Volume 4, Number 2

February 26, 2010

Protecting Children from Internet Predators is Focus of Presidential Initiative Summit
Attorneys General, corporate and association representatives, and other stakeholders convened Feb. 8 –10 for the NAAG Presidential Initiative Summit, “Virtual World – Real Crime” to discuss strategies to protect children from Internet predators and consumers from online fraud.
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Employee Spotlight
Emily Myers juggles a few roles at NAAG. As the antitrust counsel, she helps states coordinate multistate antitrust cases, serves as the liaison with the federal antitrust agencies (the U.S. Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission), serves as an information clearinghouse for antitrust lawyers in the Attorneys General offices, and maintains the antitrust Web page on the NAAG Web site.
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Student Loan Repayment Assistance Available for Public Service Attorneys
Blair Tinkle, General Counsel and Congressional Liaison
One of the more pressing challenges that the criminal justice system faces today is the retention of public service attorneys. In the current economic climate, both prosecutor’s and public defender’s offices find it difficult to attract attorneys to public service within their offices with law graduates often times seeking more lucrative private sector positions
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Combating Financial Fraud
The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) formed a partnership in July 2009 with several federal departments and agencies, led by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), to address the growing issues surrounding mortgage fraud.
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Get to Know: Northwestern AGEP
Linda E. Kelly, Director, Northwestern Law Attorneys General Education Program
The Northwestern Law Attorneys General Education Program (AGEP) offers free---no tuition, plus reimbursement of expenses---education programs to Attorneys General and their senior staff.
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Consumer Protection Week
Attorneys General across the country will join a group of federal, state, and local government agencies and national consumer advocacy organizations to recognize the 12th annual National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW) held March 7 - 13.
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Federal Office Helps with SORNA
When the Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act became law on July 27, 2006, it set the stage for jurisdictions to strengthen their monitoring and tracking of sex offenders.
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Trial Advocacy

September 29 - October 3, 2014
Columbia, SC
Contact: Bill Malloy

NAAG 2014 Eastern Region Meeting

September 30 - October 1, 2014
Providence, RI
Contact: Noreen Leahy

2014 NAAG/NASCO Conference

October 6 - 8, 2014
Washington, DC
Contact: Mark Neil

Trial Advocacy Training for OAG-NY

October 6 - 9, 2014
Albany, New York
Contact: Bill Malloy

Intellectual Property Theft Training Seminar: Bel Air, MD

October 6, 2014
401 Thomas Rund Road
Contact: Judy McKee

2014 NAAG Antitrust Litigation Training

October 8 - 10, 2014
Madison, Wisconsin
Contact: Emily Myers