United States House Committee on the Judiciary
|Chair||Jerry Nadler (D) Since January 3, 2019|
|Ranking member||Jim Jordan (R) Since March 12, 2020|
|Vice chair||Mary Gay Scanlon (D) Since January 3, 2019|
Who sits on the Judiciary Committee?
- Senator Patrick Leahy D-VT. Official Website »
- Senator Dianne Feinstein D-CA. Official Website »
- Senator Sheldon Whitehouse D-RI. Official Website »
- Senator Amy Klobuchar D-MN. Official Website »
- Senator Chris Coons D-DE.
- Senator Richard Blumenthal D-CT.
- Senator Mazie Hirono D-HI.
- Senator Cory Booker D-NJ.
What does the House Judiciary Committee do?
The Committee on the Judiciary has been called the lawyer for the House of Representatives because of its jurisdiction over matters relating to the administration of justice in federal courts, administrative bodies, and law enforcement agencies.
Who appoints the Judiciary Committee?
The president has the power to nominate the justices and appointments are made with the advice and consent of the Senate.
How many members are in the judicial branch?
There have been as few as six, but since 1869 there have been nine Justices, including one Chief Justice. All Justices are nominated by the President, confirmed by the Senate, and hold their offices under life tenure.
Is the Senate the judicial branch?
Our federal government has three parts. They are the Executive, (President and about 5,000,000 workers) Legislative (Senate and House of Representatives) and Judicial (Supreme Court and lower Courts). The President of the United States administers the Executive Branch of our government. One part is called the Senate.
Who is House Judiciary Chairman?
House Committee on the Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler.
Who are the members of the House Intelligence Committee?
Members, 117th Congress
- Adam Schiff, California, Chair.
- Jim Himes, Connecticut.
- André Carson, Indiana.
- Jackie Speier, California.
- Mike Quigley, Illinois.
- Eric Swalwell, California.
- Joaquin Castro, Texas.
- Peter Welch, Vermont.
Who is majority leader of the House of Representatives?
With the Democrats holding a majority of seats and the Republicans holding a minority, the current leaders are Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, Majority Whip Jim Clyburn, Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy and Minority Whip Steve Scalise.
Who is the ranking member of the Judiciary Committee?
Congressman Jim Jordan serves as the Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Committee.
Who works in the judicial branch?
The federal Judiciary seeks talented and motivated individuals to help in its mission of ensuring equal justice under law. Attorneys, probation and pretrial officers, IT experts, interpreters, and many other skilled professionals can find their path in the Judiciary.
How long does the judicial branch serve?
Judges and justices serve no fixed term — they serve until their death, retirement, or conviction by the Senate. By design, this insulates them from the temporary passions of the public, and allows them to apply the law with only justice in mind, and not electoral or political concerns.
Does the judicial branch enforce laws?
Each branch deals with a different aspect of governing. The legislative branch passes laws. The executive branch enforces laws. The judicial branch interprets laws.