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Nov 18, 2011 Press Release

(WASHINGTON) –  Today, the House of Representatives rejected H.J. Res.

Nov 18, 2011 Press Release

(WASHINGTON) –  Today the House Judiciary Committee, without holding a single legislative hearing, began consideration of H.R. 3256, the “Deport Convicted Foreign Criminals Act of 2011.” Under the bill, for every 90 day period a country does not repatriate an individual scheduled for deportation by the U.S.

Nov 17, 2011 Press Release

(WASHINGTON) – Today at a markup held by the House Judiciary Committee, Ranking Member John Conyers, Jr. (D-Mich.) opposed the passage of  H.R.

Nov 17, 2011 Press Release

(WASHINGTON) –  Today, Ranking Member John Conyers, Jr. (D-Mich.) opposed the passage of H.R.

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Nov 16, 2011 Press Release

(WASHINGTON) – Today, the House Judiciary Committee held a hearing on H.R. 3261, the “Stop Online Piracy Act.”  The bill protects American jobs by modernizing criminal and civil statutes to meet new intellectual property enforcement challenges presented by the proliferation of websites dedicated to intellectual property theft and fraud.  Ranking Member John Conyers, Jr.

Nov 14, 2011 Press Release


(WASHINGTON) –  Today, House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member John Conyers, Jr. (D-Mich.) released the following statement regarding the Credit Card Fair Fee Act of 2008, which the House Judiciary Committee reported to the House at the end of the 110th Congress:

Nov 7, 2011 Press Release

(WASHINGTON) – Today, the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security held a hearing on “21st Century Law Enforcement: How Smart Policing Targets Criminal Behavior.”  The hearing focused on racial profiling and its supposed effectiveness as a legitimate law enforcement tactic.  The subcommittee heard testimony from the following witnesses:

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