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Attorney general reverses Jim Crow, pro-segregation opinions

FALLS CHURCH (AP) Outgoing Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring on Jan. 13 reversed more than 50 legal opinions issued by predecessors during the Jim Crow and Massive Resistance eras that justified segregation, interracial marriage bans and other racist laws. “Too many of my predecessors used this office to perpetuate injustice,” Herring said at a news conference ...

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