Constitution

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 »

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

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Today, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) joined with House Judiciary Ranking Member Doug Collins (R-GA) to introduce H.R. 4803, the Citizenship for Children of Military Members and Civil Servants Act. The bipartisan legislation aims to fix a problem in current citizenship laws that serves as a disadvantage to certain children who are born abroad and reside with a parent serving overs... Read more »

As Trump Continues to Flagrantly Violate Foreign Emoluments Clause, Nadler, Blumenthal & Congressional Plaintiffs' Lawsuit Moves Forward

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), U.S. Representative Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, and more than two hundred Members of Congress filed a brief with the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals in their ongoing legal action to hold President Trump accountable for increasingly flagrant violations of the Foreign Emoluments Clause. Last week, A... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 3713

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks during a markup of H.R. 3713, legislation to amend current law to add Mount Vernon as a location where court shall be held in the Western District of Washington: “H.R. 3713 would amend current law to add Mount Vernon as a location where court shall be held in the Western Distr... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 1123, the Divisional Realignment for the Eastern District of Arkansas Act of 2019

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks during a markup of H.R. 1123, the Divisional Realignment for the Eastern District of Arkansas Act of 2019: “H.R. 1123 would amend current law to reduce the number of operating divisions in the Eastern District of Arkansas from five to three. The bill was prompted by the closur... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 886, the Veteran Court Coordination Act of 2019

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks during a markup of H.R. 886, the Veteran Court Coordination Act: “H.R. 886, the ‘Veteran Court Coordination Act,’ is bipartisan legislation that would help fulfill our responsibilities to this nation’s veterans, particularly those who have service-connected mental health disab... Read more »