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Glenn Kirschner: Garland Announces DOJ Suing Texas to Protect Constitutional Rights, Addresses Domestic Terrorism


September 11, 2021

We haven’t heard much from Merrick Garland in the time he’s been Attorney General. However, he finally stepped to the mic to announce that the Department of Justice is suing the state of Texas for its “unconstitutional scheme” to deputize private citizens to violate the constitutional privacy rights of women. After announcing DOJ’s lawsuit against Texas, AG Garland briefly turned his attention to the topic of terrorism. Here is a review of the brief but important comments made by Garland on both topics.

About Glenn Kirschner

Glenn Kirschner brings analysis and insight to legal issues of the day, drawing from his 30 years as a federal prosecutor, homicide prosecutor and Army JAG. Glenn is an NBC News and MSNBC legal analyst and teaches criminal law at George Washington University.

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