Supreme Court Report: Volume 31, Issue 1

      October 12, 2023 Volume 31, Issue 1 This Report summarizes cases granted review on September 29, 2023 (Part I). Part I: Cases Granted Review Moody v. NetChoice, LLC, 22-277. A Florida law targets censorship on major social media platforms like Facebook, YouTube, and X (formerly known as Twitter) by regulating the platforms’…

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National Association of Attorneys General Announces Winners for 2023 Supreme Court Best Brief Awards

Washington, D.C. — The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) has announced the winners of the 2023 Supreme Court Best Brief Awards. The Best Brief Awards are given annually to honor appellate practitioners from state attorney general offices who have exhibited superb work in representing their states before the U.S. Supreme Court. The winners were…

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Supreme Court Practice Seminar

This annual two-day seminar gives attendees information and insights on how to effectively practice in the United States Supreme Court. The training begins at the Court with observation of oral arguments. Panels of experienced Supreme Court practitioners will then address oral argument, preparing petitions for writs of certiorari and oppositions thereto, writing merits briefs, and…
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Overseeing Charitable Assets: Donor Restrictions and Modification, Endowment Funds, and Investment Standards

Charities frequently call on regulators to review proposals meant to mitigate some challenge that impedes a charity’s administration of its assets. Whether the charity is seeking to modify a donor restriction or is considering new or novel ways to spend and invest endowment assets, regulators need to know how common law, uniform statutes, and state…

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State Data Privacy Statute Update

Representatives from attorney general offices who have recently passed data privacy laws will share information about their regulatory programs and implementation activities. Moderator Elizabeth Blackston, Assistant Attorney General, Chief, Consumer Fraud Bureau, Southern Region, Illinois Attorney General’s Office Speakers Kelley Walker, Assistant Attorney General, Tennessee Attorney General’s Office Stevie DeGroff, Assistant Attorney General, Colorado Attorney…
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Veteran Treatment Courts: Assisting Those Who Served

Many men and women who have served our country have suffered injuries and adversity, including PTSD, traumatic brain injury, and socio-economic challenges upon transition to civilian life. Veteran treatment courts are designed to assist veterans through coordinating efforts of the judiciary, prosecution, defense bar, probation, law enforcement, and social service agencies. Veteran treatment courts help…
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July Consumer Protection Chief of the Month

I was excited to take on the role of Chief of the Consumer Protection Division at the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office in May of this year, after nearly seven years serving as an Assistant Attorney General in the Consumer Protection Division, and most recently as its Managing Attorney. In Massachusetts, we are fortunate to have…

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State Attorney General, Federal Agency and Other Consumer Protection News: July 2023

Multistate Actions A bipartisan coalition of fifty-one attorneys general and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced a telemarketing fraud enforcement sweep: Operation Stop Scam Calls. The initiative which included more than one hundred federal and state law enforcement partners nationwide, targets telemarketers and the companies that hire them and takes action against lead generators who…

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2023 Consumer Protection Fall Conference

This year’s conference aims to address pressing and relevant consumer protection issues facing attorney general offices. Agenda 10/27/2023 SCHOLARSHIPS NAAG will provide a limited number of scholarships to selected participants from attorney general offices to participate in the training. Offices are not guaranteed a slot, though NAAG makes every effort to accept nominees from as…

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2023 Tobacco Policy & Responsible Retailing (TPRR) Conference

This training is a closed session for attorneys general and attorney general staff only.

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