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Nadler Response to NYPD Deputy Commissioner of Trials Recommendation that Officer Responsible for Death of Eric Garner Be Fired

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New York, N.Y. — Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (NY-10) issued the following statement in response to the New York Police Department (NYPD) Deputy Commissioner of Trials' recommendation that officer Daniel Pantaleo, who used an illegal chokehold leading to the death of Eric Garner, be fired: "The recommendation by the Deputy Commissioner of Trials to fire Officer Daniel Pantaleo for the reckles... Read more »

Nadler, Bass, Jackson Lee & Scanlon Demand Information from AG Barr on Policies that Prevent Human Trafficking Survivors from Accessing Funds to Clear Criminal Records

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Washington, D.C. – House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Crime Subcommittee Chairwoman Karen Bass (D-CA), Representative Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) and House Judiciary Vice Chair Mary Gay Scanlon (D-PA), sent a letter to the Department of Justice demanding information regarding the Department’s policies that prohibit the use of grant funding for survivors of human trafficking to... Read more »

Nadler & Bass Statement on DOJ Reinstating the Federal Death Penalty

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Washington, D.C. – House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security Chairwoman Karen Bass (D-CA) released the following statement on the Department of Justice reinstating the federal death penalty: “We are extremely concerned about Attorney General Barr’s announcement today that the Department of Justice will resume capital punishment and is sche... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Subcommittee Hearing on “Women and Girls in the Criminal Justice System”

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered opening remarks during a Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security hearing on “Women and Girls in the Criminal Justice System.” Below are Chairman Nadler’s remarks, as prepared: “I thank the Crime Subcommittee Chair, our colleague from California, Karen Bass, for holding this important hearing... Read more »

Cummings, Nadler, Bass, and Booker Reintroduce the REDEEM Act

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Washington, D.C. (April 30, 2019) – Today, Representatives Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD), Chairman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform; Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Chairman of the House Committee on the Judiciary; and Karen Bass (D-CA), Chairwoman of the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security; reintroduced the Record Expungement Designed to Enhance Employment (REDEEM) Act on the last d... Read more »

Demanding Justice at the Brooklyn Metropolitan Detention Center

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Demanding Justice at the Brooklyn Metropolitan Detention Center Rep. Nadler, along with Reps. Velazquez and Maloney, calling on the Bureau of Prisons to protect inmates at the Brooklyn MDC. Last week, I was mortified to read the New York Times story about the inhumane conditions inmates faced at the Metropolitan Detention Center (MDC) in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. Inmates at the facility reported no ... Read more »

E-Newsletter: Ending the Government Shutdown

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Ending the Government Shutdown In my view, this is the President’s shutdown of the federal government. He is blackmailing the American people and holding the country hostage in order to build what I believe is an unnecessary and un-American border wall. I stood on the House floor last week to support numerous funding bills that would re-open critical government agencies. Too many Americans are wo... Read more »

Bipartisan Group of Lawmakers Laud Passage of First Step Act

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The U.S. House of Representatives today overwhelmingly passed the First Step Act by a vote of 358-36. The U.S. Senate approved the bill 87-12 this past Tuesday. The bipartisan justice reform bill represents one of the most significant improvements of the federal criminal justice system in a generation. The legislation now heads to President’s desk to be signed into law. “I’m proud to support to t... Read more »

Ranking Member Nadler Floor Statement in Support of S. 756, the “First Step Act”

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Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Committee, delivered the following remarks on the House floor in support of S. 756, the FIRST STEP Act: “I rise today in support of S. 756, the ‘FIRST STEP Act,’ as passed by the Senate. “This legislation has traveled a long journey to get to this point. Along the way, various aspects of the bill changed. Although I d... Read more »

Ranking Member Nadler Floor Statement in Opposition to H.R. 6691, the so-called “Community Safety and Security Act”

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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.R. 6691, the so-called “Community Safety and Security Act”: “I must oppose H.R. 6691, the so-called ‘Community Safety and Security Act.’ This highly flawed bill is an example of why regular order and a meaningful deliberative process is e... Read more »

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