Volume 3, Number 9

October 30, 2009

Second Circuit Rules in Closely-Watched Multi-State Action against Power Companies
Sarah Bertozzi, Advanced Law Clerk
On Sept. 21, a panel of the Second Circuit said the District Court should decide the merits of a suit brought by eight states, the City of New York, and three land trusts against five of the nation’s fossil-fuel power plants for injuries the plaintiffs allegedly suffered and will continue to suffer due to global warming.
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NAGTRI Awarded Federal Grant for Intellectual Property Enforcement
The National Attorneys General Training and Research Institute (NAGTRI), the training and research arm of NAAG, recently received a U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance grant to fund its Intellectual Property Enforcement Project.
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Employee Spotlight
Since joining the NAAG communications team last December, Marjorie Tharp has made a smooth transition to a job that is central to the success of the Association.
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State, Federal Antitrust Enforcers Gather at NAAG/Columbia Conference
Emily Myers, Antitrust Counsel
Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray, Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Chair Jon Leibowitz and U.S. Department of Justice Assistant Attorney General for Antitrust Christine Varney were the keynote speakers for NAAG’s annual Antitrust seminar, which was held this year in conjunction with Columbia Law School’s State Attorney General Education Program in New York.
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New Attorneys General Appointed
NAAG would like to congratulate and welcome four newly-appointed Attorneys General from Alaska, New Hampshire, Northern Mariana, and South Dakota.
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Save the Date: Virtual World – Real Crime
Presidential Initiative Summit
Nebraska Attorney General and NAAG President Jon Bruning has made “Virtual World – Real Crime” his year-long presidential initiative with one goal being to increase the number of investigations into Internet child pornography crimes.
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House of NAAG Attorney Reaches “Green” Heights
NAAG as an association is committed to improving the environment, including hosting its meetings in Green Certified hotels. However, NAAG staff is part of the action too.
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NAAG Counsel: Speaking Engagements and Appointments
NAAG counsel is often invited by the legal community and other organizations to speak on areas of expertise or to serve on a committee.
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