Texas Attys Demand Bar Execs Resign Over Racist Posts

Law360 (July 14, 2020, 9:13 PM EDT) -- Texas attorneys are calling for the state bar president's resignation after he posted on Facebook last week that a poll worker wearing a Black Lives Matter shirt should have been removed for electioneering and cited for a misdemeanor.

In his post, State Bar of Texas president Larry McDougal referred to an unnamed case in which a "Make America Great Again" hat was held to be electioneering. He said he saw no difference between that hat and the poll workers' shirt.

"While it does not state a specific candidate or political party, it does state a group strongly affiliated with a political...

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