Pitfalls in Rule 30(b)(6) Depositions of Law Enforcement Authorities

Olha N.M. Rybakoff, Senior Counsel, Tennessee Attorney General’s Office1 Defendants find many ways to make mischief in our enforcement cases. This article explores the special problems that arise when a…

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When Social Media Becomes an Oxymoron, Part I: Free Speech, True Threats, & “Just Kidding”

Part I addresses school security issues and social media. Part II addresses the non-security issues involving student social media use. By now everyone should be well aware of the U.S….

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Read My Lips: No New Fees | Recognizing and Recovering “Tax” Claims in Bankruptcy Cases

Karen Cordry, NAAG Bankruptcy Chief Counsel and Mark D. Silverschotz, Co-Chair, Anderson Kill’s Bankruptcy & Restructuring Practice Group “What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any…

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State Sovereign Immunity

Under the doctrine of “state sovereign immunity,” a state cannot be sued in federal and state court without its consent. Many academics and judges struggle to make sense of modern…

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2020 Press Releases

Attorney General James Sues to End Google’s Illegal Monopolies, December 17, 2020 AG Mark Brnovich Joins Multistate Lawsuit Seeking to End Google’s Illegal Monopoly in Search, December 17, 2020 Colorado…

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The Evolving Debate Over Batson’s Procedures for Peremptory Challenges

Jury selection throughout the United States allows two forms of challenges to ensure a fair trial: challenges for cause (sometimes known as challenges to the favor) and peremptory challenges. However,…

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Evolution of Health Claim Substantiation

This article was originally published in the October 2020 edition of the NAGTRI Consumer Protection Monthly newsletter. Stephanie N. Guyon, Deputy Attorney General, Idaho Attorney General’s Office[1] “Life is pain….

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A Review of CPSC and NHTSA Safety Information Transparency and Recall Authority

The free market has an incredible ability to regulate itself; businesses have incentives to make their products safe and reliable or risk that consumers will shop elsewhere. However, potentially dangerous…

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The Effects of Marijuana Legalization on Employment Law

Introduction In recent years, 26 states and the District of Columbia have legalized marijuana in varying degrees.1 The increase in legalization mirrors current public support for the decriminalization of marijuana….

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When Social Media Becomes an Oxymoron, Part II: Student Free Speech and Substantial Disruption

Part I addresses school security issues and social media. Part II addresses the non-security issues involving student social media use. Every state has had a school shooting or an incident…

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