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Jul 15, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C.  – The bipartisan working group on policing strategies – announced by House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) and Ranking Member John Conyers, Jr. (D-Mich.) – met to discuss the issues of the use of excessive force by police, aggression towards law enforcement, and public safety concerns related to these issues.

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Jul 14, 2016 Press Release

Without question, the victims of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks deserve our sympathy and our help.  And, our Committee has worked to enact into law measures that attempt to provide some relief to these victims.

Jul 13, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C.  – House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) and Ranking Member John Conyers, Jr. (D-Mich.) today announced the establishment of a working group to examine police accountability, aggression towards law enforcement, and public safety concerns related to these issues.

Jul 13, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – As part of the House Judiciary Committee’s bipartisan criminal justice reform initiative, the Committee today approved by voice vote a bill to reauthorize a federal grant program targeted at reducing crime among youth.  

Jul 13, 2016 Press Release

Mr. Chairman, I support H.R. 68, which would reauthorize and update the Juvenile Accountability Block Grant program.  This program is an important part of the comprehensive effort to help states improve and operate their juvenile justice systems. 

Jul 12, 2016 Press Release

Thank you, Madam Attorney General, for being with us today. 

The news of the past few days has been full of questions about violence, civil rights, and the safety of our police officers—and I want you to know that we take seriously the burden of each of these questions on your office.

Jul 12, 2016 Press Release

TUESDAY, JULY 12

10:00 a.m.       Full Committee

Hearing on: Oversight of the Department of Justice

Witness:

  • The Honorable Loretta Lynch, Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice

2237 Rayburn House Office Building

3:00 p.m.        Executive Overreach Task Force

Jul 11, 2016 Press Release

I rise in strong opposition to H.R. 4768, the “Separation of Powers Restoration Act of 2016.”

By eliminating judicial deference to agency determinations, the bill would make the already ossified rulemaking process even more time-consuming and costly, threatening the ability of federal regulatory agencies to protect public health and safety. 

Jul 11, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member John Conyers, Jr. (D-MI) issued the following statement in anticipation of tomorrow’s U.S. Department of Justice oversight hearing with U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch:

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