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Courts discuss security after warning of potential protest threats

January 14, 2021


Courts across the country are discussing security after a news report said pro-Trump groups were considering storming courthouses.

The Texas Lawyer spoke with court officials in several states and also cited a statement by the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts.

“Very active discussions are taking place at the national and local levels to make sure everyone is prepared,” the statement said.

Concern grew after ABC News reported that one group is planning to storm government offices in every state on Inauguration Day.

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