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Lawsuits claim commission created to discipline and remove state prosecutors violates Constitution

Lawsuits have been filed by three district attorneys in Georgia over a commission created to discipline and remove state prosecutors. The lawsuits filed in Fulton County Superior Court claim it violates the U.S. and Georgia constitutions.

The suit also argues that it’s illegal to ban prosecutors who are removed by the commission from running again for 10 years, and says the new commission illegally failed to consult a state agency in writing its rules and failed to allow for public comment before adopting them. Democrats fear the commission has the primary goal of derailing Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis’ prosecution of former President Donald Trump.

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