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For Immediate Release: June 13, 2011

Summer Meeting Media Advisory—36 AGs to Gather in Chicago

WHO:

National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG).

WHAT:

Thirty-sixstate Attorneys General, key staff, federal officials, and corporate and association representatives will convene in Chicago, Ill., to discuss pressing legal and regulatory issues. The meeting theme is “Maximizing State and Local Partnerships to Help Constituents.” Sessions will cover search engine competition, prescription drug abuse, DNA databases, unclaimed property, cybercrime, and an update of the latest U.S. Supreme Court cases. Speakers include Attorney and Author Scott Turow, the Honorable Richard Posner, judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, Office of National Drug Control Policy Director Gil Kerlikowske, and Dr. James Sargent of Dartmouth Medical School, who will present the William H. Sorrell Lecture on getting smoking out of the movies.

WHEN:

Monday, June 20 through Wednesday, June 22, 2011

HIGLIGHTS:

NAAG will elect its new slate of officers for 2011-2012 and host its annual awards ceremony to recognize the work of those who contribute to the Office of the Attorney General and the Association. This includes NAAG’s most prestigious honor, the Kelley-Wyman Award, bestowed upon an Attorney General who has done the most to achieve the Association’s objectives.

WHERE:

The Drake Hotel
140 East Walton Place Chicago, IL 60611

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The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG), www.naag.org, was founded in 1907 to help Attorneys General fulfill the responsibilities of their office and to assist in the delivery of high quality legal services to the states and territorial jurisdictions.

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