Attorneys General Defeat Removal, Preemption Claims Based on Federal FDCA

In two recent consumer protection cases, the attorneys general of Georgia and Mississippi successfully opposed removal and preemption claims based on the federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FDCA). A federal court remanded a consumer protection case removed by defendants in Georgia ex rel. Carr v. Elite Integrated Medical, No. 1:20-cv-4946 (N.D. Ga. Apr. 12….

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Cases Discuss Criminal, Charitable, and Common Law Jurisdiction of State Attorneys General

Several recent cases have addressed the jurisdiction of state attorneys general in the areas of criminal law, charitable oversight, and common law powers. In a case involving the criminal jurisdiction of both the federal and the territorial courts in the Virgin Islands, the territorial court (Superior Court) held that the attorney general of the Virgin…

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