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Chairman Nadler Announces Next Step in Effort to Ratify the Equal Rights Amendment

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) announced that the House Judiciary Committee would be marking up H.J.Res. 79 to eliminate the ratification deadline for the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). The markup, scheduled for Wednesday, November 13th, represents the next step to clear the path for ratifying the ERA and enshrining equality for both sexes into the U.S. Co... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Floor Statement in Support of H.R. 1423, the Forced Arbitration Injustice Repeal Act

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Washington, D.C. — Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following floor statement in support of H.R. 1423, the Forced Arbitration Injustice Repeal Act (FAIR Act): “I rise in strong support of H.R. 1423, the ‘Forced Arbitration Injustice Repeal Act,’ or the ‘FAIR Act.’ “This critical legislation would restore access to justice for millions of Americans who a... Read more »

New York Must Seize Campaign Reform Opportunity

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New York Must Seize Campaign Reform Opportunity Rep. Nadler speaking in support of H.R. 1, the For The People Act, which ends the dominance of big money in our politics. This week, I wrote an op-ed in the New York Daily News calling on New York State to take strong steps to address the role of big money in our politics by enacting a publicly-financed, small-donor matching campaign finance system.... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for Hearing on "Oversight of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act"

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement for the hearing "Oversight of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act:" "The Judiciary Committee is holding today’s hearing to carry out one of its most important tasks: to ensure that the tools used by our government to keep us safe are consistent with our values and with the freed... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 1423, the Forced Arbitration Injustice Repeal Act

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks during a markup of H.R. 1423, the Forced Arbitration Injustice Repeal Act (FAIR Act): “H.R. 1423, the ‘Forced Arbitration Injustice Repeal Act,’ or the ‘FAIR Act,’ would restore access to justice for millions of Americans who are currently locked out of the court system and ar... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement on NYPD Commissioner Decision to Fire Officer Responsible for Eric Garner's Death

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New York, N.Y. – House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement on the New York City Police Department Commissioner's decision to fire the officer responsible for Eric Garner's death: "The justice system and Department of Justice have failed Eric Garner and his family. It is long past time for the officer who caused Eric Garner's death to be held accounta... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Condemns Trump Administration Plan to Gut a Key Federal Nondiscrimination Protection

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement on the Trump Administration’s plan to add a religious exemption to Executive Order 11246, gutting critical federal nondiscrimination protections: “Today, the Trump Administration once again demonstrated its hostility towards LGBTQ Americans, minorities, and women by announcing its in... Read more »

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 »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Subcommittee Hearing on Continuing Challenges to the Voting Rights Act Since Shelby County v. Holder

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement at a Subcommittee on Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties hearing with Stacey Abrams, Founder and Chair of Fair Fight Action and former Democratic candidate for Governor of Georgia, on "Continuing Challenges to the Voting Rights Act SinceShelby County v. Holder”: "The Votin... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Subcommittee Hearing on H.R. 40, the Commission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African-Americans Act

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement at a Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties hearing on H.R. 40, the Commission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African-Americans Act: “Thank you, Chairman Cohen, for calling this important hearing. This year, we marked the 400th anniversary ... Read more »

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