Q: Is it the job of the CA AG to review proposed laws for state and federal constitutionality? Or does he have no say so?
Shouldn't the CA AG have stepped in before this law was passed?
A: The attorney general at times defends unconstitutional laws. For example, if a person sues the state of California to prohibit some implementation of the law based upon a claim for unconstitutionality, the attorney general may defend that law against a constitutional attack.
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