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Mar 30, 2011 Press Release

(Washington) — Today, the Humane Society of the United States will award House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member John Conyers, Jr.

Mar 25, 2011 Press Release

(Detroit)—Today, Congressman John Conyers, Jr. (D-Mich.) issued the following statement regarding allegations charging the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agency (CBP) with improper and inappropriate interrogations singling out American-Islamic citizens.

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Mar 22, 2011 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. John Conyers, Jr. (D-Mich.), Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Committee, today issued a following statement today calling for an immediate emergency session to debate the authorization of military force in Libya.

Mar 14, 2011 Press Release

(Washington)— House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member John Conyers, Jr. (D-Mich.) issued the following statement regarding the National Football League’s lockout and the special broadcast television antitrust exemption enjoyed by professional football:

Mar 3, 2011 Press Release

(Washington) Today, House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member John Conyers, Jr.(D-Mich.) spoke forcefully against H.R. 3, the misleadingly named, “No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act,” during a Judiciary Committee markup.  If enacted, H.R.

Mar 2, 2011 Press Release

(Washington) Today, at a hearing on “Making Immigration Work for American Minorities,” House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member John Conyers, Jr. (D-Mich.) rejected the argument that widespread job displacement among African Americans is a result from immigration.

At the hearing, Mr. Conyers delivered the following remarks:

Mar 2, 2011 Press Release

(Washington) Today, House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member John Conyers, Jr. (D-Mich.) released the following statement after the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack announced plans to settle the discrimination claims of women and Hispanic farmers and ranchers against the USDA.

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Feb 24, 2011 Press Release

(Washington) Today, Congressman John Conyers, Jr. (D-Mich.), Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Committee, issued a report, “America on the Brink,” detailing the impact of the GOP budget proposals as well as the impact of a possible government shutdown on justice and judiciary related areas.

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Feb 23, 2011 Press Release

(Washington)— On Thursday, February 24th, House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member John Conyers, Jr. (D-Mich.) will host a forum on the impact that the GOP’s budget proposal – and the looming government shutdown – will have on job creation, public safety, and America’s justice system.  Some of the federal programs that will be critically affected by H.R.

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Feb 17, 2011 Press Release

(Washington)— Today, at the House Judiciary Crime Subcommittee Committee Hearing on “Going Dark: Lawful Electronic Surveillance in the Face of New Technologies,”  Ranking Member John Conyers, Jr. (D-Mich.) emphasized the dangers of legislating new requirements desired by law enforcement on all communications companies.  Mr.

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