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AG Paxton Commends Fifth Circuit for Upholding the TDCJ’s COVID-19 Safety Measures

Ken Paxton

Attorney General Ken Paxton commended the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit for ruling in favor of the COVID-19 protective measures implemented by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ).  TDCJ acted promptly and reasonably to combat this virus by relying the advice of medical professionals, and Attorney General Paxton credits the Fifth Circuit for recognizing the protective actions taken by TDCJ. “TDCJ took extraordinary measures to protect inmates and staff from […]