National Association of Attorneys General Condemns Attack on U.S. Capitol

Washington, D.C. — The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) sent a letter to Acting U.S. Attorney General Jeffrey A. Rosen on behalf of a bipartisan coalition of 50 attorneys general condemning the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol and stating such actions cannot be allowed to go unchecked. The letter, led by Colorado…

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Attorneys General Push FDA to Examine Progress in Opioid Fight

Washington, D.C. — The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) sent a letter asking the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to examine recent progress in the agency’s fight against the opioid epidemic. The bipartisan coalition of state and territory attorneys general is seeking a progress report regarding recent steps taken by the FDA to…

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“Admitted to Practice,” “Practicing Lawyer,” “Active Practice”—What Attorney General Qualifications Mean

It is unusual for courts to decide on the qualifications for candidates for state attorney general, but it has happened in three states during the past two election cycles. Although it was the most recently decided, the California case about attorney general qualifications was filed before the 2018 election.  A petition for writ of mandamus…

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NAAG Supports Creation of UNESCO and International Association of Prosecutors Partnership to Support Prosecution of Crimes Against Journalists

Washington, D.C. — The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) is supporting a new partnership between the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the International Association of Prosecutors (IAP) to promote the safety of journalists. In particular, NAAG, through the NAGTRI Center for International Partnerships and Strategic Collaboration, contributed to reviewing and…

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Attorneys General Support Federal Legislation to Protect Safety of Federal Judges and their Families

Washington, D.C. — The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) sent a letter urging Congress to pass legislation aimed at protecting the safety of federal judges and their families. The letter, signed by 51 of America’s attorneys general, supports passage of the Daniel Anderl Judicial Security and Privacy Act or similar legislation. The bill would…

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NAAG Recognizes Outstanding Award Recipients

Each year, the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) is proud to honor members of the attorney general community for their outstanding achievements and invaluable contributions to the work of the organization. These coveted awards honor the many efforts of the hardworking and passionate staff and leaders from attorneys general offices who devote their unique…

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Video Library

2020 Capital Forum Video Archive The 2020 Capital Forum featured sessions on lobbying-related issues, mindfulness and well-being, standing up for humanity, transformational leadership and civility, and the U.S. Supreme Court. Watch Now 2020 Presidential Series Video Archive Attorney General Fox’s 2020 Presidential Initiative on “Transformational Leadership and Civility” was focused on strengthening collective leadership among the…

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National Association of Attorneys General Announces Annual Award Recipients

Washington, D.C. — The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) announced its annual award winners during the Virtual 2020 NAAG Capital Forum on Dec. 2. Montana Attorney General and 2020 NAAG President Tim Fox was the recipient of the Kelley-Wyman Award, the Association’s most prestigious honor, given annually to the attorney general who has done…

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Transformational Leadership and Civility

Attorney General Fox’s 2020 Presidential Initiative on “Transformational Leadership and Civility” was focused on strengthening collective leadership among the state and territory attorneys general, as well as enhancing civil and bipartisan engagement. Read General Fox’s thesis on leadership. 2020 Presidential Series Video Library Wed., July 29, 2020 Politics and the Attorney General: How to Navigate…

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District of Columbia Attorney General Karl A. Racine is Elected NAAG President

Washington, D.C. — District of Columbia Attorney General Karl A. Racine was elected president of the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) at its Capital Forum, Dec. 2-3. During the event, General Racine announced his Presidential Initiative “The People v. Hate: Standing Up for Humanity.” The initiative commenced on Dec. 3 with a keynote address…

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