Crime

Nadler, Bass & Judiciary Dems Probe DOJ Policing Policies & Handling of Pattern and Practice Investigations Nationwide

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security Chairwoman & Congressional Black Caucus Chair Karen Bass (D-CA) and several House Judiciary Committee Democrats sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Justice to probe the handling of consent decrees and pattern and practice complaints, to request communicatio... Read more »

Nadler, Deutch, Swalwell Introduce Bill to Ensure Presidents Can be Held Accountable for Criminal Conduct

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), along with Representatives Ted Deutch (D-FL) and Eric Swalwell (D-CA) of the House Judiciary Committee, introduced the No President Is Above the Law Act, which would pause the statute of limitations for any federal offense committed by a sitting president, whether it was committed before or during the president’s term of off... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Opening Statement for the Hearing on Hate Crimes and the Rise of White Nationalism

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Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks for the hearing on hate crimes and the rise of white nationalism: “Today, the Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing that I wish we did not have to conduct, but which is sadly necessary, to examine an urgent crisis in our country. We will consider issues relating to hate crimes and the rise of ... Read more »

Chairman Nadler & Subcommittee Chairwoman Bass Applaud House Passage of Bipartisan Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization

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Today, the House passed H.R. 1585, the bipartisan Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2019 (VAWA), by a vote of 263-158. The bipartisan legislation was introduced by Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-CA), Chair of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security and Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA). The landmark legislation, enacted in 1994, responds to our nation... Read more »