AG Merrick Garland Has Conflict of Interest in Order of Probes Into Parents: Activists

Attorney General Merrick Garland has a conflict of interest in his order to federal officials to target parents who are suspected of intimidating, harassing, or being violent towards school staffers, activists say. Garland in an Oct. 4 memorandum directed FBI agents and U.S. attorneys to address what he described as “a disturbing spike” in such behavior in recent months. He said a series of measures will be announced soon “to address the rise in criminal conduct directed toward school personnel.” Parents have increasingly protested against the rise of critical race theory teachings in schools but few incidents have turned violent. Some activists say Garland’s order constitutes a conflict of interest, pointing to contracts his son-in-law’s company, Panorama Education, has signed with school districts across the country. In one case, Asra Nomani of Parents Defending Education said, the company signed a $1.8 million contract with Fairfax County Public Schools in Virginia that …

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