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Sheila Jackson Lee's Public Statements on Issue: Judicial Branch

Full Name: Sheila Jackson Lee
Office: U.S. House (TX) - District 18, Democratic
First Elected: 11/08/1994
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 18
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary March 4, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Husband: Elwyn; 2 Children: Erica, Jason
Birth Date: 01/12/1950
Birth Place: Jamaica, NY
Home City: Houston, TX
Religion: Seventh Day Adventist
Date Title
July 21, 2014 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Applauds Vote by U.S. Sentencing Commission to Allow Retroactive Reduction in Drug Trafficking Sentences
July 17, 2014 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 4719, Fighting Hunger Incentive Act of 2014
July 15, 2014 Children Around the World
June 26, 2014 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Introduces HR. 4990 - The Justice for Children Now Act of 2014 to Provide 70 Additional Immigration Judges to Executive Office of Immigration Review
June 23, 2014 Customer Protection and End User Relief Act
May 28, 2014 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security - Profiling at Courthouses
April 23, 2014 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Decries Supreme Court Ruling in Michigan Affirmative Action Case
April 22, 2014 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Stands With Attorney General Eric Holder on the New Clemency Process
Nov. 12, 2013 Extension of Authority of Supreme Court Police to Protect Court Officials Off Supreme Court Grounds
Nov. 12, 2013 Realignment of Southern Judicial District of Mississippi
Nov. 12, 2013 Supporting the Right to Counsel
Feb. 26, 2013 Jackson Lee Supports Protecting Voting Rights for All Americans
Dec. 13, 2012 D.C. Courts and Public Defender Service Act of 2011
May 9, 2012 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2013
April 18, 2012 Saluting the Access to Justice Committees of the American Bar Association
April 16, 2012 Congressional Black Caucus: The Trayvon Martin Case and Justice and Mourning the Passing of John Payton
March 1, 2012 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Condemns Montana Judge's Racist Rhetoric About President Obama
Sept. 13, 2011 Appeal Time Clarification Act of 2011
Feb. 28, 2011 Removal Clarification Act of 2011
Feb. 15, 2011 Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011
Jan. 18, 2011 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Says Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Is Constitutionally Sound
Nov. 16, 2010 Statement in Support of Senate Amendment 4587 to H.R. 5283 "Help Haiti Act of 2010"
March 26, 2010 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee And Texas Democrats Join Together To Rebut Texas Republican Attorney General Greg Abbott's Legal Claim Challenging The Historic Health Care Reform Legislation
June 19, 2009 Impeaching Judge Samuel B. Kent
June 3, 2009 Hearing of the House Committee on the Judiciary - The Impeachment of Samuel B. Kent of the Southern District of Texas
March 12, 2009 Hearing of the Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation and Trade of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs - U.S. Foreign Economic Policy in the Global Crisis
Feb. 10, 2009 Honoring The NAACP On Its 100th Anniversary
Jan. 13, 2009 Impeachment Inquiry of Judge G. Thomas Porteous
Oct. 3, 2008 Authorize Funding for the National Crime Victim Law Institute for Victims Under Crime Victims Legal Assistance Programs as Part of the Victims of Crime Act of 1984
Sept. 27, 2008 Protecting Court Officials Off Supreme Court Grounds
Sept. 17, 2008 ADA Amendments Act of 2008
Sept. 17, 2008 Authorizing the United States Supreme Court Police to Protect Officials
July 14, 2008 Regulatory Improvement Act of 2007
June 25, 2008 Civil Rights for the Disabled
June 25, 2008 ADA Amendments Act of 2008
June 20, 2008 FISA Amendments Act of 2008
Feb. 13, 2008 Protect America Act of 2007 Extension
Oct. 16, 2007 Free Flow of Information Act of 2007
Sept. 6, 2007 Hearing of the Immigration, Citizenship, Refugees, Boreder Security, and International Law Subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee
June 22, 2007 Statement in Opposition to H.R. 4890 "Legislative Line-Item Veto Act"
May 23, 2007 FOX Hannity And Colmes-Transcript
March 23, 2007 Judicial Disclosure Responsibility Act
Sept. 29, 2006 Private Property Rights Implementation Act Of 2006
Sept. 28, 2006 Providing For Consideration Of H.R. 5825, Electronic Surveillance Modernization Act
Sept. 25, 2006 Private Property Rights Implementation Act Of 2006
Sept. 21, 2006 Community Protection Act Of 2006
July 19, 2006 Pledge Protection Act of 2005
July 17, 2006 Fannie Lou Hamer, Rosa Parks, and Coretta Scott King Voting Rights Act Reauthorization and Amendments Act of 2006
June 22, 2006 Legislative Line Item Veto Act of 2006
June 21, 2006 Needed Legislation
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