State Attorneys General Convene in DC for Capital Forum

WHO: The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) is hosting its annual Capital Forum. Attorneys general scheduled to speak include: Karl A. Racine, NAAG President and District of Columbia Attorney General Phil Weiser, Colorado Attorney General Ashley Moody, Florida Attorney General Kwame Raoul, Illinois Attorney General Tom Miller, Iowa Attorney General Keith Ellison, Minnesota Attorney…

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Supreme Court Report: Cassirer v. Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection Foundation, 20-1566

October 7, 2021 Volume 29, Issue 1 This Report summarizes cases granted review on September 30, 2021 (Part I). Case Granted Review: Cassirer v. Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection Foundation, 20-1566 Cassirer v. Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection Foundation, 20-1566. At issue is “[w]hether a federal court hearing state law claims brought under the [Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act] must apply the…

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Supreme Court Report: Boechler v. Commissioner of Internal Revenue, 20-1472

October 6, 2021 Volume 29, Issue 1 This Report summarizes cases granted review on September 30, 2021 (Part I). Case Granted Review: Boechler v. Commissioner of Internal Revenue, 20-1472 Boechler v. Commissioner of Internal Revenue, 20-1472. “Section 6330(d)(1) of the Internal Revenue Code establishes a 30-day time limit to file a petition for review in…

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Supreme Court Report: Federal Election Comm’n v. Ted Cruz for Senate, 21-12

October 7, 2021 Volume 29, Issue 1 This Report summarizes cases granted review on September 30, 2021 (Part I). Case Granted Review: Federal Election Comm’n v. Ted Cruz for Senate, 21-12 Federal Election Comm’n v. Ted Cruz for Senate, 21-12. Section 304 of the Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act of 2002 provides that when a candidate…

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Supreme Court Report: Shurtleff v. City of Boston, MA, 20-1800

October 7, 2021 Volume 29, Issue 1 This Report summarizes cases granted review on September 30, 2021 (Part I). Case Granted Review: Shurtleff v. City of Boston, MA, 20-1800 Shurtleff v. City of Boston, MA, 20-1800. At issue is whether the City of Boston violated the First Amendment by denying a Christian organization’s request to…

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Supreme Court Report: Concepcion v. United States, 20-1650

October 7, 2021 Volume 29, Issue 1 This Report summarizes cases granted review on September 30, 2021 (Part I). Case Granted Review: Concepcion v. United States, 20-1650 Concepcion v. United States, 20-1650. The question presented is “[w]hether, when deciding if it should ‘impose a reduced sentence’ on an individual under Section 404(b) of the First…

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Attorneys General Urge FCC to Accelerate Deadline for STIR/SHAKEN Adoption

The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) today urged the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to fight back against the scourge of illegal robocalls by moving up the deadline for smaller telephone companies to implement caller ID technology. Under the TRACED Act, which became law in 2019, phone companies are required to implement STIR/SHAKEN technology on…

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Significant Political and Legal Developments This Year for U.S. Territories

The United States’ territories and the District of Columbia are seeing some of the most significant political and legal movement they have experienced in years in several areas, including national reexamination of the Insular Cases, pushes for statehood, citizenship issues, and ongoing litigation about equitable federal benefits in the territories. Reexamination of the Insular Cases…

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National Association of Attorneys General Announces New Director for Training and Research Arm

Washington, D.C. — The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) has selected Jeanette Manning as the new director of the National Attorneys General Training and Research Institute (NAGTRI), the training and research branch of NAAG. Manning temporarily will continue to serve in her role as director of NAGTRI’s Center for International Partnerships and Strategic Collaboration…

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2020 Annual Report

The 2020 NAAG Annual Report provides a summary of the organization’s activity and highlights some of the many accomplishments of NAAG members and staff during the 2020 fiscal year.

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