Intellectual Property

NADLER’S STATEMENT ON THE “CITIZENS’ RIGHT TO KNOW ACT OF 2017”

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Mr. Chairman, I believe the consideration of the issues underlying this bill is timely, but unfortunately misguided. This Committee should examine pretrial services and bail issues with the goal of reforming our Nation’s bail system, not for the purpose of protecting the use of money bail, which is unfair to the indigent, unproductive, and expensive for American taxpayers. H.R. 2152, the “Citizen... Read more »

NADLER’S STATEMENT ON “COMPETITION IN THE PHARMACEUTICAL SUPPLY CHAIN: THE PROPOSED MERGER OF CVS HEALTH AND AETNA”

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Mr. Chairman, while I do not prejudge the merits of the proposed merger of CVS Health and Aetna, health care is an incredibly complex industry and we must consider carefully the potential impact of this transaction on competition and, ultimately, on consumers. CVS Health is one of the Nation’s two largest retail pharmacy chains, with more than 9,700 retail pharmacy locations and 1,100 walk-in heal... Read more »

Nadler: Trump Budget does Not Reflect Our Values

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Today, House Judiciary Committee Democratic staff released an analysis of President’s Trump’s proposed Fiscal Year 2019 Budget. House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) issued the following statement concerning the proposed budget: “President Trump’s budget is weak on crime, is anti-immigrant, and undermines civil rights, legal services and critical regulatory protections. Th... Read more »

AHEAD OF CENSURE RESOLUTION INTRODUCTION, RANKING MEMBER NADLER RAISES TRUMP’S “SHITHOLE” COMMENTS DURING COMMITTEE MARKUP, CALLING THEM “HATEFUL, DISCRIMINATORY, AND RACIST”

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Watch Here Today, during his opening statement in the House Judiciary Committee markup of H.R. 4170, the Disclosing Foreign Influence Act, Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) raised the censure resolution being led by the Congressional Black Caucus and House Judiciary Committee Democrats concerning President Trump’s racist “shithole” remarks last week, and called on his colleagues to formally rep... Read more »

NADLER STATEMENT ON “DISCLOSING FOREIGN INFLUENCE ACT”

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Today, House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler (D-NY.) delivered the following remarks during the House Judiciary Committee’s markup of “H.R. 4170, the “ Disclosing Foreign Influence Act.” H.R. 4170, the “Disclosing Foreign Influence Act,” appears to be a good faith attempt to strengthen the Department of Justice’s ability to enforce the Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, or ... Read more »

Nadler Welcomes New Judiciary Democrat & Announces Subcommittee Assignments for Second Session of 115th Congress

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House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler (NY-10) welcomed Congresswoman Val Demings (FL-10) to the U.S. House Judiciary Committee and announced the new subcommittee structure for the second session of the 115th Congress. “I am pleased to welcome Congresswoman Val Demings to the House Judiciary Committee. Congresswoman Demings will bring invaluable real world experience to our commi... Read more »

Judiciary & Progressive Caucus Dems to Hold Briefing on the Impact of Dominant Internet Platforms on Competition, Innovation, & Democracy

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On Friday, December 1st from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., House Judiciary Committee Democrats and the Congressional Progressive Caucus will host a briefing on the impact of the largest internet companies on competition, innovation, and democracy. There is increasing concern that the size and power of some of the largest technology companies may harm competition, threaten the future of innovation, and ... Read more »

Conyers: Sessions Testimony Leaves Concerns about Independence & Integrity of DOJ

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Today, U.S. Department of Justice Attorney General Jeff Sessions testified before the House Judiciary Committee for the first time during its annual oversight hearing. Every Attorney General before Attorney General Sessions has testified before the House Judiciary Committee during their first six months of taking office. Watch the hearing on House Judiciary Democrats’ Facebook page here. Watch Her... Read more »

Ahead of DOJ Oversight Hearing, House Judiciary Committee Democrats Put Sessions on Notice

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Today, ahead of Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ testimony before the House Judiciary Committee on November 14, 2017, House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member John Conyers, Jr. (D-MI) led a letter signed by every Democratic member of the House Judiciary Committee to Attorney General Jeff Sessions. The letter was signed by every Democratic member of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee, including: Rep... Read more »