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Ben Cardin's Public Statements on Issue: Legal

Office: U.S. Senate (MD) - Sr, Democratic
Date Title
June 26, 2017 Cardin Reacts to SCOTUS Ruling on Trump's Travel Ban
May 25, 2017 Cardin Statement on 4th Circuit Decision to Continue Suspension of Immigration Orders
May 18, 2017 Letter to President Donald Trump, Eric Trump, and Allen Weisselberg - Answers from Trump Organization About Conflicts of Interest & President's Compliance With Constitution
April 7, 2017 Baltimore Delegation Lauds Final Approval of Consent Decree
March 16, 2017 Letter to Director Shaub - Concern Over Recent News That the Chinese Government Has Awarded Preliminary Approval to President Donald J. Trump For 38 Trademarks, 35 of Which Will be Awarded to Him Personally
Jan. 30, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Donald J. Trump, President of the United States - Calling on President Trump to Revoke Muslim Ban
Dec. 15, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Carolyn N. Lerner - Investigate Trump Transition Officials for Attempting to Discriminate Against Federal Employees
Dec. 13, 2016 Letter to President-Elect Trump - Steps to Take Regarding Ethical Concerns Related to Potential Conflicts of Interest as you Prepare to Become the President of the United States
Sept. 28, 2016 Cardin Statement on JASTA Veto Vote
Sept. 28, 2016 Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act - Veto
Sept. 28, 2016 Letter to the Hon. John Cornyn, U.S. Senator and the Hon. Charles Schumer, U.S. Senator - On Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act
Sept. 15, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Mitch McConnell, Majority Leader, US Senate - Reject Efforts to Block Corporate Political Spending Disclosure
Aug. 4, 2016 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Broad Coalition of Senate Democrats Call on Top Consumer Agency to Move Swiftly to Limit Unfair Arbitration Agreements in Everyday Financial Contracts
July 12, 2016 Cardin Statement on Philippines v. China Law of Sea Ruling
June 29, 2016 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security and Gil Kerlikowske, Commissioner of Customs and Border Protection - Bipartisan Group of Senators Urge DHS & CBP to Promote Transparency, Accountability in Implementing the ENFORCE Act
June 23, 2016 Cardin Statement on Acquittal of Baltimore City Police Officer Caesar Goodson Jr.
May 23, 2016 Cardin Statement on the Acquittal in the Criminal Case against Baltimore Police Officer Nero
Dec. 16, 2015 Cardin Statement on Mistrial in Freddie Gray Case
Nov. 10, 2015 Cardin Statement on Senate Passage of Defense Authorization and Veterans Appropriations Bills
Oct. 29, 2015 Cardin Calls on Senate to Ratify United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, Reacts to Ruling by International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea
Oct. 26, 2015 Letter to Carolyn W. Colvin, Acting Commissioner of the Social Security Administration and Loretta Lynch, Attoney General - Lawmakers Call on Social Security Administration to Treat Same-Sex Marriages Equally
Oct. 9, 2015 Cardin Introduces Legislation to Encourage Police Departments to Improve Training and Standards
May 8, 2015 Cardin Welcomes Department of Justice "Pattern or Practice" Investigation of the Baltimore Police Department
March 19, 2015 Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act of2015
March 6, 2015 Brief of 167 Members of the U.S. House of Representatives and 44 U.S. Senators as Amici Curiae in Support of Petitioners
Jan. 8, 2015 Cardin Meets with Attorney General Nominee Loretta Lynch
June 24, 2014 Cardin Statement on SCOTUS Ruling on Carbon Standards
April 29, 2014 Cardin Statement On SCOTUS Decision Upholding Cross-State Air Pollution Rule
Aug. 1, 2013 Cummings and Cardin Introduce Legislation to Better Protect State and Local Witnesses from Violence and Intimidation
July 15, 2013 Cardin Statement on Zimmerman Acquittal
July 10, 2013 Keep Student Loans Affordable Act of 2013--Motion to Proceed--Continued
July 2, 2013 Cardin Statement On Cardin-Lugar Transparency Ruling
June 27, 2013 Celebrating LGBT Pride Month
June 26, 2013 Cardin Praises Supreme Court Ruling On Marriage Equality
June 25, 2013 Cardin Responds To Supreme Court Decision Harming Voting Rights
May 18, 2011 Executive Session
Dec. 20, 2010 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Legislation
June 15, 2010 Hearing of the Subcommittee on Chairman, Terrorism, and Homeland Security of the Senate Judiciary Committee - Nomination Hearing of James Cole for Deputy Attorney General
Feb. 25, 2010 Senators Move Forward Legislation To Better Protect State And Local Witnesses From Violence
Dec. 17, 2009 Law Student Particpation Act
Sept. 1, 2009 Letter to Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State - Ensuring Fair, Timely Guatemalan Adoptions
July 28, 2009 Cardin Says Civilian Courts Have the Capacity to Try And Convict Terrorists and Restore the Rule Law
June 8, 2009 My Meeting With Judge Sonia Sotomayor
March 31, 2008 Letter to Robert Byrd and Thad Cochran, Chairman and Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, Re: Restore Byrne/JAG Grants for State and Local Law Enforcement in Supplemental Appropriations Bill
Nov. 29, 2007 Cardin Urges White House to Comply with Judiciary Committee Subpoenas
Oct. 2, 2007 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - Preserving the Rule of Law in the Fight Against Terrorism
Aug. 2, 2007 Cardin Denounces Rove For Failure to Honor Senate Judiciary Committee Subpoena, and Jennings for Claiming Privilege
April 19, 2007 Cardin: Ag Gonzales Testimony Leaves More Questions Than Answers About Firings Of U.S. Attorneys
June 7, 2005 Cardin Sponsors Resolution Calling For Bipartisan House Investigation Of Abuses Of Detainees At All U.S. Detention Centers
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