Volume 8, Number 3

March 26, 2014

Attorneys General Convened in DC for NAAG Winter Meeting
The NAAG Winter Meeting, Feb. 24-26, hosted 45 state and territorial attorneys general along with hundreds of representatives from state and federal governments, and corporate and non-profit sectors. Issues addressed included consumer protection, mental health in prisons, multistate investigations, substance abuse, and intellectual property.
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AG Staff Spotlight
Cynthia Hudson was recently appointed chief deputy attorney general for the Virginia Attorney Generalís Office by Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring. After eight years of serving as the city attorney for Hampton, Va., she will now continue her career in public service for the Commonwealth.
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Ethical Behavior and Cross-Examination
Mark Neil, NAGTRI Program Counsel
As officers of the legal system, government lawyers, as well as private attorneys, have behavioral obligations to uphold during trial. When respect for the opposing counsel is disregarded as a result of overzealous client representation, those behavioral obligations are sacrificed. In this ethical piece, discover the cost of misconduct during cross-examination.
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Ohio Attorney Generalís Public Service Mock Trial Competition
William C. Becker, Principal Attorney, Court of Claims Defense Ohio Attorney Generalís Office
Teams from eight Ohio law schools competed in the stateís First Annual Public Service Mock Trial Competition. With the hope of advancing the careers of law school students, contestants were matched with experienced attorneys and judged by federal and state judges to learn more about the way public service lawyers protect Ohio families.
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Attorneys General Active In Crime Victimsí Rights And Consumer Protection Campaigns
March and April bring attention and activity by the attorneys general to the issues of consumer protection and crime victimsí rights with two national public awareness campaigns. Attorneys general offices across the country have approached the issues through a variety of efforts and events to spread information about services available to those in need.
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Attend the NAAG Summer Meeting in Michigan
Join NAAG for its Summer Meeting, June 2 -5, in Mackinac Island, Mich., at the historic Grand Hotel and coastal resort. Meeting registration is now open. Attendees and their families will love the Mackinac Island experience, a place with no automobiles but plenty of fun adventures on beautiful land, in scenic water or by plane.
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Attorneys General Convened in DC for NAAG Winter Meeting



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