NAGTRI Selects Law Clerks for Summer Clerkship

Washington, D.C. — The National Attorneys General Training and Research Institute (NAGTRI), a branch of the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG), has selected four summer law clerks who will have substantive opportunities to research and learn about emerging public law issues. The clerkship runs from May through July. The clerks are Isabel Agnew, Shannon Gough, Jomi Ogunfiditimi…

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Privacy and Cybersecurity Are Focus of Attorneys General Meeting

WHO: The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) Southern Region is holding a one-and-a-half-day meeting in Little Rock, Ark. The meeting, hosted by Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge who serves as chair of the NAAG Southern Region*, will focus on “Cyber Privacy and Security in the 21st Century.” WHAT: Topics to be addressed include corporate and public sector…

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AGs Urge Congress to Pass the SAFE Banking Act

Washington, D.C. — The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) has sent a letter to congressional leadership, urging them to pass the SAFE Banking Act. The bipartisan SAFE Banking Act would protect financial institutions that provide services to companies in the marijuana industry. Although the use of marijuana, both recreationally and medically, is legal in some states and territories,…

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NAAG and ASCLD Lead an Effort to Assist Puerto Rico Forensic Science Laboratory

Washington, D.C. — The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) and the American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors (ASCLD) today announced the completion of a successful two-week mission to assist the Puerto Rico Bureau of Forensic Science (BFS), also known as Negociado de Ciencias Forenses. The mission, which was conducted between April 21 and May…

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AGs to Congress: Support Funding for the Legal Services Corporation

Washington, D.C. — The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) sent a letter to Congress today in support of continued funding for the Legal Services Corporation (LSC). “For nearly 45 years, LSC funding has helped veterans and military families secure important benefits, supported survivors of domestic violence, and provided vital assistance to families facing foreclosure,…

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New Technology, But Just the Same Old Traditional Fraud

Crowdfunding is the practice of funding a project or business idea by raising small amounts of money from a large number of people, typically via the Internet.

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Media Advisory: Emergency and Crisis Management is Focus of Attorneys General Meeting

The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) is holding a one-and-a-half-day Presidential Initiative Summit in Lafayette, La. Hosted by NAAG President and Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry, it will focus on “Emergency and Crisis Management.”

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Nation’s Attorneys General Meet with President Trump

Washington, D.C. — Late yesterday, a bipartisan group of attorneys general from 38 states and territories met with President Donald Trump, Vice President Mike Pence, and U.S. Attorney General William Barr. The meeting focused heavily on the opioid epidemic, human trafficking, and criminal justice reform.  “The opioid epidemic, human trafficking, and criminal justice reform are critical issues facing our…

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Media Advisory: State AGs Convene in DC for Winter Meeting

The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG), with a membership comprised of the 56 state, District of Columbia and territory attorneys general, will host its annual Winter Meeting in Washington, D.C. Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry is the 2018-2019 NAAG president.

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NAAG Names Allison M. Gilmore Chief Communications Officer

Washington, D.C. — Allison Gilmore has been selected as the new chief communications officer (CCO) for the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG). As CCO, Gilmore will oversee communications staff, lead external and internal relations and provide strategic communications support to member offices. She will be responsible for increasing the visibility of the attorney general community to the…

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