The General Litigation Division defends state agencies, elected and appointed officials (in their official capacity), and state employees (in their official capacity) in civil litigation including employment litigation, whistleblower claims, tenure denials, claims of discrimination, student dismissals, libel, slander, and tort actions. The division also defends against challenges to the constitutionality of Texas statutes and the state’s administration of programs such as public education, Medicaid, and the state hospital system.