Representatives of hundreds of attorneys, law firm partners, scholars and judges who raised alarm in February over what they called the abandonment of the rule of law by the Trump administration have released another call to the legal community to speak out against attacks on truth and justice.

In statement released this week, a steering committee for Lawyers Defending American Democracy said President Donald Trump has committed “serious violations of the basic values of truth, law and civility, which lawyers must defend,” including attacks on the media and issuing false statements to the public.

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