The National Attorneys General Training & Research Institute

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


NAGTRI Journal

The NAGTRI Journal is published quarterly. The journal's goal is to help further the mission of the state and territorial attorneys general. To that end, please always feel free to tell us how we can do better. We look forward to the growth of the NAGTRI Journal, and know that all our members—attorneys general and their staff—will be an integral part of its advancement.

To submit article ideas, contact Judy McKee at 202-326-6044 or via email at To receive a free e-mail copy each quarter, contact Molly Flanagan via email at

Intellectual Property Theft Under State Law: A Prosecutor's Manual

This manual was drafted to serve as a guide for state prosecutors who are involved in prosecuting criminal cases involving intellectual property theft or misappropriation.

NAGTRI Prescription Opioid Projects

These projects are designed to assist attorneys general in their efforts to use evidence-based approaches to reducing opioid use and abuse in their states.

NAGTRI International Fellows Program Articles

NAGTRI/Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Public Health Law Fellowship Papers

Papers submitted as part of the Public Health Law Fellowship program.

Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act

Summary for Attorneys General
This document summarizes relevant provisions of the law related to the creation of the Bureau and highlights some sections of importance to the Attorneys General in crafting a partnership with this new Federal agency.

Potential Climate Change Disclosure Obligations Under the Federal Securities Laws and State Law

Lisa Kohl, Law Clerk
Growing scientific conclusions concerning the existence of climate change and increased executive and legislative attention given to the issue indicate that climate change regulation is increasingly probable..
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Second Circuit's September 21, 2009 decision in Connecticut v. American Electric Power Company, Inc., Nos. 05-5104-cv, 05-5119-cv

Sarah Bertozzi, Visiting Counsel
A summary of the panel's September 21 opinion and a discussion of its ramifications, beginning, as the court did, with background on Plaintiffs' complaints and the District Court's Opinion and Order.
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NAGTRI Manual: Preparing Cert Petitions & Oppositions

Dan Schweitzer, Director, Supreme Court Project
An overview of the procedures and strategies applicable to the cert process.

NAGTRI/Research/Columbia Law School National State Attorneys General Program Archive

Faculty Spotlight

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Course Schedule

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Research & Newsletters

NAGTRI produces comprehensive research and newsletters on topical legal issues.