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John Conyers, Jr.'s Public Statements on Issue: Judicial Branch

Full Name: John Conyers, Jr.
Office: U.S. House (MI) - District 13, Democratic
First Elected: 11/03/1964
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 13
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary Aug. 5, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Monica; 2 Children: John III, Carl
Birth Date: 05/16/1929
Birth Place: Detroit, MI
Home City: Detroit, MI
Religion: Baptist
Date Title
July 18, 2014 Conyers & Scott Hail Sentencing Commission's Vote Providing Retroactive Fairness for Low Level Offenders
June 30, 2014 Conyers & Cohen: "Supreme Court Ruling an Affront to Reproductive Rights, While Opening Door to Employer Discrimination"
June 26, 2014 Conyers & Cohen: "Supreme Court Reaffirms Centrality of Patient Safety When Accessing Healthcare Clinics"
May 28, 2014 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security - Profiling at Courthouses
Oct. 28, 2013 Conyers & Nadler Urge Supreme Court to Preserve Critical Legal Tool in the Fight Against Housing and Lending Discrimination
Oct. 1, 2013 Conyers Warns of Dire Prospects for Federal Government and the Nation in Face of Government Shutdown
July 25, 2013 Conyers, Larson, and Brady Sign Amicus Brief Urging SCOTUS to Uphold Contribution Limits
May 23, 2013 Conyers, Watt Statement on Patent Litigation Issues
Dec. 18, 2012 Reps. Scott and Conyers Lead Letter Requesting Clemency on Unfair Crack Sentences
Aug. 10, 2012 Conyers: Focus On the Revival of Michigan's Cities, Not the Statute
June 18, 2012 Nadler, Petri, Conyers and Lofgren Introduce Bipartisan State Secret Protection Act of 2012
April 18, 2012 Conyers Pledges to Support Constitutional Amendment to Limit Secret Corporate Campaign Cash in Elections Permitted Under Citizens United
March 26, 2012 Letter to John A. Boehner, Speaker of the House
Feb. 28, 2012 Private Property Rights Protection Act of 2012
Dec. 19, 2011 Extension of Redaction Authority Concerning Sensitive Security Information
Dec. 6, 2011 Temporary Bankruptcy Judgeships Extension Act of 2011
Dec. 6, 2011 Conyers Amendment Preserves Judgeships In Michigan and Across the Country
Sept. 29, 2011 Letter to James C. Duff, Secretary to the Judicial Conference of the United States
Sept. 26, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner
Sept. 20, 2011 Letter to Chairman James E. Donald, Georgia State Board of Pardons & Paroles
Sept. 12, 2011 Conyers Bill to Protect Judges Passes House
Sept. 12, 2011 Appeal Time Clarification Act of 2011
May 24, 2011 Conyers: A Fair Legal System is Vital to Economic Prosperity
March 30, 2011 Legality for the Use of Force
March 17, 2011 Afghanistan War Powers Resolution
March 14, 2011 Introduction on the Bill: To Protect the Safety of Judges by Extending the Authority of the Judicial Conference to Redact Sensitive Information Contained in their Financial Disclosure Reports, and for Other Purposes
July 15, 2010 Conference Report on H.R. 4173, Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act
May 13, 2010 Hearing of the House Committee on the Judiciary - the United States Department of Justice
Jan. 4, 2010 Hearing of the House Committee on the Judiciary - Legal Issues Relating to Football Head Injuries, Part II
Nov. 28, 2009 Hearing Of The House Committee On The Judiciary- "Legal Issues Relating To Football Head Injuries"
Oct. 20, 2009 The Department Of Justice Inspector General Authority Improvement Act Of 2009
June 19, 2009 Impeaching Judge Samuel B. Kent
June 4, 2009 Hearing Of The Constitution, Civil Rights And Civil Liberties Subcommittee Of The House Judiciary Committee - H.R.984, The State Secret Protection Act Of 2009, To Provide Safe, Fair And Responsible Procedures And Standards For Resolving Claims Of State S
June 3, 2009 Hearing of the House Committee on the Judiciary - The Impeachment of Samuel B. Kent of the Southern District of Texas
April 1, 2009 Hearing of the House Judiciary Committee - Proposals to Fight Fraud and Protect Taxpayers
Nov. 24, 2008 Letter to The Honorable Michael B. Mukasey, Attorney General of the United States
April 28, 2008 Conyers, Nadler Disappointed with Supreme Court Decision on Voter ID law
April 23, 2008 Conyers Shocked by Mueller Testimony on Torture
Feb. 29, 2008 Conyers Outraged at Justice Department Contempt Decision
Feb. 28, 2008 Conyers Urges U.S. Attorney to Present Contempt Citations to a Grand Jury
Feb. 7, 2008 Hearing of the House Judiciary Committee - Justice Department Oversight
Jan. 15, 2008 Conyers Criticizes Stoneridge Decision
Dec. 10, 2007 Conyers, Scott Applaud Supreme Court Sentencing Rulings
Oct. 23, 2007 Joint Hearing Of The House Committee On the Judiciary's Subcommittees- Federal Justice System's Selective Prosecution
Oct. 19, 2007 Court Security Improvement Act of 2007
July 10, 2007 Interstate Recognition Of Notarizations Act Of 2007
June 20, 2007 Chairman Conyers Launches "Write Congress to Right Justice" Web Page for Current and Former DoJ Employees to Share Information with the House Judiciar
April 3, 2007 Letter: To John M. Dowd, Attorney for Monica Goodling, the US Attorney General's Special Counsel and White House Liaison
March 28, 2007 Committee Chairmen Conyers, Leahy Push for White House Cooperation
Dec. 6, 2006 Recognizing Notarizations In Federal And State Courts
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