Volume 7, Number 2

February 20, 2013

The Supreme Court Term’s Other Cases: Important Cases That May Not Make Headlines
By Dan Schweitzer, NAAG Supreme Court Counsel
The Court will end up issuing around 80 opinions this Term and many of the less heralded ones will have a significant impact on the states. With that in mind, here are some musings on the Term, at its halfway mark.
Full Article

AG Employee Spotlight
There is never a dull moment—everyday brings something different. That’s how Terri Connell, executive assistant for six years to Colorado Attorney General John Suthers, approaches each day.
Full Article

Parallel Civil and Criminal Proceedings
By Paula Cotter, NAAG Energy and Environment Counsel
Parallel criminal and civil litigation can raise ethical and practical concerns for attorneys general. Many state attorneys general have authority to prosecute criminal environmental cases as well as civil environmental cases, and in many cases, the Office of the Attorney General also represents the state in administrative proceedings
Full Article

“Privacy in the Digital Age” Summit Set for April
Join us for NAAG President and Maryland Attorney General Douglas Gansler’s Presidential Initiative Summit, “Privacy in the Digital Age,” April 14-16, at The Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center, National Harbor, Md.
Full Article

Report Calls for New Response to Child Trafficking Victims
By Elizabeth Joyce, Senior Writer, National Center for Victims of Crime
“Bridging the Systems: Child Welfare, Trafficking, and Law Enforcement Working Together for Trafficked Children,” a report released Jan. 30 by the National Center for Victims of Crime, recommends steps to develop a comprehensive and more supportive response to child victims of trafficking who are often foster children, runaways, and other youth once under the care of child protective services.
Full Article

Attorneys General Join In 15th Annual National Consumer Protection Week
March 3-9 is the 15th National Consumer Protection Week, and state and territorial attorneys general will once again be a part of a coordinated national education campaign that encourages consumers to take full advantage of their consumer rights and make better-informed decisions.
Full Article

The Supreme Court Term’s Other Cases: Important Cases That May Not Make Headlines

By Dan Schweitzer, NAAG Supreme Court Counsel
The Court will end up issuing around 80 opinions this Term and many of the less heralded ones will have a significant impact on the states. With that in mind, here are some musings on the Term, at its halfway mark.

AG Employee Spotlight

There is never a dull moment—everyday brings something different. That’s how Terri Connell, executive assistant for six years to Colorado Attorney General John Suthers, approaches each day.

Parallel Civil and Criminal Proceedings

By Paula Cotter, NAAG Energy and Environment Counsel
Parallel criminal and civil litigation can raise ethical and practical concerns for attorneys general. Many state attorneys general have authority to prosecute criminal environmental cases as well as civil environmental cases, and in many cases, the Office of the Attorney General also represents the state in administrative proceedings

“Privacy in the Digital Age” Summit Set for April

Join us for NAAG President and Maryland Attorney General Douglas Gansler’s Presidential Initiative Summit, “Privacy in the Digital Age,” April 14-16, at The Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center, National Harbor, Md.

Report Calls for New Response to Child Trafficking Victims

By Elizabeth Joyce, Senior Writer, National Center for Victims of Crime
“Bridging the Systems: Child Welfare, Trafficking, and Law Enforcement Working Together for Trafficked Children,” a report released Jan. 30 by the National Center for Victims of Crime, recommends steps to develop a comprehensive and more supportive response to child victims of trafficking who are often foster children, runaways, and other youth once under the care of child protective services.

Attorneys General Join In 15th Annual National Consumer Protection Week

March 3-9 is the 15th National Consumer Protection Week, and state and territorial attorneys general will once again be a part of a coordinated national education campaign that encourages consumers to take full advantage of their consumer rights and make better-informed decisions.

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The Supreme Court Term’s Other Cases: Important Cases That May Not Make Headlines

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