Thriving in a Remote Workplace, Part IV: From Crisis to Balance – Maintaining Equanimity in the Face of Uncertainty

This webinar looks at how we can transition from managing crisis to a more balanced approach that will serve us in the face of continued uncertainty and change in our environment. We discuss how long-term uncertainty can affect us – both personally and professionally – with a focus on what we can do to effectively…

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How Scammers and Marketers Use Psychology to Persuade Consumers

In celebration of 2021 National Consumer Protection Week, the NAAG Consumer Protection Committee and NAGTRI Center for Consumer Protection host a dialogue with experts in the field of consumer psychology and consumer advertising. They discuss how consumers make decisions and how scammers and marketers use psychology to persuade consumers.
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Work Smarter, Not Harder: Using Data in Charity Enforcement

Access to information and analysis of data can enable regulators to target enforcement efforts effectively for increased impact. Learn about the kinds of data available, and how it can be used in a major enforcement initiative or in an existing investigation. Hear about some interesting state enforcement efforts using data from state enforcement officials and…
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Crisis Standards of Care During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Legal and Policy-Related Issues

As various regions of the the United States experienced COVID-19-related surges in cases, hospitals and other providers have reported scarcity in essential resources (e.g., available intensive care unit (ICU) beds, personnel, treatments, and personal protective equipment (PPE)). In response, providers as well as state, territorial, and local health authorities have prepared and/or implemented crisis standards…

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Charity Regulation and Oversight of 501(c)(4) Social Welfare Organizations

State attorneys general and other charity regulators have clear authority and responsibility for the oversight of charitable organizations. Usually, these organizations are recognized as tax exempt by the IRS under IRC Sec. 501(c)(3). But what about social welfare organizations that are tax exempt under 501(c)(4)? This webinar addresses the following: What are 501(c)(4) organizations and…
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Nuclear Power Plant Decommissioning: What Attorney General Offices Need to Know

This webinar provides an overview of issues related to the closure and decommissioning of nuclear power plants. The program includes a discussion of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) process and NRC oversight of radiological decommissioning, the importance and role of nuclear decommissioning trust funds, state agency jurisdiction for site restoration, issues not subject to…

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Virtual NAGTRI/SABA Bankruptcy Seminar: Bankruptcy from a Governmental Perspective

NAGTRI’s Annual Bankruptcy Seminar includes segments catering to everyone from bankruptcy novices learning the basics to the pros in the office with a wealth of experience looking to discuss the latest hot topics. The sessions are presented by a mix of experienced government counsel, private counsel and professors, and judges who have been handling those…

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Responding to Hate, Building Safer Communities Webinar

As part of his 2021 Presidential Initiative “The People v. Hate: Standing Up for Humanity,” NAAG President and District of Columbia Attorney General Karl A. Racine hosts a training focused on hate crimes. Join nationally recognized experts to learn more about the special role hate crime laws play in the United States, civil litigation strategies…

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Facial Recognition Technology 101: An Introduction for the State Attorney General Community

Facial recognition technology – AI assisted biometric algorithms that examine images of human faces to identify or authenticate an individual – has generated both excitement regarding its benefits and concerns over privacy and the potential for its surveillance capabilities to misidentify individuals. From government/law enforcement to private industry, its growing ubiquity has led some in…

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Insurance in the Time of COVID-19

The unprecedented effects of the COVID-19 virus have left the states, like others, with many unexpected expenses coupled with downturns in revenues. An immediate question is whether there are insurance policies that would provide any compensation for those effects. As states make decisions on reopening facilities, are there any liabilities that they may face from…

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