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Bernie Sanders' Public Statements on Issue: Legal

Office: U.S. Senate (VT) - Jr, Independent
Date Title
May 9, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Ajit Pai, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Undermining the Open Internet Order and Net Neutrality Protections
April 14, 2017 Letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions - Concern About Review of Local Law Enforcement Consent Decrees
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
Jan. 27, 2017 Letter to Betsy DeVos, Secretary-Designate, U.S. Department of Education - Concerns That Your Ethnics Arrangement Raises Additional Questions About Your Potential Conflicts As Education Secretary
Sept. 15, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Mitch McConnell, Majority Leader, US Senate - Reject Efforts to Block Corporate Political Spending Disclosure
Aug. 22, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Jeh Johnson, Secretary, Department of Homeland Security - DHS Private Prison Use
Aug. 18, 2016 Grijalva, Sanders Respond to DOJ Announcement Ending Reliance on Private Prisons
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
May 26, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Loretta Lynch, Attorney General of the U.S. - Sanders, Whitehouse, Warren, Merkley Slam GOP Attempt to Block Fossil Fuel Fraud Investigation
April 28, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Tom Wheeler, Chairman, Federal Communication Commission - Urging Justice for Telecommunications Consumers
April 17, 2016 Sanders Statement on 9/11 Bill
April 14, 2016 CNN - Full transcript: CNN Democratic Debate
March 12, 2016 Sanders: Corrupt Campaign Finance System Props up Rigged Economy
March 7, 2016 Transcript of the Fox News Democratic Presidential Town Hall
Jan. 16, 2016 The Fourth Democratic Debate
Jan. 5, 2016 Sanders: Wall Street Will Play by the Rules if I'm President
Jan. 1, 2016 Issue Position: Getting Big Money Out of Politics and Restoring Democracy
Jan. 1, 2016 Issue Position: Empowering Tribal Nations
Jan. 1, 2016 Issue Position: A Fair and Humane Immigration Policy
Dec. 8, 2015 Sanders Meets Faith, Civic Leaders in Baltimore
Dec. 4, 2015 Sanders Statement on Chicago Police Department
Dec. 3, 2015 Sanders Campaign Statement on Hunger Strike Spreading Across Immigration Detention Centers
Nov. 25, 2015 Sanders Statement on Laquan McDonald
Nov. 21, 2015 Sanders Calls Criminal Justice Reform the "Civil Rights Issue of the Century'
Nov. 7, 2015 Sanders Statement on Criminal Justice Reform and Marijuana Law
Oct. 30, 2015 Sanders Statement on Criminal Justice Reform
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. 18, 2015 My Name is Larry David
Oct. 13, 2015 CNN Democratic Party Presidential Debate
April 23, 2015 Sanders Statement on Loretta Lynch Confirmation
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
March 6, 2014 Protecting Sexual Assault Victims
March 6, 2014 Sanders Statement on Military Sexual Assault Cases
March 5, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - FDA's Proposed Rule to Protect Consumers of Generic Drugs
Jan. 15, 2014 Sanders Statement on Verizon v. FCC
Dec. 16, 2013 Statement on Court Ruling Against NSA
June 26, 2013 Sanders Welcomes Supreme Court Gay Marriage Ruling
June 26, 2013 Supreme Court Victories for Gay Marriage
June 26, 2013 VA Benefits Equality
June 25, 2013 Sanders Statement on Voting Rights Ruling
Oct. 27, 2010 Fed Secrets
July 15, 2010 Wall Street Reform
July 16, 2009 Rutland Herald: Dairy Crisis: Sanders Sets Sights On Dean For Antitrust Suit
Sept. 3, 2008 Statement: Slavery Verdict in Immokalee, Florida
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
March 5, 2008 Letter to the Senate Budget Committee
July 23, 2007 Higher Edcuation Amendments of 2007
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