Mission Foundation

The NAAG Mission Foundation, Inc. is a 501 (c) 3 organization that was formed in 2002 with proceeds from the 1998 Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement (MSA). The purpose of the Mission Foundation is to benefit NAAG’s mission by: Engaging in education, research, and training programs. Supporting the enforcement of the MSA. Funding other NAAG programs…

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Human Trafficking Work

Human trafficking is a transnational crime with impacts across the globe. NAAG is committed to serving the U.S. attorney general community and prosecutors throughout the world in their work combatting this scourge and protecting and restoring victims. NAAG’s human trafficking work includes the related crimes of domestic and gender-based violence, and focuses on collaborating with stakeholders to strengthen law…

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Consumer Protection Work

Consumer protection work is an essential aspect of attorney general offices. Attorneys general and their staff help consumers by addressing consumer complaints, providing alerts about scams and issues, offering educational materials, and enforcing state consumer protection laws. The Center for Consumer Protection (CCP) is dedicated to assisting attorney general offices in their consumer protection work,…

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Center for Supreme Court Advocacy Initiatives

The NAAG Center for Supreme Court Advocacy supports state attorneys general in their work with the Supreme Court in the following ways. Technical Assistance The NAAG Center for Supreme Court Advocacy provides technical assistance to staff in state attorney general offices by: Conducting 15-25 moot courts each Supreme Court Term. Editing briefs filed by state attorneys general, including merits briefs, amicus briefs,…

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Past Presidential Initiatives

2023: Dave Yost (OH) Protecting Veterans: Serving Those Who Served  2022: Tom Miller (IA) Consumer Protection 2.0: Tech Threats and Tools 2021: Karl A. Racine (DC) The People v. Hate: Standing Up for Humanity 2020: Tim Fox (MT) Transformational Leadership & Civility 2018-2019: Jeff Landry (LA) Emergency and Crisis Management  2017 – 2018: Derek Schmidt (KS) …

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Strategic Partnerships

For questions about establishing a strategic partnership with NAAG, please contact Jeanette Manning. American Bar Association About Expand The control and administration of the American Bar Association (ABA) is vested in the House of Delegates, the policy-making body of the ABA. NAAG annually sends one attorney general to the ABA Annual and Midyear Meetings to represent the…

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Presidential Initiative

Each year, the NAAG president identifies an issue to raise public awareness and dedicate Association resources during their one-year term. In typical years, NAAG hosts a Presidential Initiative Summit during which the NAAG president and their colleagues discuss the initiative topic, raise awareness, and suggest solutions to presented challenges. Explore previous presidential initiatives. For more information,…

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NAAG Center for Excellence in Governance

Our excellence in governance programming is devoted to strengthening individual and collective leadership among state attorneys general by establishing platforms to study and discuss the responsibilities of public leadership and service.  We achieve this mission through:  Enhancing civil, bipartisan dialogue and engagement among attorneys general.  Helping attorneys general respond to the challenges inherent in elected office.  Facilitating the…

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Center for Supreme Court Advocacy

The Center for Supreme Court Advocacy helps states present cases effectively before the U.S. Supreme Court and provides informational resources and updates to the states and territories regarding important Supreme Court decisions. The Supreme Court Center accomplishes it mission, in part, by: Conducting moot courts each Supreme Court Term. Editing briefs filed by state attorneys general….

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Center for Tobacco and Public Health

The NAAG Center for Tobacco and Public Health (Tobacco Center) specializes in all matters relating to tobacco and nicotine, especially the 1998 tobacco Master Settlement Agreement (MSA) and to the regulation of tobacco and nicotine products. The Tobacco Center is dedicated to providing legal advice and representation on such matters to the attorneys general. The Tobacco Center also supports the states that are parties to the MSA (i.e., Settling States) in their work to interpret, implement, and enforce the MSA.   The Tobacco Center acts at…

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