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Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 8169, the Elder Abuse Protection Act of 2020

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks, as prepared, during the markup of H.R. 8169, the Elder Abuse Protection Act of 2020: "H.R. 8169, the 'Elder Abuse Protection Act of 2020,' would establish the Elder Justice Initiative as a permanent Department of Justice coordinating element; require the Elder Justice Initiat... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 7636, the Custodial Interrogation Recording Act

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), delivered the following opening remarks, as prepared, during the markup of H.R. 7636, the Custodial Interrogation Recording Act: "H.R. 7636, the 'Custodial Interrogation Recording Act,' would provide grants to state and local law enforcement agencies to implement audio and video recording of custodial interrogation... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 6813, the Promoting Alzheimer's Awareness to Prevent Elder Abuse Act

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks, as prepared, during the markup of H.R. 6813, the Promoting Alzheimer's Awareness to Prevent Elder Abuse Act: "H.R. 6813, the 'Promoting Alzheimer’s Awareness to Prevent Elder Abuse Act,' would require the Justice Department to ensure that its training materials under the Elde... Read more »

Nadler & Bass Statement on Protests Following Shooting of Jacob Blake

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chair Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Congressional Black Caucus Chair Karen Bass (D-CA) issued the following statement on the protests in response to the shooting of Jacob Blake by Kenosha, Wisconsin, police officers: "The professional athletes who refused to play yesterday represent the best of America. These men and women trained and quarantined to ... Read more »

Congressman Nadler Statement on Shooting of Jacob Blake

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Washington, D.C. —Today, Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) issued the following statement in the aftermath of the shooting of Jacob Blake by Kenosha, Wisconsin police officers: "Yesterday afternoon, in Kenosha, Wisconsin, Jacob Blake was shot seven times in the back from point blank range by the police. His children watched from feet away. I am heartbroken by this tragedy that has been visited upon the B... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for Department of Justice Oversight Hearing With Attorney General Barr

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement, as prepared, during a Department of Justice oversight hearing with Attorney General William Barr: "Thank you for being here, Mr. Barr. According to the Congressional Research Service, this is the first time you have appeared before the House Judiciary Committee—both during y... Read more »

DOJ & DHS IGs Launch Investigation into Trump Administration Use of Force Against Protestors After Nadler, Thompson & Maloney Demand Investigation

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Washington, D.C. – Today, the Inspectors General (IG) of the Department of Justice (DOJ) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced they will both launch investigations into the Trump Administration's use of violent tactics against peaceful protestors in Washington D.C., Portland, Oregon, and elsewhere around the country. The DOJ and DHS IGs announced the investigations after House Judici... Read more »

Nadler, House Democratic Leaders Call for Senate Action on the George Floyd Justice In Policing Act Four Weeks After Passage

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Washington, D.C. – Today, four weeks after the House passed the bipartisan George Floyd Justice In Policing Act, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (NY-10), House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (CA-12), Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05) and Congressional Black Caucus Chair Karen Bass (CA-37) called on the Republican-led Senate to take action on the legislation. The law is named for Georg... Read more »

Nadler, Thompson & Maloney Call for IG Investigation Into Trump Administration Use of Force Against Protestors

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Homeland Security Committee Chairman Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS), and Oversight and Reform Committee Chairwoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) condemned the Trump Administration's use of violent tactics against peaceful protestors in Washington D.C., Portland, Oregon, and elsewhere around the country, and demanded that th... Read more »

Ensuring the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act Becomes Law

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Dear Friends, George Floyd's murder at the end of May was but another in a long list of black lives lost to police brutality. The protests that followed—weeks of sustained, nationwide anger, with millions of voices joining into one to demand deep-seated, systemic changes to American policing—made it very clear that meaningful action needed to be taken. The House's legislative response to the scour... Read more »

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