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Dec 14, 2018 Press Release

 Washington, D.C. — Rep. Jerrold Nadler, the Ranking Member of the Committee on the Judiciary, and Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, the Ranking Member of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, released a joint statement calling for the Department of Justice Inspector General to investigate Department of Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta’s handling of a child sex abuse case during his time as U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida:

Nov 27, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Committee, sent a letter to Department of Justice (DOJ) acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker, Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Director Christopher Wray, notifying them of his expectation that they will address unanswered requests that Democratic Members of Congress

Oct 29, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security and Investigations Ranking Member Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX), and Constitution and Civil Justice Subcommittee Ranking Member Steve Cohen (D-TN) sent a letter to Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) calling for emergency hearings on hate crimes and domestic terrorism in the wake of recent killings by individual

Sep 27, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Committee, delivered the following opening remarks during a Judiciary Committee hearing on sports betting in America:

“I commend the Subcommittee’s Chairman, Jim Sensenbrenner, and Ranking Member, Sheila Jackson Lee, for holding this hearing today on a topic that is important for Congress to examine because of recent developments in the law. 

Sep 26, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ), Ways & Means Ranking Member Richard Neal (D-MA), and Judiciary Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) issued the following statement in support of H.R. 6, the bipartisan opioid legislation released last night: 

Sep 26, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, ahead of planned testimony in the Senate on Thursday, House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler joined Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi and House Democrats at a press event in support of Dr. Christine Blasey Ford and her courageous decision to come forward to tell her story.

Sep 13, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Committee, delivered the following opening remarks during a Judiciary Committee markup of H.R. 5634, the Medical Cannabis Research Act:

“Mr. Chairman, although H.R. 5634, the ‘Medical Cannabis Research Act,’ is intended to be a modest, but helpful measure to address certain restrictions on the manufacture of marijuana for research purposes, I must oppose it because it would unfortunately and unjustly expand the collateral consequences of criminal convictions. 

Sep 7, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Committee, delivered the following remarks on the House floor in opposition to H.R. 6691, the so-called “Community Safety and Security Act”: 

“I must oppose H.R. 6691, the so-called ‘Community Safety and Security Act.’  This highly flawed bill is an example of why regular order and a meaningful deliberative process is essential to the crafting of legislation.

Jul 26, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Today, Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, Ranking Member on the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security and Investigations along with Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer and House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler, held a press conference to introduce the 2018 reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA).