheme: How Court-Imposed Fees and Fines Unjustly Burden Vulnerable Communities:" "I thank the Chairwoman for convening this hearing on a topic that has not received the attenti... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for Subcommittee Hearing on "The Need to Enhance the Voting Rights Act: Practice-Based Coverage"

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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 Need to Enhance the Voting Rights Act: Practice-Based Coverage:" "Mr. Chairman, over the last few years the Subcommittee has focused much of its consideration of voting... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Floor Statement in Support of H.R. 3985, the Averting Loss of Life and Injury by Expediting SIVs (ALLIES) Act of 2021

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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 H.R. 3985, the Averting Loss of Life and Injury by Expediting SIVs (ALLIES) Act of 2021: "H.R. 3985, the Averting Loss of Life and Injury by Expediting SIVs Act of 2021—or the ALLIES Act—makes essential changes to the Afghan special imm... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 1693, the Eliminating a Quantifiably Unjust Application of the Law (EQUAL) 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 the markup of H.R. 1693, the Eliminating a Quantifiably Unjust Application of the Law (EQUAL) Act: "H.R. 1693, the 'Eliminating a Quantifiably Unjust Application of the Law Act' or the 'EQUAL Act,' would eliminate the unjust sentencing disparity between ... Read more »