United States House of Representatives Committee on Judiciary
- 1 Leadership
- 2 Membership
- 3 Subcommittees
- 4 Jurisdiction
- 5 Contact
- 6 See also
- 7 External links
- 8 References
The committee was created on June 3, 1813.
2011-2012 (112th Congress)
Courts, Commercial and Administrative Law
Jurisdiction: Administration of U.S. Courts, Federal Rules of Evidence, Civil and Appellate Procedure, judicial ethics, bankruptcy and commercial law, bankruptcy judgeships, administrative law, independent counsel, state taxation affecting interstate commerce, interstate compacts, other appropriate matters as referred by the Chairman, and relevant oversight.
- 112th Congress Chair: Howard Coble (TX-21)
Jurisdiction: constitutional amendments, constitutional rights, Federal civil rights, ethics in government, tort liability, including medical malpractice and product liability, legal reform generally, other appropriate matters as referred by the Chairman, and relevant oversight.
- 112th Congress Chair: Trent Franks (AZ-2)
Intellectual Property, Competition, and the Internet
Jurisdiction: copyright, patent, trademark law, information technology, antitrust matters, other appropriate matters as referred by the Chairman, and relevant oversight.
- 112th Congress Chair: Bob Goodlatte (VA-6)
Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
Jurisdiction: Federal Criminal Code, drug enforcement, sentencing, parole and pardons, internal and homeland security, Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure, prisons, criminal law enforcement, and other appropriate matters as referred by the Chairman, and relevant oversight.
- 112th Congress Chair: Jim Sensenbrenner (WI-5)
Immigration Policy and Enforcement
Jurisdiction: immigration and naturalization, border security, admission of refugees, treaties, conventions and international agreements, claims against the United States, Federal charters of incorporation, private immigration and claims bills, nonborder enforcement, other appropriate matters as referred by the Chairman, and relevant oversight. 
- 112th Congress Chair: Elton Gallegly (CA-24)
According to the official House website, the jurisdiction of the Agriculture committee includes the following:
- The judiciary and judicial proceedings, civil and criminal.
- Administrative practice and procedure.
- Apportionment of Representatives.
- Bankruptcy, mutiny, espionage, and counterfeiting.
- Civil liberties.
- Constitutional amendments.
- Criminal law enforcement.
- Federal courts and judges, and local courts in the Territories and possessions.
- Immigration policy and non-border enforcement.
- Interstate compacts generally.
- Claims against the United States.
- Members of Congress, attendance of members, Delegates, and the Resident Commissioner; and their acceptance of incompatible offices.
- National penitentiaries.
- Patents, the Patent and Trademark Office, copyrights, and trademarks.
- Presidential succession.
- Protection of trade and commerce against unlawful restraints and monopolies.
- Revision and codification of the Statutes of the United States.
- State and territorial boundary lines.
- Subversive activities affecting the internal security of the United States.
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