Volume 7, Number 6-7

July 17, 2013

New NAAG Executive Committee Leading the Association
The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) has a new Executive Committee leading the organization as of June 20. NAAG elects its officers yearly through geographical rotation by region.
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Wyoming’s Attorney General Confirmed as Federal Judge
The U.S. Senate voted unanimously July 8 to confirm Wyoming Attorney General Gregory Phillips as a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit.
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The Supreme Court Term: Issues Left Open for the Future
Dan Schweitzer, NAAG Supreme Court Counsel
The Supreme Court’s 2012 Term has come to a dramatic conclusion, highlighted by decisions striking down the Voting Rights Act’s coverage formula and §3 of the Defense of Marriage Act.
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Attorneys from 16 Countries Attend Third NAGTRI International Program
Hedda Litwin, NAAG Cyberspace Law Counsel
Twenty-one government attorneys from 16 countries participated in the National Attorneys General Training and Research Institute’s (NAGTRI’s) third International Fellows Program on June 1-9 and discussed strategies to combat cybercrime.
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Registration Open for Presidential Initiative Summit in September
Join us for NAAG President J.B. Van Hollen’s Presidential Initiative Summit being held Sept. 16 – 18, in Milwaukee, Wis. The theme is “America’s Promise – Keeping Our Kids Safe” and online registration is now available.
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NAAG Hosts Summer Interns: July 2013
Every year, NAAG hosts interns from across the country to provide meaningful opportunities for law students and others to gain valuable work experience, refine their skills, and learn about the work of attorneys general in various legal and policy areas. There are seven working this summer.
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SAVE THE DATE

Trial Advocacy

September 29 - October 3, 2014
Columbia, SC
Contact: Bill Malloy

E-Discovery for OAG-FL

September 30, 2014
Tallahassee, FL
Contact: Hedda Litwin

NAAG 2014 Eastern Region Meeting

September 30 - October 1, 2014
Providence, RI
Contact: Noreen Leahy

2014 NAAG/NASCO Conference

October 6 - 8, 2014
Washington, DC
Contact: Mark Neil

Trial Advocacy Training for OAG-NY

October 6 - 9, 2014
Albany, New York
Contact: Bill Malloy

Intellectual Property Theft Training Seminar: Bel Air, MD

October 6, 2014
401 Thomas Rund Road
Contact: Judy McKee