National Association of Attorneys General Announces Annual Award Recipients

Washington, D.C. — The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) announced its annual award winners during the Virtual 2020 NAAG Capital Forum on Dec. 2. Montana Attorney General and 2020 NAAG President Tim Fox was the recipient of the Kelley-Wyman Award, the Association’s most prestigious honor, given annually to the attorney general who has done…

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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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Working Group Submits Recommendations to Congress for Preventing Illegal Robocalls

Washington, D.C. — The interagency robocall working group, of which the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) is a member, has shared a robocall report with Congress with recommendations for the prevention and prosecution of unwanted telemarketing calls. The working group was established under the Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterrence (TRACED) Act. Signed…

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National Association of Attorneys General Statement Regarding 2020 Election

Washington, D.C. — The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) released the following statement today on behalf of a bipartisan coalition of 36 attorneys general, led by Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey and Montana Attorney General and NAAG President Tim Fox: “As state and territory attorneys general, our backgrounds and perspectives are as diverse as the…

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National Association of Attorneys General Launches Podcast Series

Washington, D.C. — The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) has launched a biweekly podcast series, The People’s Lawyer, to explore the role of state and territory attorneys general as chief legal officers and their work protecting the rule of law and the U.S. Constitution. The podcast was launched in coordination with NAAG President and…

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NAGTRI Launches Online Learning Platform for Attorney General Staff

Washington, D.C. — The National Attorneys General Training and Research Institute (NAGTRI), the training and research arm of the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG), has launched an online learning platform for attorney general staff.  NAGTRI Online offers on-demand courses, as well as recordings of previous NAGTRI webinars, and webinars from partners and affiliates. The platform will allow attorney general staff to gain…

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NAGTRI Strategic Plan

As an organization defined by and dependent upon its members, this Plan reflects the collective input of the NAGTRI Training Committee, National Advisory Board, Strategic Planning Committee, and NAGTRI staff. It was developed through a series of meetings, a follow-up strategic planning workshop, and subsequent review process designed to best guide NAGTRI’s future direction.

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The Future of Consumer Protection is Online

Consumers come in all shapes and sizes, and consumer protection is not always about big-ticket items. Often, misused or misappropriated intellectual property can be the visual bait that attracts consumers to purchase a dangerous product.

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NAAG Announces Formation of Center for Excellence in Governance, Names Founding Director

Washington, D.C. — The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) has established the Center for Excellence in Governance. The new Center is devoted to strengthening individual and collective leadership among state attorneys general by establishing platforms to study and discuss the responsibilities of public leadership and service. The Center will enhance civil, bipartisan dialogue and engagement…

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National Attorneys General Training and Research Institute Concludes 3-Day Training Program, NAGTRI Academy

Washington, D.C. — The National Attorneys General Training and Research Institute (NAGTRI), the training and research arm of the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG), hosted a unique three-day training for attorney general staff and members of the government legal community from March 2-4. The program, titled NAGTRI Academy: Civility, Effective Leadership, and Ethical Lawyering, was attended by…

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