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Nadler & Scott Reintroduce the Restoring Justice for Workers Act

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Education and Labor Committee Chairman Robert C. "Bobby" Scott (D-VA) introduced the Restoring Justice for Workers Act, legislation to end forced arbitration clauses and protect workers’ ability to pursue work-related claims in court. The bill would overrule the 2018 Supreme Court decision in Epic Systems v. Lew...

Nadler, Maloney, Warren, Durbin, Blumenthal Announce Legislation to Eliminate Non-Debtor Releases, Prevent Corporations and Private Entities From Escaping Accountability In Bankruptcy Proceedings

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Washington, D.C. - Today, United States Representatives Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.) and Carolyn B. Maloney (D-N.Y.) and United States Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) announced legislation to prohibit the use of non-consensual, non-debtor releases that have helped entities and individuals, like members of the Sackler family, escape accountabil...

Chairman Nadler Statement for Subcommittee Hearing on "A Fine Scheme: How Court-Imposed Fees and Fines Unjustly Burden Vulnerable Communities"

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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 Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security hearing on "A Fine Scheme: How Court-Imposed Fees and Fines Unjustly Burden Vulnerable Communities:" "I thank the Chairwoman for convening this hearing on a topic that has not received the attenti...

Chairman Nadler Statement for Subcommittee Hearing on "The Need to Enhance the Voting Rights Act: Practice-Based Coverage"

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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 Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties hearing on "The Need to Enhance the Voting Rights Act: Practice-Based Coverage:" "Mr. Chairman, over the last few years the Subcommittee has focused much of its consideration of voting...

Chairman Nadler Floor Statement in Support of H.R. 3985, the Averting Loss of Life and Injury by Expediting SIVs (ALLIES) Act of 2021

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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.R. 3985, the Averting Loss of Life and Injury by Expediting SIVs (ALLIES) Act of 2021: "H.R. 3985, the Averting Loss of Life and Injury by Expediting SIVs Act of 2021—or the ALLIES Act—makes essential changes to the Afghan special imm...

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 1693, the Eliminating a Quantifiably Unjust Application of the Law (EQUAL) Act

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement, as prepared, during the markup of H.R. 1693, the Eliminating a Quantifiably Unjust Application of the Law (EQUAL) Act: "H.R. 1693, the 'Eliminating a Quantifiably Unjust Application of the Law Act' or the 'EQUAL Act,' would eliminate the unjust sentencing disparity between ...

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 4035, the Real Justice for Our Veterans Act of 2021

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement, as prepared, during the markup of H.R. 4035, the Real Justice for Our Veterans Act of 2021: "H.R. 4035, the 'Real Justice for Our Veterans Act of 2021,' is an important bill to buttress the veterans court system by ensuring that the most effective rehabilitative treatments ...

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 3372, the One Stop Shop Community Reentry Program Act of 2021

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement, as prepared, during the markup of H.R. 3372, the One Stop Shop Community Reentry Program Act of 2021: "I am proud to support H.R. 3372, 'The One Stop Shop Community Reentry Program Act of 2021.' "This bipartisan, bicameral legislation, which passed the Committee and the Hou...

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 4435, the Fight Notario Fraud Act of 2021

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement, as prepared, during the markup of H.R. 4435, the Fight Notario Fraud Act of 2021: "The 'Fight Notario Fraud Act of 2021' would criminalize the practice by unlicensed, and often untrained, people who offer legal services in immigration matters to unsuspecting victims. "Last ...

House Judiciary Committee Announces Series of Hearings on Bankruptcy Reforms

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Washington, D.C. - Today, the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law announced it will hold a series of hearings to consider potential reforms to bankruptcy law. The first hearing, entitled "Oversight of the Bankruptcy Code, Part 1: Confronting Abuses of the Chapter 11 System," will take place on Wednesday, July 28th at 10 AM EDT. "The bankruptcy process is s...

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