Supreme Court Report: Volume 31, Issue 7

      February 27, 2024 Volume 31, Issue 7 This Report summarizes opinions issued on February 8 and 21, 2024 (Part I).   Part I: Opinions McElrath v. Georgia, 22-721. The Court unanimously held that the Double Jeopardy Clause bars retrial of a defendant for a crime on which he was previously acquitted―even where…

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Anatomy of a Complex Consumer Protection Case Training

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2024 Consumer Protection Spring Conference

This year’s event aims to address pressing and relevant consumer protection issues facing attorney general offices. Wednesday morning and Thursday’s and Friday’s sessions are open to attorney general office staff only. On Wednesday, from approximately noon until 7:30 p.m., the private, nonprofit, and government sectors are invited to attend the public portion of the conference,…

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Supreme Court Report: Volume 31, Issue 6

      January 24, 2024 Volume 31, Issue 6 This Report summarizes cases granted review on January 5, 12, and 22, 2024 (Part I).   Part I: Cases Granted Review Trump v. Anderson, 23-719.  The Court will resolve whether the Colorado Supreme Court erred in ordering former President Donald Trump to be excluded from…

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Consumer Protection 101

This is an introductory-level training for attorneys tasked with enforcing consumer protection laws and who have three years or less of consumer-related experience. This training gives participants an introduction to fundamental consumer law concepts, and practical approaches to overcoming challenges encountered when enforcing consumer protection laws. Experienced faculty combine presentations and skills sessions to build…
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Supreme Court Report: Volume 31, Issue 5

      December 18, 2023 Volume 31, Issue 5 This Report summarizes cases granted review on December 13, 2023 (Part I).   Part I: Cases Granted Review FDA v. Alliance for Hippocratic Medicine, 22-235; Danco Laboratories, L.L.C. v. Alliance for Hippocratic Medicine, 22-236. The Court will review a Fifth Circuit ruling holding “that respondents—doctors…

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Supreme Court Report: Volume 31, Issue 4

      Dec. 12, 2023 Volume 30, Issue 17 This Report summarizes an opinion issued on Dec. 5, 2023 (Part I); and cases granted review on Nov. 20 and Dec. 8, 2023 (Part II). Part I: Opinion Acheson Hotels, LLC, v. Laufer, 22-429. The Court dismissed the case as moot. At issue was whether…

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SafeNetRx and Iowa Attorney General: Partnership for Successful Re-entry

In Iowa, individuals transitioning back into the community can receive free medications to support successful re-entry. This innovative partnership between the Iowa Attorney General’s Office and SafeNetRx, a charitable pharmacy and medication distributor, strengthens communities by supporting the physical and behavioral wellness of men and women following incarceration. Learn how the Iowa Attorney General leverages…

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Supreme Court Report: Volume 31, Issue 3

      November 27, 2023 Volume 31, Issue 3 This Report summarizes cases granted review on November 3 and 13, 2023 (Part I). Part I: Cases Granted Review National Rifle Association of America v. Vullo, 22-842. The Court will resolve under what circumstances a government regulator’s actions urging regulated entities not to do business…

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Annual Beginner’s Guide to the Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement (MSA) and Tobacco and Nicotine Regulation Training

This training is designed for attorneys, paralegals, and other staff working on tobacco and MSA matters with less than two years of experience in this area. This training will focus on the MSA and tobacco and nicotine regulation. Topics include: Basics of MSA State tobacco directory certifications Calculation and monitoring of non-participating manufacturer escrow deposits…
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