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Ranking Member Nadler Sends Letter to DOJ, FBI & DHS Concerning Hate Crimes, White Supremacy & Surveillance of Minority Groups

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Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Committee, sent a letter to Department of Justice (DOJ) acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker, Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Director Christopher Wray, notifying them of his expectation that they will address unanswered requests that Demo...

In the Wake of Unprecedented White Supremacist Violence, Top Judiciary Dems Demand Emergency Hearings on Hate Crimes & Domestic Terrorism

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Today, House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security and Investigations Ranking Member Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX), and Constitution and Civil Justice Subcommittee Ranking Member Steve Cohen (D-TN) sent a letter to Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) calling for emergency hearings on hate crimes and domestic terrorism in the wake of re...

ICYMI: Statement of Ranking Member Nadler for the Hearing on "The State of Intellectual Freedom in America"

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Yesterday, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Committee, delivered the following opening remarks during a Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice hearing on "The State of Intellectual Freedom in America": "The purported subject of today’s hearing is the “State of Intellectual Freedom in America.” Despite this lofty title, however, the hear...

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...

Nadler, Wyden, Coons, Markey, Booker Ask GAO to Study Commercial and Government Use of Facial Recognition

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Today, House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), along with Sens. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., Chris Coons, D-Del., Ed Markey, D-Mass., and Cory Booker, D-N.J., asked the Government Accountability Office to study both commercial and government use of facial recognition to determine the potential market, uses, and possible abuses of the technology. “Given the recent advances in commerci...

Ranking Member Nadler Floor Statement in Support of H.R. 5954, the “Anti-Terrorism Clarification Act of 2018”

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Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Committee, delivered the following statement on the House floor in support of H.R. 5954, the Anti-Terrorism Clarification Act of 2018: "Mr. Speaker, I rise in support of H.R. 5954, the “Anti-Terrorism Clarification Act of 2018.” This bipartisan bill, of which I am proud to be the lead Democratic sponsor, amends the An...

Bipartisan, Bicameral Legislation Introduced to Combat Workplace Harassment and Increase Transparency and Accountability

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Today, Representatives Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Lois Frankel (D-FL), Ted Poe (R-TX), Barbara Comstock (R-VA), and Lisa Blunt Rochester (D-DE) introduced H.R. 6406, Ending the Monopoly of Power Over Workplace harassment through Education and Reporting (EMPOWER) Act, to lift the veil of secrecy surrounding workplace harassment, and bolster transparency and accountability. A companion bill was introdu...

Ranking Member Nadler Statement on Nomination of Judge Kavanaugh for the Supreme Court of the United States

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Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Committee, released the following statement after President Donald Trump nominated Judge Brett Kavanaugh to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy as an Associate Justice on the United States Supreme Court: "Yesterday, President Donald Trump nominated Judge Brett Kavanaugh to replace Justice Kennedy as an Associate Justice o...

ICYMI: Chairman Goodlatte and Ranking Member Nadler Letter to Director of U.S. Courts on Sexual Harassment in Judiciary

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This week, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) and Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) wrote a letter to James Duff, Director of the Administrative Office of the United States Courts, concerning efforts to better protect employees in the Judiciary from inappropriate workplace conduct. The letter requests a bipartisan briefing to review the reforms already instituted and those...

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