Volume 4, Number 2

February 26, 2010

Protecting Children from Internet Predators is Focus of Presidential Initiative Summit
Attorneys General, corporate and association representatives, and other stakeholders convened Feb. 8 –10 for the NAAG Presidential Initiative Summit, “Virtual World – Real Crime” to discuss strategies to protect children from Internet predators and consumers from online fraud.
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Employee Spotlight
Emily Myers juggles a few roles at NAAG. As the antitrust counsel, she helps states coordinate multistate antitrust cases, serves as the liaison with the federal antitrust agencies (the U.S. Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission), serves as an information clearinghouse for antitrust lawyers in the Attorneys General offices, and maintains the antitrust Web page on the NAAG Web site.
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Student Loan Repayment Assistance Available for Public Service Attorneys
Blair Tinkle, General Counsel and Congressional Liaison
One of the more pressing challenges that the criminal justice system faces today is the retention of public service attorneys. In the current economic climate, both prosecutor’s and public defender’s offices find it difficult to attract attorneys to public service within their offices with law graduates often times seeking more lucrative private sector positions
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Combating Financial Fraud
The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) formed a partnership in July 2009 with several federal departments and agencies, led by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), to address the growing issues surrounding mortgage fraud.
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Get to Know: Northwestern AGEP
Linda E. Kelly, Director, Northwestern Law Attorneys General Education Program
The Northwestern Law Attorneys General Education Program (AGEP) offers free---no tuition, plus reimbursement of expenses---education programs to Attorneys General and their senior staff.
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Consumer Protection Week
Attorneys General across the country will join a group of federal, state, and local government agencies and national consumer advocacy organizations to recognize the 12th annual National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW) held March 7 - 13.
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Federal Office Helps with SORNA
When the Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act became law on July 27, 2006, it set the stage for jurisdictions to strengthen their monitoring and tracking of sex offenders.
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Intellectual Property Theft Training Seminar: Sacramento, CA

August 29, 2014
CA DOJ Advanced Training Center
Contact: Judy McKee

Intellectual Property Theft Training Seminar: Middleton, VA

September 9, 2014
Middletown Campus
Contact: Judy McKee

Legal Writing for OAG-MD

September 11, 2014
Baltimore, MD
Contact: Bill Malloy

2014 NAAG/SABA Advanced Bankruptcy Seminar – Practical Perspectives

September 15 - 17, 2014
Providence, Rhode Island
Contact: Karen Cordry

Intellectual Property Theft Training Seminar: Philadelphia, PA

September 15, 2014
Division of Public Safety
University of Pennsylvania
Contact: Judy McKee

Moving into Management for OAG-SD

September 18 - 19, 2014
South Dakota
Contact: Bill Malloy