The National Attorneys General Training & Research Institute

The National Attorneys General Training & Research Institute The National Attorneys General Training & Research Institute

Volume 1, Number 2

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Thoughts About Leadership

Jim McPherson, NAAG Executive Director
NAAG Executive Director Jim McPherson discusses establishing a vision, exercising patience, maintaining relationships and other guidance in this piece on using leadership skills.

The Effects of Marijuana Legalization on Employment Law

Francesca Liquori, Former NAGTRI Program Counsel
Twenty-six states and the District of Columbia have legalized marijuana in varying degrees in recent years. This article explores concerns most commonly faced by employers located in states which have legalized marijuana and provides suggestions for how employers can best navigate this landscape.

Recent Powers and Duties Decisions

Emily Myers, NAAG Antitrust and Powers and Duties Chief Counsel
This article reports on the latest decisions across the country affecting the powers and duties of state attorneys general.

U.S. Supreme Court Brief Writing Style Guide

Dan Schweitzer, Director and Chief Counsel, NAAG Center for Supreme Court Advocacy
In the first of a style guide series, Dan Schweitzer, director and chief counsel of NAAG's Center for Supreme Court Advocacy, shares his insights and expertise in crafting a well written U.S. Supreme Court brief.

NAGTRI Prescription Opioid Projects

Amy Tenney Curren, NAGTRI Director
NAAG received a $2.1 million grant for consumer and prescriber education programs focused on drug information. Through its National Attorneys General Training and Research Institute (NAGTRI), NAAG is hosting conferences and trainings and developing materials that assist attorneys general in their approaches to reduce prescription opioid use and abuse in their states.

Motion to Admit Exhibit #1 Granted: NAGTRI's Evidentiary Foundations Manual

The National Attorneys General Training and Research Institute (NAGTRI) recently released its Evidentiary Foundations for Government Attorneys manual. Written by trial lawyers for trial lawyers, this manual equips litigators with a better understanding of the process of laying a proper and sufficient evidentiary foundation, an essential skill in the courtroom. Buy your copy today!

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