Crime

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Oversight Hearing on Policing Practices

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks during a hearing on policing practices: “Today’s hearing furthers our Committee’s longstanding commitment to conducting meaningful oversight of state and federal law enforcement, as initiated by former Chairman Goodlatte and his establishment of the bipartisan Policing Strateg... Read more »

September 19th: House Judiciary Committee to Hold Hearing on Policing

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On Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 10:00 a.m., the House Judiciary Committee will hold an oversight hearing on policing practices. The hearing will focus on the role of the federal government in addressing concerns about unconstitutional practices, enhancing accountability and in developing 21st century policing practices. Witnesses: Gwen Carr, Mother of Eric Garner James Blake, Former Pro Tennis... Read more »

September 19th: House Judiciary Committee to Hold Hearing on Policing

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On Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 10:00 a.m., the House Judiciary Committee will hold an oversight hearing on policing practices. The hearing will focus on the role of the federal government in addressing concerns about unconstitutional practices, enhancing accountability and in developing 21stcentury policing practices. Witnesses: James Blake, Former Pro Tennis Player, Author, and Analyst for T... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup oF H.R. 1236 the Extreme Risk Protection Order Act of 2019

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Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks during a markup of H.R. 1236, the Extreme Risk Protection Order Act of 2019: “Last month, the country was rocked by news of mass shootings on two successive days, in El Paso, Texas—where 22 people were killed and 26 were wounded—and in Dayton, Ohio—where 9 people were killed and 27 others were ... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 2708, the Disarm Hate Act

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Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks during a markup of H.R. 2708, the Disarm Hate Act: “With the sharp increase in hate crimes in this country, it is sadly important that the Committee today adopt H.R. 2708, the ‘Disarm Hate Act.’ This bill, introduced by our colleague, the Gentleman from Rhode Island, Mr. Cicilline, would prohib... Read more »

House Judiciary Committee Passes Critical Gun Violence Prevention Legislation

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Today, the House Judiciary Committee passed a series of bills to help respond to gun violence -- H.R. 1186, the Keep Americans Safe Act passed by a vote of 23-16; H.R. 1236, the Extreme Risk Protection Order Act of 2019, amended to also include provisions from H.R. 3076, the Federal Extreme Risk Protection Order Act, passed by a vote of 22-16; and H.R. 2708, the Disarm Hate Act passed by a vote of... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 1186, the Keep Americans Safe Act, Legislation to Ban High Capacity Magazines

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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. 1186, the Keep Americans Safe Act: “H.R. 1186, the ‘Keep Americans Safe Act,’ introduced by our colleague, the Gentleman from Florida, Mr. Ted Deutch, would prohibit importing, selling, manufacturing, transferring, or possessing large capacity magazines... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 4018

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks for the markup of H.R. 4018, a criminal justice reform bill regarding elderly offenders: “H.R. 4018 is a modest, but important, bill to address an inadvertent drafting error in the Second Chance Act that has prevented elderly and terminally ill offenders who qualify for early ... Read more »

House Judiciary Committee Subpoenas Homeland Security Over Trump Pardons

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Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) announced the Committee has served a subpoena on the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for documents relating to the President’s multiple alleged attempts to offer pardons to officials carrying out his illegal and cruel immigration policies. Specifically, the subpoena requires the production of documents related to March 21, 2019... Read more »