Civil Rights and Civil Liberties

Welcome to the Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties

Chairman Jamie Raskin (MD)

Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, which has oversight jurisdiction over: issues related to civil rights, civil liberties and the equal protection of laws, including voting rights, freedom of religion, speech, press, and assembly; equal employment; nondisclosure agreements; and criminal justice reform policies; and legislative and oversight jurisdiction over the Census Bureau and the Census.

Chair

Jamie Raskin

Jamie Raskin

Maryland (08)

Democratic Members

Wm. Clay

Wm. Clay

Missouri (01)
Debbie Wasserman Schultz

Debbie Wasserman Schultz

Florida (23)
Robin Kelly

Robin Kelly

Illinois (02)
Jimmy Gomez

Jimmy Gomez

California (34)
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

New York (14)
Ayanna Pressley

Ayanna Pressley

Massachusetts (07)
Eleanor Norton

Eleanor Norton

District of Columbia (00)
Rashida Tlaib

Rashida Tlaib

Michigan (13)

Ranking Member

Chip Roy

Chip Roy

Texas (21)

Republican Members

Thomas Massie

Thomas Massie

Kentucky (04)
Jody Hice

Jody Hice

Georgia (10)
Michael Cloud

Michael Cloud

Texas (27)
Carol Miller

Carol Miller

West Virginia (03)

Recent Activity

Aug 12, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (Aug. 12, 2020)—Today, Rep. Jamie Raskin, the Chairman of the Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, led a letter with Chairwoman Maloney, Rep. Gerald E.

Jul 21, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (July 21, 2020)—Today, Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney, the Chairwoman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, and Rep.

Jul 16, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (July 16, 2020)—Today, Rep. Joaquin Castro (TX-20), Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, and Rep.

Jul 14, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (July 14, 2020)—Today, Rep. Jamie Raskin, the Chairman of the Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, and Subcommittee Member Ayanna Pressley sent letters to four companies identified as potentially involved in helping the Department of Justice (DOJ) carry out executions of federal prisoners.

 

Jul 6, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (July 6, 2020)—Today, Rep. Jamie Raskin, Chairman of the Oversight and Reform Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, and Rep.

Jun 30, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (June 30, 2020)—On Monday, Rep. Jamie Raskin, the Chairman of the Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, held a briefing on violations of First Amendment rights of protesters and journalists by federal and local law enforcement.  

 

Jun 25, 2020 Press Release

Washington D.C. (June 25, 2020)—On Monday, June 29, at 10:00 a.m., Rep. Jamie Raskin, the Chairman of the Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, will hold a remote briefing on how the violent treatment of protestors and journalists across the country by federal and local law enforcement have violated the First Amendment.

Jun 21, 2020 Press Release

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