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Policing the Klan 50 Years Ago Has Lessons for Dismantling White Supremacist Groups Today

1 month ago   |   By Social Science Space

During his confirmation hearing in February, Attorney General nominee Merrick Garland pledged that his first order of business would be to “supervise the prosecution of white supremacists and others who stormed the Capitol on January 6.”
On that day, thousands of Trump supporters - including members of white nationalist and militia groups - gathered to support and defend a series of fabricated and conspiracy-laden claims around the purportedly “rigged” 2020 election .
North Carolina Ku Klux Klan leader Bob Jones Jones marches through downtown Raleigh on June 28, 1965. ( )
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Attorney General nominee Merrick Garland is busy behind the scenes building a DOJ inner circle full of Senate aides, federal prosecutors, and former law clerks

Attorney General nominee Merrick Garland is busy behind the scenes building a DOJ inner circle full of Senate aides, federal prosecutors, and former law clerks

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement Judge Merrick Garland isn't wasting any time.
Two months after being named as President Joe Biden's pick for attorney general, Garland is still awaiting Senate confirmation. But Insider has learned the incoming top US law enforcer has been busy behind the scenes building out a team of top-tier advisers who will join him in the monumental task of restoring integrity and independence to a Justice Department that is emerging downtrodden and demoralized from the Donald Trump era.
Garland has drawn from his expansive, largely Ivy League-educated network of law clerks who...
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