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Bipartisan Judiciary Committee Members Refer Amazon to DOJ for Potential Criminal Conduct by Senior Executives

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Washington, D.C. - Today, bipartisan Members of the House Judiciary Committee sent a letter to Attorney General Merrick Garland to alert the Department of Justice to potentially criminal conduct by Amazon and its senior executives. The letter explains how Amazon has engaged in a “pattern and practice” of misleading conduct that appeared designed to “influence, obstruct, or impede” the Committee’s ... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for Hearing on "Reimagining Public Safety in the COVID-19 Era"

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement during a Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security hearing on "Reimagining Public Safety in the COVID-19 Era:" "Thank you, Madam Chair, for holding this very important hearing on public safety. As the epidemic of gun violence continues to impact our cities and ... Read more »

Nadler & Johnson Request Special Committee to Investigate Hiring of Law Clerk with History of Racist, Bigoted Conduct

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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) sent a letter urging the Judicial Council of the Second Circuit and the Committee on Judicial Conduct and Disability of the Judicial Conference to vacate and reevaluate the Second Judicial Council's decision clearing two... Read more »

Nadler Joins President Biden at Signing Ceremony for Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Act

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) joined President Biden as he signed into law H.R. 4445, the Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Act of 2021. The legislation empowers sexual assault and harassment survivors by restoring their access to justice and public accountability under the law. Chairman Nadler issued the followin... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for Hearing on "Discrimination and the Civil Rights of the Muslim, Arab, and South Asian American 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 the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties hearing on "Discrimination and the Civil Rights of the Muslim, Arab, and South Asian American Communities:" "Mr. Chairman, the Muslim, Arab, and South Asian American communities are an... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Floor Statement in Support of 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 Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair (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... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Floor Statement in Support of H.R. 55, the Emmett Till Antilynching Act

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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. 55, the Emmett Till Antilynching Act: "The 'Emmett Till Antilynching Act' is long-overdue legislation that would correct a historical injustice by finally specifying lynching as a crime under federal law. "Our nation endured a shameful period du... Read more »

Nadler & Rush Applaud House Passage of Historic Antilynching Legislation

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Washington, D.C. - Today, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 55, the Emmett Till Antilynching Act, by a bipartisan vote of 422-3. This legislation, introduced by Congressman Bobby L. Rush (D-IL), explicitly designates lynching as a hate crime under federal law. "I applaud my colleagues for overwhelmingly passing the Emmett Till Antilynching Act, long-overdue legislation that would correct a ... Read more »

Nadler & Cicilline Applaud Justice Department’s Challenge of Harmful Healthcare Merger

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Antitrust Subcommittee Chairman David N. Cicilline (D-RI) issued the following joint statement after the Department of Justice sued to block UnitedHealth Group’s acquisition of Change Healthcare: “We applaud the Justice Department for suing to block UnitedHealth Group’s deeply problematic acquisition of Change H... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for Subcommittee Hearing on "The Rise in Violence Against Minority Institutions"

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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 "The Rise in Violence Against Minority Institutions:" "Domestic terrorism is at its highest level since the FBI began tracking it in 1994. Ten years ago, a domestic terrorist killed sev... Read more »