Capital Building

House Committee On The Judiciary

Committee Background

Year Established


Key Issues

Matters relating to federal courts administration and law enforcement agencies; Oversight of the Departments of Justice and Homeland Security


U.S. Courts administration; immigration and naturalization; refugee admissions; treaties and international agreements; intellectual property; federal criminal code; prisons and criminal law enforcement; parole and pardons; constitutional amendments and rights; federal civil rights; ethics in government; medical malpractice and product liability; patent and trademark law; bankruptcy and commercial law; antitrust matters; regulatory reform; House impeachment proceedings

Committee Leadership

Chair Bob Goodlatte (R - VA)
Ranking Mem. Jerry Nadler (D - NY)
Ranking Member

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