This course on preventing and litigating hate crimes presents an overview of national hate crimes trends; discuss when it is sensible for your office to collaborate with partners on hate crime cases or initiatives; share how partnerships and client agencies may work together to derive beneficial outcomes for all-involved parties; highlight hate crime homicide and civil cases handled through successful collaborative efforts; and review available resources.
This course covers the life cycle of a case involving a claims administrator including when it is beneficial to use a claims administrator, questions attorney general offices should pose when hiring a claims administrator, and how a claims administrator handles large and small cases.
This article considers the procedures for obtaining a fair and representative jury, specifically the procedures established in Batson v. Kentucky, and then discusses proposals to strengthen steps one, two, and/or three of those procedures.
The state action immunity doctrine is an important protection for state regulatory boards and other non-state entities.
A Reinterpretation With Unintended Consequences: Did the USDOJ Just Declare Your State Lottery Illegal?
In sum, the 2018 Opinion could directly impact one of the state’s most meaningful sources of revenue—the state lottery.
The year-long presidential initiative for Attorney General Derek Schmidt has been a focus on innovative techniques that attorney general offices can use to serve their senior constituents. This article provides a road map as to how one state, the Oregon Department of Justice, is working to protect their citizens against elder fraud and abuse.
Under the doctrine of "state sovereign immunity," a state cannot be sued in federal and state court without its consent, except in limited circumstances. This article walks through Supreme Court jurisprudence on sovereign immunity and explains the different regimes that states have adopted.