NAGTRI Launches Center for International Partnerships and Strategic Collaboration

Carolina, Puerto Rico — The National Attorneys General Training and Research Institute (NAGTRI), the training and research arm of the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG), has established the Center for International Partnerships and Strategic Collaboration (CIPS-C). Its mission will focus on growing NAAG’s and NAGTRI’s international presence, building strategic partnerships in the global sphere, and providing…

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NAAG & ASCLD Partner to Assist Puerto Rico Forensic Science Laboratory

Washington, D.C. — The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG), the American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors (ASCLD), and the Governor of Puerto Rico announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) among NAAG, ASCLD, and Puerto Rico’s Department of Public Safety. This MOU sets forth the history and future of the Puerto Rico Forensic Science…

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NAAG Appointee Becomes Permanent Voting Member on the Law Enforcement Torch Run’s International Executive Council

Washington, D.C. — As a result of its partnership with the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG), the Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) International Executive Council voted Nov. 7 to add a NAAG appointee as a permanent voting member. Montana Attorney General Tim Fox is the current NAAG representative to the LETR executive council. “I’m honored to…

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Louisiana Attorney General is New NAAG President

Washington, DC — Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry was elected president of the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) during its Summer Meeting, June 19-21 in Portland, Oregon. The leadership transition of NAAG, whose members are the 56 state and territory attorneys general, took place last night. “I am thankful the nation’s chief legal officers…

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Media Advisory: State Attorneys General to Convene for Summer Meeting

The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) will hold its annual Summer Meeting in Portland, Ore. NAAG’s president is Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt.

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Congress Should Adequately Fund Legal Services Corporation

Washington, D.C. — The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) called on Congress today to provide adequate funding for the Legal Services Corporation (LSC), an independent, nonprofit organization established by Congress in 1974 that gives financial support for civil legal aid to low-income Americans. “For more than 40 years, LSC funding has helped veterans and…

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The Impact Money Laundering and Security Threats have on Prosecutors’ Abilities to Deter and Lessen the Effect of the Illegal Trade of Persons and Goods

The illegal trade of goods and people is, almost exclusively, motivated purely by financial gain. Disrupting these criminal enterprises requires a thorough understanding of the trafficking eco-system.

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Media Advisory: Protecting America’s Seniors 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 Manhattan, Kan. Hosted by NAAG President and Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt, it will focus on “Protecting America’s Seniors: Attorneys General United Against Elder Abuse.”

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Media Advisory: Health Care is Focus of Attorneys General Meeting

The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) Southern Region is holding a one-and-a-half-day meeting in Nashville, Tenn. It will focus on “Healthcare Dynamics in the 21st Century” and Tennessee Attorney Herbert H. Slatery III will host. He serves as chair of the NAAG Southern Region.

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New Director Chosen to Lead the National Attorneys General Training and Research Institute

Washington, D.C. — Amy Tenney Curren has been chosen as the new director of the National Attorneys General Training and Research Institute (NAGTRI), a branch of the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG). Curren most recently served as assistant dean for Academic Services and Registrar and a member of the adjunct faculty at the American University Washington College…

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