Attorneys General Lead National Discussion with Congress on State Responses to Domestic Terrorism

Following the events of January 6th at the U.S. Capitol and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence’s March 2021 report warning that domestic violent extremists pose an elevated threat this year, it was no surprise that the House Homeland Security Committee’s Intelligence and Counterterrorism Subcommittee’s first hearing of the 117th Congress was focused…

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Antisemitism in America and Its Recent Resurgence

In a year that began with Congress being assaulted by a group that included individuals wearing “Camp Auschwitz” shirts and displaying symbols of hate, it is clear that hate and antisemitism is alive and well in the United States. To help address the rise of domestic antisemitic and hate incidents, NAAG President and District of…

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NAAG Sends Letter to USDOJ Condemning January 6 Violence at U.S. Capitol

We all just witnessed a very dark day in America. The events of January 6 represent a direct, physical challenge to the rule of law and our democratic republic itself. Together, we will continue to do our part to repair the damage done to institutions and build a more perfect union. As Americans, and those charged with enforcing the law, we must come together to condemn lawless violence, making clear that such actions will not be allowed to go unchecked.

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District of Columbia Attorney General Karl A. Racine is Elected NAAG President

Washington, D.C. — District of Columbia Attorney General Karl A. Racine was elected president of the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) at its Capital Forum, Dec. 2-3. During the event, General Racine announced his Presidential Initiative “The People v. Hate: Standing Up for Humanity.” The initiative commenced on Dec. 3 with a keynote address…

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Preventing and Litigating Hate Crimes

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.

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Rising Extremism and Hate

This course on rising extremism and hate involves a discussion providing an introduction to the American Jewish Committee (AJC), and how it works on behalf of communities. It also explores ideas of how the AJC and attorneys general can further partner together.

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