Volume 3, Number 8

September 30, 2009

A Preview of the 2009 Supreme Court Term
Dan Schweitzer, Supreme Court Counsel
Any time a new justice joins the Court, its dynamics change ― not just its voting patterns, but how the justices interact with each other at oral argument and off the bench.
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Employee Spotlight
Since joining the NAAG staff as a paralegal almost a year ago, Veronica Ricca has become an integral part of the Constitutional & Appellate Issues Division and the NAGTRI team.
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Attorneys General Participate in Anti-Meth Ad Campaign Launch
From the Office of National Drug Control Policy
State Attorneys General played key roles in the September launch of a new federal methamphetamine advertising campaign to build public awareness about meth prevention and recovery.
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DOJ Intergovernmental Affairs Director Appointed
Portia Roberson was appointed this summer as the director of the U.S. Department of Justice’s (DOJ) Office of Intergovernmental Affairs and Public Liaison (OIPL).
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NAAG Winter Meeting Preparation Underway
State and federal cooperation and the changing contours of preemption will be the focus of discussion during the NAAG Winter Meeting, December 1-3 in Phoenix, Arizona.
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Supreme Court Fellows Arrive
The NAAG Supreme Court Fellows program gives state lawyers an opportunity to obtain direct and intensive hands-on exposure to U.S. Supreme Court practice.
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Law Clerk Joins NAAG
NAAG is pleased to welcome recent Harvard Law School graduate Sarah Bertozzi to our staff.
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SAVE THE DATE

2014 Chief Deputies/Chiefs of Staff Meeting

April 23 - 25, 2014
San Diego, CA
Contact: Jeffrey Hunter

Persuasive Legal Writing

April 23 - 25, 2014
National Advocacy Center, Columbia, SC
Contact: Judy McKee

Intellectual Property Theft Training Seminar: Louisville, KY

April 25, 2014
Louisville Metro Police Department, LMPD Training Academy
Contact: Judy McKee

National Cybercrime Conference

April 28 - 30, 2014
Sheraton Four Points, Norwood, MA
Contact: Hedda Litwin

Representation of State Agencies

April 29 - 30, 2014
Louisville, KY
Contact: Bill Malloy

NAGTRI/RWJF Public Health Fellowship Program

May 1 - 2, 2014
Washington, DC and New York City, NY
Contact: Jeanette Manning