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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

Jan 19, 2018 Press Release

Today, House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler (D-NY.) delivered the following remarks on the House Floor during the debate of “H.R 4712, the “Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act.”

Jan 18, 2018 Press Release

Today, House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement denouncing the Trump Administration’s decision to reorganize the Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Office of Civil Rights (OCR) to focus on defending health care workers who refuse—because of their personal moral and religious beliefs—to care for patients based on their sexual ori

Jan 18, 2018 Press Release

Today, the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) and the House Judiciary Committee – led by CBC Chairman Cedric L.

Jan 17, 2018 Press Release

Today, House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler (D-NY.) delivered the following remarks during the House Judiciary Committee’s markup of “H.R. 4170, the “ Disclosing Foreign Influence Act.

Jan 12, 2018 Press Release

Today, Congressional Black Caucus Chairman Cedric Richmond (D-LA) and House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) announced that they plan to introduce a censure resolution following the MLK holiday next week, in response to President Donald Trump’s comments on American immigration policy regarding Haiti and African countries during a January 11, 2018 meeting with Members of

Jan 11, 2018 Press Release

Today, House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler (D-NY.) delivered the following remarks on the House Floor during the debate of “S.139, the “FISA Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 2017.”

 

Jan 10, 2018 Article

This Bill Continues Warrantless Access to Email and Phone Calls

Jan 10, 2018 Press Release

House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler (NY-10) welcomed Congresswoman Val Demings (FL-10) to the U.S. House Judiciary Committee and announced the new subcommittee structure for the second session of the 115th Congress. 

Jan 9, 2018 Press Release

On Thursday, the House of Representatives will consider S. 139, a bill to reauthorize Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act.  This bill fails to accomplish any meaningful reform or provide any significant measure of privacy protections. S.

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