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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NAAG Urges DEA and SAMSHA to Extend Telehealth Capabilities for Opioid Use Disorder Treatment

A bipartisan group of 45 state attorneys general urge the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to permanently extend telehealth flexibilities after the expiration of the public health emergency for prescribing buprenorphine, one of three Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved medications for treating opioid use disorder. Buprenorphine…

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Bipartisan Coalition of Attorneys General Urge DEA and SAMSHA to Extend Telehealth Capabilities for Opioid Use Disorder Treatment

National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) calls on the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA) to permanently extend telehealth flexibilities for prescribing buprenorphine, an opioid use disorder treatment.   Buprenorphine is one of three medications approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat patients suffering from…

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NAAG to Host 2022 NAAG Capital Forum

WHO:              The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) invites members of the press to attend its 2022 NAAG Capital Forum. WHAT:            The 2022 NAAG Capital Forum will provide an opportunity for state and territory attorneys general to engage with federal officials, discuss important policy issues, and learn about the latest state and federal legal…

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Idaho Attorney General Lawrence Wasden Recognized for Career Leadership and Dedication to Reducing Youth Tobacco Use

Washington D.C. — Idaho Attorney General Lawrence Wasden was recognized by the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) this week for his long-term commitment and leadership in reducing youth tobacco use. As a five-term Idaho attorney general, Wasden is a leader on tobacco issues within the attorney general community. He was Chief Deputy Attorney General…

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National Association of Attorneys General Announces Winners for 2022 Supreme Court Best Brief Awards

Washington, D.C. — The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) has announced the winners of the 2022 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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