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Constitution and Civil Justice

The Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice has jurisdiction over all matters concerning the United States Constitution, including amendments and constitutional rights.

Membership 115th Congress

Ranking Member

Steve Cohen
Tennessee

Democratic Members

Jamie Raskin
Maryland

Jerrold Nadler
New York

Recent Activity

Jun 28, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Committee, delivered the following remarks on the House floor in opposition to H. Res. 970, a resolution offered by Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC):

 

Jun 28, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Committee, delivered the following opening remarks during a Judiciary Committee hearing with the Department of Justice (DOJ) Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Director Christopher Wray on “oversight of FBI and DOJ actions surrounding the 2016

Jun 27, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement on Associate Justice Anthony M. Kennedy’s retirement from the United States Supreme Court:

Jun 27, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Ahead of a House Rules Committee vote on a resolution sponsored by Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC) and Rep.

Jun 27, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Committee, released the following statement on the Supreme Court's decision in Janus v. AFSCME

Jun 14, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (June 14, 2018)—Today, Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, and Rep. Jerrold Nadler, the Ranking Member of the House Committee on the Judiciary, issued the following statement in response to the release of the Department of Justice Inspector General’s report on FBI activities prior to the 2016 election:

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