Supreme Court Report: Dubin v. United States, 22-10

  Volume 30, Issue 2 This Report summarizes cases granted review on November 4 and 10, 2022 Case Granted Review: Dubin v. United States, 22-10 Dubin v. United States, 22-10. The federal aggravated identity theft statute makes it a crime “during and in relation to a” predicate felony to knowingly transfer, possess, or “use[], without…

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Supreme Court Report: Amgen Inc. v. Sanofi, 21-757

  Volume 30, Issue 2 This Report summarizes cases granted review on November 4 and 10, 2022 Case Granted Review: Amgen Inc. v. Sanofi, 21-757 Amgen Inc. v. Sanofi, 21-757. Section 112 of the Patent Act requires an inventor applying for a patent to provide a “written description of the invention, and of the manner…

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Supreme Court Report: Abitron Austria GmbH v. Hetronic Int’l, Inc., 21-1043

  Volume 30, Issue 2 This Report summarizes cases granted review on November 4 and 10, 2022 Case Granted Review: Abitron Austria GmbH v. Hetronic Int’l, Inc., 21-1043 Abitron Austria GmbH v. Hetronic Int’l, Inc., 21-1043. The question presented is “[w]hether the court of appeals erred in applying the Lanham Act extraterritorially to petitioners’ foreign…

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Supreme Court Report: Arizona v. Navajo Nation, 21-1484; Dep’t of Interior v. Navajo Nation, 22-51

  Volume 30, Issue 2 This Report summarizes cases granted review on November 4 and 10, 2022 Case Granted Review: Arizona v. Navajo Nation, 21-1484; Dep’t of Interior v. Navajo Nation, 22-51 Arizona v. Navajo Nation, 21-1484; Dep’t of Interior v. Navajo Nation, 22-51. The Court previously entered a decree in an original jurisdiction action,…

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Center for Ethics and Public Integrity Newsletter: November 2022

This compendium of news reports about corruption and ethics issues is brought to you by the Center for Ethics and Public Integrity (CEPI). Neither the National Association of Attorneys General nor the National Attorneys General Training & Research Institute expresses a view as to the accuracy of news accounts, nor as to the position expounded…

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Attorney General Consumer Protection News: October 2022

Multistate Actions Led by Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison, a bipartisan coalition of 35 attorneys general filed an amicus brief in the U.S. Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals supporting Oklahoma’s laws that regulate pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs). Oklahoma’s laws are being challenged, on ERISA preemption grounds, in the latest lawsuit filed by the PBM industry’s national lobbying association,…

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Federal Agency and Other Consumer Protection News: October 2022

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) entered into a consent order with Choice Money Transfer doing business as Small World Money Transfer for alleged multiple violations of the Remittance Transfer Rule and the Electronic Fund Transfer Act. The CFPB alleged the company did not accurately disclose prepayment information to remittance senders,…

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2022 Forensic Genetic Genealogy Webinar Series

How to Ethically and Effectively Use This Powerful Tool to Solve Serious Crimes             Virtual Hosted by NAGTRI Center for Ethics and Public Integrity, NIJ National Center on Forensics, and George Mason University   This free six-part webinar series, which is sponsored by the NIJ National Center on Forensics, provides…

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2022 Forensic Genetic Genealogy Webinar Series

How to Ethically and Effectively Use This Powerful Tool to Solve Serious Crimes             Virtual Hosted by NAGTRI Center for Ethics and Public Integrity, NIJ National Center on Forensics, and George Mason University   This free six-part webinar series, which is sponsored by the NIJ National Center on Forensics, provides…

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2022 Forensic Genetic Genealogy Webinar Series

How to Ethically and Effectively Use This Powerful Tool to Solve Serious Crimes             Virtual Hosted by NAGTRI Center for Ethics and Public Integrity, NIJ National Center on Forensics, and George Mason University   This free six-part webinar series, which is sponsored by the NIJ National Center on Forensics, provides…

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