Constitution

February 13: House Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts to Hold Hearing on Harassment and Discrimination in the Federal Judiciary

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Washington, D.C. – On February 13, 2020 the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet will hold a hearing on “Protecting Federal Judiciary Employees from Sexual Harassment, Discrimination, and Other Workplace Misconduct.” The hearing will examine the state of the Federal Judiciary’s protections against workplace harassment, discrimination and other misconduct.... Read more »

Nadler & Cohen Applaud Virginia's Historic Equal Rights Amendment Ratification Vote

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Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, the Virginia General Assembly voted to pass the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), setting the state on the path to become the 38th and final state necessary to ratify the ERA to the Constitution. After the vote, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Subcommittee Chair on Constitution, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Chair Steve Cohen (D-TN) release... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Introduces Bipartisan "Eyes on the Courts Act" Allowing Cameras in the Courtroom

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), along with Representatives Mike Quigley (D-IL), Gerry Connolly (D-VA), and Steve Chabot (R-OH), continued their call for greater public access to our federal court deliberations by reintroducing the Eyes on the Courts Act, legislation to require cameras be permitted in the Supreme Court and all federal appellate cou... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Floor Statement in Support of H.R. 4803, the Citizenship for Children of Military Members and Civil Servants Act of 2019

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following remarks on the House floor in support of H.R. 4803, the Citizenship for Children of Military Members Act of 2019: "I rise today to urge my colleagues on both sides of the aisle to support H.R. 4803, the “Citizenship for Children of Military Members and Civil Servants Act.”This bipartisan legi... Read more »

Nadler and Collins Laud Passage of Bipartisan Immigration Fix for Children of Military and Civil Servants

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Ranking Member Doug Collins (R-GA) praised the House passage of H.R. 4803, theCitizenship for Children of Military Members and Civil Servants Act, bipartisan legislationintroduced by the Chairman and the Ranking Member that fixes a problem in current citizenship laws thatmakes it difficult for children born abr... Read more »

House Judiciary Committee Passes Resolution Removing Ratification Deadline for the ERA

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Today, the House Judiciary Committee successfully marked-up H.J.Res. 79, a joint resolution which would clear the path for ratifying the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) and enshrine equality for both sexes into the U.S. Constitution. Following the election results in Virginia, which changed the makeup of the state legislature and improved the prospects for Virginia to become the thirty-eighth and fi... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.J.Res. 79, "Removing the Deadline for Ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment"

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Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement during the markup of H.J.Res. 79, a joint resolution that would remove the deadline for ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) and ensure that the ERA can become a part of our Constitution once a sufficient number of states ratify it: "H.J. Res. 79, introduced by Representative Jack... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Announces Next Step in Effort to Ratify the Equal Rights Amendment

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Today, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) announced that the House Judiciary Committee would be marking up H.J.Res. 79 to eliminate the ratification deadline for the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). The markup, scheduled for Wednesday, November 13th, represents the next step to clear the path for ratifying the ERA and enshrining equality for both sexes into the U.S. Constitution. The mar... Read more »