Crime

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Subcommittee Hearing on “Marijuana Laws in America: Racial Justice and the Need for Reform”

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Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks during a Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security hearing on “Marijuana Laws in America: Racial Justice and the Need for Reform”: “I thank our Crime Subcommittee Chair, the Gentlelady from California, Ms. Bass, for holding this hearing today on the need to reform our marijuana law... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 35, the Emmett Till Antilynching Act

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Today, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement for the markup of H.R. 35, the Emmett Till Antilynching Act: “H.R. 35, the ‘Emmett Till Antilynching Act,’ is long-overdue legislation that would explicitly designate lynching as a hate crime under federal law. “The term ‘lynching’ has most often been used to characterize premeditated extrajudicial exec... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for Markup of H.R. 2368, the Supporting and Treating Officers In Crisis Act

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement for the markup of H.R. 2368, the Supporting and Treating Officers In Crisis Act: "H.R. 2368, the "Supporting and Treating Officers In Crisis Act of 2019," would provide important mental health and suicide prevention services to law enforcement officers. "The bill would modify an exist... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for Markup of H.R. 677, the 21st Century President Act

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement for the markup of H.R. 677, the 21st Century President Act: "H.R. 677, the "21st Century President Act," modernizes current law criminalizing threats against former presidents and their families by removing gendered terms from the statute. "This provision, section 879 of title 18, was... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for Markup of H.R. 1327, the Never Forget the Heroes: Permanent Authorization of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Act

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement for the markup of H.R. 1327, the Never Forget the Heroes: Permanent Authorization of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Act: "The September 11thattacks created an environmental nightmare. When the Twin Towers collapsed in my district in lower Manhattan, hundreds of tons of c... Read more »