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Jun 11, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (June 11, 2018)— In response to the Supreme Court’s decision in Husted v. A. Philip Randolph Institute, Reps. Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD), Ranking Member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, Robert A. Brady (D-PA), Ranking Member of the Committee on House Administration, Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Ranking Member of the House Committee on the Judiciary, and John Sarbanes (D-MD), Chair of the Democracy Reform Task Force, released the following statement:

 

Jun 8, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) spoke out against the census citizenship question meant to suppress immigrant participation at a House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice hearing on the Census. The witnesses include anti-immigrant extremists and the Director of Research at the Conservative Center for Immigration Studies, an organization classified as a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center.

 

Jun 7, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC] – U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, and U.S. Representative Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Committee, released the following statement following oral argument this morning in the case ofBlumenthal, Nadler, et al. v. Trump in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia—in which nearly 200 Members of Congress are asking the court to hold President Donald Trump accountable to the Constitution’s Foreign Emoluments Clause:

 

May 21, 2018 Press Release

 Washington, D.C. - Today, in a 5-4 decision written by Judge Gorsuch, the Supreme Court held in Epic Systems v. Lewis that employers may use forced arbitration to circumvent workers’ rights to band together to hold employers accountable for wage theft and other misconduct.

 

House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement in response to the decision:

May 16, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Committee, released the following statement after the Senate Judiciary Committee released more than 2,500 pages of documents related to its investigation into the 2016 Trump Tower meeting between top Trump aides and a delegation of Russians who promised to help the Trump presidential campaign:

May 16, 2018 Forums

WASHINGTON – On Thursday, May 17, the anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education, Democratic leadership will hold a forum to examine current enforcement of the Civil Rights Act in U.S. schools and to announce the introduction of a new resolution to affirm support for disparate impact analysis as an enforcement tool of Title VI under the Civil Rights Act of 1964.