The National Attorneys General Training & Research Institute
Volume 1, Number 3
All the articles in a handy portable format.
Chris Toth, NAAG Deputy Executive Director and NAGTRI Director
The International Association of Prosecutors (IAP) was formed in 1995 as the first and only global association of prosecutors, with a vision to set and raise standards of professional conduct and ethics of prosecutors worldwide. The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) is an organizational member.
Jeanette Manning, NAGTRI Program Counsel
The National Attorneys General Training and Research Institute (NAGTRI) will host its sixth annual International Fellows Program this June. The program provides the opportunity for participants from all over the world to work collaboratively on the global legal issues they face in their roles as government attorneys.
Roushani Mansoor, Justice Advisor, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, U.S. Department of State
NAAG entered into a Memorandum of Understanding in 2014 with the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL), establishing a professional agreement whereby NAGTRI, a NAAG branch, conducts legal trainings with international delegations. Three NAGTRI Journal articles written by participating attorneys general staff offer a glimpse into how the partnership cultivates a deeper understanding and appreciation for alternative cultures, customs, and legal systems. Read about their experiences in Ukraine, Ethiopia and Macedonia.
Maureen Keough, Deputy Chief, and Jim Baum, Assistant Attorney General, Rhode Island Attorney General's Office
Robert Clark, Special Counsel, Connecticut Attorney General's Office
Jeromy Pankratz, Assistant Attorney General, South Dakota Attorney General's Office
Kathy Jennings, State Prosecutor, Delaware Department of Justice, and Anne Schwartz, Special Advisor, Wisconsin Department of Justice
Karen White, Executive Director, Conference of Western Attorneys General
The Conference of Western Attorneys General (CWAG) facilitated a training to assist Mexican state attorneys general personnel in their country's transition from an inquisitorial justice system to its new oral, adversarial criminal justice system. This article introduces the CWAG Alliance Partnership and elaborates on how the program fosters international relationships and works to strengthen the rule of law in Mexico and the United States.