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Constitution and Civil Justice

The Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice has jurisdiction over all matters concerning the United States Constitution, including amendments and constitutional rights.

Ranking Member

Steve Cohen
Steve Cohen
Tennessee

Democratic Members

Jamie Raskin
Jamie Raskin
Maryland
Jerrold Nadler
Jerrold Nadler
New York

Recent Activity

Aug 21, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Bobby Scott (D-VA), ranking member of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, Congressman John Conyers  (D-MI), ranking member of the House Committee on Judiciary, Congressman Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY), Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), ranking member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, and Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), ranking member of the Sen

Aug 11, 2017 Press Release

U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and U.S. Representative John Conyers, Jr. (D-MI) filed an amicus brief today in support of Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington’s (CREW) effort to hold President Trump accountable for his ongoing violations of the Foreign Emoluments Clause.

Aug 2, 2017 Press Release

Representatives Bobby Scott (VA-03) and John Conyers, Jr. (MI-13), the ranking members of the House Committees on Education and the Workforce and the Judiciary, respectively, issued the following statement after reports surfaced that the Department of Justice plans to attack and undermine affirmative action programs in colleges and universities. 

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Subcommittee's Activity in Previous Congress