S. 3144: Equal Justice Under Law Act of 2016

A bill to enforce the Sixth Amendment right to the assistance of effective counsel at all stages of the adversarial process, to confer jurisdiction upon the district courts of the United States to provide declaratory and injunctive relief against systemic violations of such right, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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Jul 7, 2016


Referred to Committee on Jul 7, 2016

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on July 7, 2016, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


Cory Booker

Junior Senator from New Jersey



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Last Updated: Jul 7, 2016
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Jul 7, 2016

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Reported by Committee

Passed Senate

Passed House

Signed by the President

S. 3144 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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