“Admitted to Practice,” “Practicing Lawyer,” “Active Practice”—What Attorney General Qualifications Mean

It is unusual for courts to decide on the qualifications for candidates for state attorney general, but it has happened in three states during the past two election cycles. Although it was the most recently decided, the California case about attorney general qualifications was filed before the 2018 election.  A petition for writ of mandamus…

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State Attorneys General Powers and Responsibilities

The fourth edition of the most authoritative and complete source about the powers and responsibilities of state attorney general offices.

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AGs Call for Federal Policy Change to Expand Medicaid Authority

As the Attorneys General of our respective states, we write in support of your legislation, H.R. 3891, that would expand the authority of Medicaid Fraud Control Units (MFCUs) to detect, investigate and prosecute Medicaid patient abuse in non-institutional settings.

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Recent Powers and Duties Decisions

A report on the latest decisions across the country affecting the powers and duties of state and territory attorneys general.

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Recent Powers and Duties Decisions

A report on the latest decisions across the country affecting the powers and duties of state and territory attorneys general.

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NAAG Publishes 4th Edition of Book Exploring the Role of State Attorneys General

Washington, D.C. — The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) announced the publication of a new edition of “State Attorneys General Powers and Responsibilities,” the most authoritative and complete source for information about state attorney general offices. Now in its fourth edition, the book is the only publication that fully explores the unique office of state attorney general, including…

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A Reinterpretation With Unintended Consequences: Did the USDOJ Just Declare Your State Lottery Illegal?

In sum, the 2018 Opinion could directly impact one of the state’s most meaningful sources of revenue—the state lottery.

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Recent Powers and Duties Decisions

This article reports on the latest decisions across the country affecting the powers and duties of state attorneys general.

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Recent Powers and Duties Decisions

This article reports on the latest decisions across the country affecting the powers and duties of state and territory attorneys general.

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Recent Powers and Duties Decisions

This article reports on the latest decisions across the country affecting the powers and duties of state attorneys general.

Read More →