Attorneys General Urge Congress to Appropriate Funding for Legal Services Corporation

Washington, D.C. – On April 26, 2024, the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) sent a letter to leaders of the U.S. House and Senate Appropriations Committees urging them to allocate robust funding for the nonprofit Legal Services Corporation (LSC) in the FY2025 budget. Each year LSC awards field grants to a network of nonprofit…

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A Bipartisan Coalition of 39 State Attorneys General Urge Congressional Action on Pharmacy Benefit Manager Reform

For Release:   Feb. 21, 2024 Twitter:           @NatlAssnAttysGn WASHINGTON, D.C. –  The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) sent a letter to Congressional leaders on behalf of 39 attorneys general who urge the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives to engage in meaningful debate and reform of the current practices of pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs). The…

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2023 Attorney General Symposium & Presidential Summit

Hilton Philadelphia at Penn’s Landing Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Register now for combined programming for the Attorney General Symposium and Presidential Summit! Attorney General Symposium The Attorney General Symposium provides a forum for attorneys general to work on bipartisan initiatives and collaborate with and learn from local, state, and federal partners. A variety of topics and issues…

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Masterclass | Dollars and Sense in Negotiating on Behalf of Government Clients

Being a skilled negotiator is critical in representing state clients. No matter the type of case, there are functional concepts and tactics that are useful for negotiating favorable agreements. The presenters for this webinar are experienced attorneys with years of experience in negotiating agreements in a variety of roles. Speakers David P. Chaisson, Assistant Attorney…
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Masterclass Professional | Integrating Project Management Principles into Everyday Business

The principles remain surprisingly similar from managing complex projects to navigating daily routines. This session discusses applying project management techniques to everyday practices to increase productivity and reduce inefficiencies. Speaker Michael Willis, Director, Instructional and Information Systems, National Association of Attorneys General. Continuing Legal Education (CLE) CLE is not available for this webinar. Accessibility Planning…
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STATEMENT FROM 136 FORMER ATTORNEYS GENERAL SUPPORTING ISRAEL

A bipartisan coalition of former attorneys general representing 47 states and the District of Columbia, Guam & Puerto Rico, both Democrats and Republicans, stand united with the National Association of Attorney General and the Attorney General Alliance (AGA) in our unqualified support for Israel as it fights back against the savage attack which killed and…

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Building a Compassionate Legal System: Enhancing Courtroom Accommodations and Preventing Revictimization

This program will take a trauma-informed approach, panelists will discuss how to promote access to justice for all individuals within the courtroom. Topics will include: Stigmatizing language The importance of developing a welcoming environment Dehumanizing words, and bias Promoting the humanity of the person in the courtroom Supporting emotional and physical safety Preparing a different…
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2023 Capital Forum

Join us for our annual Capital Forum, Dec. 4-6, 2023! Online registration for Capital Forum is now closed. If you would like to register, contact Amy Jackson. This annual event allows state and territory attorneys general an opportunity to engage with federal officials, discuss important policy issues, and learn about the latest state and federal…

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The Uniform Law Commission Seeks Input for Study Committee on Cybercrime

While the Uniform Law Commission (ULC) is best known for drafting and enacting uniform state laws dealing with commercial transactions, real property, family, and trust and estates law, it has also focused on criminal law statutes in areas where uniformity is important and practicable.   Recently, the ULC has drafted and enacted the Uniform Pretrial Release…

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Minnesota Attorney General CID to Political Action Committee Not Preempted

Earlier this year, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit upheld the Minnesota Attorney General’s authority to investigate potential consumer violations by a federal political action committee (PAC), finding that Minnesota law was not preempted by the Federal Election Campaign Act (FECA). WinRed v. Ellison, No. 22-1238 (8th Cir. Feb. 7, 2023). WinRed…

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