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STATEMENT OF THE HONORABLE JOHN CONYERS, JR. FOR THE HEARING ON “RECENT TRENDS IN INTERNATIONAL ANTITRUST ENFORCEMENT” BEFORE THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON REGULATORY REFORM, COMMERCIAL AND ANTITRUST LAW

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House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member John Conyers, Jr. (D-MI) today delivered the following remarks during the Regulatory Reform, Commercial, and Antitrust Law Subcommittee hearing on “Recent Trends in International Antitrust Enforcement.” Ranking Member Conyers: Today’s hearing presents an important opportunity to consider international antitrust enforcement. Given the increasingly interconne... Read more »

Judiciary Democrats Press Ivanka Trump Brand about Conflicts of Interest

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After receiving a vague response to a previous inquiry, House Judiciary Committee Democrats today pressed Ivanka Trump Operations for answers on their business dealings with foreign countries and Ivanka Trump’s involvement with the company. On May 3, 2017, every Democratic member of the House Judiciary Committee sent letters to White House Counsel Donald McGahn and to Abigail Klem, president of Iv... Read more »

Statement of the Honorable John Conyers, Jr. for the Hearing on “Treating the Opioid Epidemic: The State of Competition in the Markets for Addiction Medicine” Before the Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law

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Sudden and sharp increases in the cost of life-saving prescription medications have caused much public outcry, most recently regarding the substantial spike in the price of EpiPen, which is used to treat life-threatening allergic reactions. Although today’s hearing focuses on competition in the markets for a particular set of life-saving drugs -- namely, those that treat opioid addiction -- I hope... Read more »

This Week in the U.S. House Judiciary Committee (September 13th-14th)

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TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13 11:00 a.m. Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice Hearing on: Exploring Federal Diversity Jurisdiction Witnesses: Mr. Charles Cooper, Partner, Cooper & Kirk, PLLC Ms. Joanna Shepherd, Professor of Law, Emory Law School Mr. Ronald Weich, Professor of Law, University of Baltimore 2237 Rayburn House Office Building 1:00 p.m. Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Prope... Read more »

Ranking Member Conyers Urges Congress to Support Fair Pay for Artists & Musicians

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House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member John Conyers, Jr. (D-MI) joined U.S. Representatives Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) and Darrell Issa (R-CA) as well as legendary Four Tops founding member, Duke Fakir, T Bone Burnett, Roseanne Cash, and more than three dozen artists and musicians at a press conference in support of H.R. 1733, the Fair Play Fair Pay Act. The legislation would... Read more »