Volume 5, Number 8

August 29, 2011

Value of Non-Governmental Organizations in Countering Human Trafficking
This is the first of four human trafficking articles to appear in the monthly NAAGazette. These articles are the work of attorneys who participated in the June 2011 National Attorneys General Training and Research Institute (NAGTRI) International Fellows Program.
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SAGE Spotlight
Clarine Nardi Riddle served as Connecticut Attorney General from 1989-1991. She was the first, and to date the only female Attorney General from that state. Ms. Riddle currently works in Washington, D.C., as chief of staff for another former Connecticut Attorney General, U.S. Senator Joseph I. Lieberman.
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New Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is Open for Business
By Dennis Cuevas, Consumer Protection Counsel
Created by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act 2010 [P.L. 111- 203], the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is an independent bureau within the Federal Reserve System that will help consumers in the area of mortgages, credit cards, and other consumer financial products and services.
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NAGTRI Advisory Board Holds Inaugural Meeting
The National Attorneys General Training and Research Institute (NAGTRI) Advisory Board held its inaugural meeting Aug. 4 - 5 at New York University Law School in New York City.
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Deepwater Horizon Litigation
By Paula Cotter, Energy & Environment Counsel
On April 20, 2010, the Deepwater Horizon oil rig began to leak crude oil into the Gulf of Mexico. By the time the leak was stopped, hundreds of thousands of barrels of oil had been released into the Gulf and oil had washed up onto the shores in at least four Gulf States.
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Unsecured Wireless Networks Still an Issue
By Jeffrey Brown1
An Oregon district court remains the only federal court in the nation to evaluate whether an unsecured wireless network carries with it a reasonable expectation of privacy. United States v. Ahrndt, 2010 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 7821 (D. Or. 2010).
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CWAG Holds Record Breaking Annual Meeting in Kona, Hawaii
By Chris Coppin, CWAG Legal Director
The Conference of Western Attorneys General (CWAG) held its Annual Meeting at the Fairmont Orchid resort in Kona, Hawaii, July 10 - 13 under the leadership of CWAG Chair Gary King, New Mexico Attorney General, and host Attorney General David Louie of Hawaii.
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