AG James Lauds Congressional Passage of the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2020; Urges Senate to Pass it Without Delay

Posted to Applied Web NY on Thu, 06/25/2020 - 22:18

NEW YORK – New York Attorney General Letitia James, co-leading a coalition of 20 attorneys general in partnership with Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul, today applauded the U.S. House of Representatives for its passage of police reform legislation. The coalition is now urging the U.S. Senate to pass the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2020, which will give state attorneys general clear statutory authority to investigate patterns or practices of unconstitutional policing. 

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