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Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 5053, the Justice for Juveniles Act

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks, as prepared, during the markup of H.R. 5053, the Justice for Juveniles Act: "H.R. 5053, the 'Justice for Juveniles Act,' is a bipartisan bill that would eliminate the administrative exhaustion requirement for incarcerated youth before they may file a lawsuit challenging the ... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 8124, the Criminal Judicial Administration Act of 2020

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks, as prepared, during the markup of H.R. 8124, the Criminal Judicial Administration Act of 2020: "H.R. 8124, the 'Criminal Judicial Administration Act of 2020,' is bipartisan legislation that makes two modest, but important amendments to current law, promoting the efficient, e... Read more »

Nadler, Lofgren, Durbin, Feinstein Call On Trump Administration to Consult Congress About Refugee Resettlement, As Required by Law

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Washington, D.C. –U.S. Representative Jerrold Nadler (D-NY-10), Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee; U.S. Representative Zoe Lofgren (D-CA-19), Chairwoman of the House Judiciary Immigration Subcommittee;U.S. Senate Democratic Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL), Ranking Member of the Senate Judiciary Immigration Subcommittee; and U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), Ranking Member of the Senate Judici... Read more »

House Judiciary Committee Unanimously Advances Four Bipartisan Bills

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Washington, D.C. – Today, in a virtual markup, the House Judiciary Committee advanced several bipartisan pieces of legislation, including: H.R 683, the Puerto Rico Recovery Accuracy in Disclosures Act; HR. 6196, the Trademark Modernization Act of 2020; H.R. 5053, the Justice for Juveniles Act; and H.R. 8124, the Criminal Judicial Administration Act of 2020. The bills now head to the House floor f... Read more »

House and Senate Leaders With Jurisdiction over Federal Elections Call on Director of National Intelligence to Immediately Reschedule In-Person Election Security Briefings

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Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), joined U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), Ranking Member on the Senate Rules Committee with oversight over federal elections, Representative Zoe Lofgren (D-CA), Chair of the Committee on House Administration, Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), Ranking Member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Senator Gary Peters... Read more »

House Judiciary Committee Releases Report on 116th Congress Legislative Accomplishments

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Chairman of the House Committee on the Judiciary, released a report detailing the Committee’s legislative accomplishments over the past year and a half for the American people. “Throughout the 116th Congress, the Judiciary Committee has found itself at the forefront of efforts to preserve the rule of law and provide for a more just soci... Read more »

House Investigative Chairs Joint Statement on Court of Appeals Ruling in McGahn Case

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Washington, D.C. –Following today's U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia ruling in the House Judiciary Committee v. McGahn case, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff (D-CA), Oversight and Reform Committee Chairwoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Eliot L. Engel (D-NY),... Read more »

Nadler & Bass Statement on Protests Following Shooting of Jacob Blake

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Committee Chair Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Congressional Black Caucus Chair Karen Bass (D-CA) issued the following statement on the protests in response to the shooting of Jacob Blake by Kenosha, Wisconsin, police officers: "The professional athletes who refused to play yesterday represent the best of America. These men and women trained and quarantined to ... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement on Trump Plan to Nominate Chad Wolf as DHS Secretary

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Washington, D.C. –On the heels of the recent announcement from the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) declaring invalid Chad Wolf’s appointment as Acting Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), President Trump today announced his intention to nominate Mr. Wolf to serve as Secretary of Homeland Security. In response, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY)... Read more »

ICYMI: Nadler, Lofgren & Leahy Lead Bicameral Amicus Brief in Litigation Against President Trump's Illegal Asylum Ban

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Washington, D.C. – Last week, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.), Immigration and Citizenship Subcommittee Chairwoman Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.), and Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) lead a bicameral amicus brief in O.A. v. Trump at the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals, seeking to preserve the D.C. District Court’s decision to strike down President Trump’s plainly illegal ban on all... Read more »