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Garland's norms can right Trump's Justice Dept. wrongs

Feb 25, 2021 - Los Angeles Times

After four years of the Trump administration running roughshod over evenhanded, apolitical law enforcement at the Department of Justice, there is an understandable desire to strengthen constraints on the presidency through legislation or regulation. A former White House counsel and a former assistant attorney general, Bob Bauer and Jack Goldsmith, have written a whole book -- "After Trump" -- proposing guardrails to put into place.

Merrick Garland, who may be confirmed as the nation's next...