• Merrick Garland says 'we do not have equal justice' in the US because of systemic racism

    7 days ago - By Business Insider

    Judge Merrick Garland and Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J.
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    Merrick Garland emphatically stated Monday that the US does not have equal justice under the law.
    Sen. Cory Booker asked Garland if systemic racism influences outcomes in criminal justice.
    "Senator, there is no question to me that there is disparate treatment in our justice system."
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    Judge Merrick Garland acknowledged systemic racism as a reality and said the United States is not living up to its standard of equal justice under the law...
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  • Domestic terror in the US is 'more dangerous' now than after the Oklahoma City bombing, Biden AG nominee says

    7 days ago - By Business Insider

    Attorney general nominee Merrick Garland.
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    Judge Merrick Garland, Joe Biden's attorney general nominee, began his confirmation hearing Monday.
    Garland said domestic terrorism is "more dangerous" than its previous peak in the 1990s.
    The January 6 insurrection made the climate worse than the deadly OKC bombing, Garland said.
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    President Joe Biden's nominee for attorney general sounded the alarm Monday on the domestic terrorism threat facing the United States. "I certainly agree that we are facing a more...
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