Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller Elected NAAG President

Washington, D.C. — Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller was elected president of the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) during its Capital Forum, Dec. 6-8. Attorney General Miller has selected “Consumer Protection 2.0: Tech Threats and Tools” as his presidential initiative. “Thank you to my fellow Attorneys General for electing me as president and giving…

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National Association of Attorneys General Announces Retirement Plans for Executive Director Chris Toth

The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) has announced that Executive Director Chris Toth plans to retire from his role in 2022. Toth will leave the organization after 18 years of service, including serving as the organization’s top staff leader for the last four years. Toth first joined NAAG as the organization’s deputy executive director…

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Multistate Consumer Protection Actions

State attorneys general play a critical role in enforcing state and federal consumer protection laws. While much of their activity is focused on enforcement within single jurisdictions, attorneys general frequently work collaboratively with one another and with federal partners on consumer protection efforts connected to widespread instances of business misconduct. These investigations are often resolved…

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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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