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Chairman Nadler Condemns AG Barr's Statement Comparing COVID-19 Restrictions to Slavery

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) issued the following statement in response to Attorney General William Barr's comment comparing stay-at-home orders issued by governors to mitigate the spread of coronavirus to slavery: "In addition to his outrageously offensive comments, Attorney General Barr’s entire worldview is dangerous and wrong. Instead of pr... Read more »

House Chairs Demand Emergency Inspector General Investigation Into AG Barr's Efforts to Improperly Influence November Presidential Election

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff (D-CA), Oversight and Reform Committee Chairwoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), and House Administration Committee Chairperson Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) called on the Department of Justice (DOJ) Inspector General to open an emergency investigation into whether A... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Floor Statement in Support of H.Res. 908, Condemning all forms of anti-Asian sentiment as related to COVID-19

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following statement, as prepared, on the House floor in support of H.Res. 908, Condemning all forms of anti-Asian sentiment as related to COVID-19: "Madam Speaker, I rise in strong support of H. Res. 908, a resolution condemning all forms of anti-Asian sentiment as related to COVID-19. "Among other thi... Read more »

House Judiciary Committee Advances 8 Bills to House Floor

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) issued the following statement after the Committee voted to advance eight pieces of legislation to the full House of Representatives: “The Judiciary Committee passed several important pieces of legislation today that will reform our criminal justice system by expanding protections for pregnant and post-partum incarc... Read more »

173 Members of Congress Urge DHS Inspector General to Open Investigation Into Whistleblower Allegations Regarding High Rates of Hysterectomies Being Performed on Immigrant Women

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Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representatives Jerrold Nadler (NY-10), Pramila Jayapal (WA-07), Judy Chu (CA-27) and Zoe Lofgen (CA-19) led 173 members of Congress in urging the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Inspector General Joseph Cuffari to open an immediate investigation into new whistleblower allegations of mass hysterectomies being performed on women detained at the privately-run I... Read more »

Nadler, Neguse, Cicilline and Sensenbrenner Introduce Bicameral Legislation to Protect Whistleblowers

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Washington, D.C. – House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), along with Congressman Joe Neguse (D-CO), Congressman David Cicilline (D-RI), Chairman of the Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law and Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner (R-WI), Ranking Member of the Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law introduced the Criminal... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 7718, the Protecting the Health and Wellness of Babies and Pregnant Women in Custody 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. 7718, the Protecting the Health and Wellness of Babies and Pregnant Women in Custody Act: "Women are the fastest growing segment of the incarcerated population in the United States. But, as originally developed, our carceral system was g... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 8161, the One Stop Shop Community Reentry Program 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. 8161, the One Stop Shop Community Reentry Program Act of 2020: "H.R. 8161, the 'One Stop Shop Community Reentry Program Act,' would authorize grants to community organizations to create centralized reentry intake and coordination centers... Read more »

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 »

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