Volume 4, Number 5

May 27, 2010

Tobacco Case Reaffirms Confidentiality of NAAG Legal Advice
Oleg Kobelev, Tobacco Project Counsel
In Tobaccoville USA v. McMaster, the South Carolina Supreme Court reaffirmed April 12 the attorney-client privilege between the state attorneys general and the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG).
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Employee Spotlight
Even though you’re not supposed to judge a book by its cover, Lisa Jeter knows that most people ignore this old adage. She surely has this in mind whenever she is working her creative magic on NAAG’s Web site and print publications.
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Attorneys General Meet to Discuss Coastal Environmental Issues
Paula Cotter, Energy & Environment Counsel and Steve Ruckman, Honors Attorney, Executive Division, Maryland Attorney General's Office
Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler and Maine Attorney General Janet Mills hosted an April 19 NAAG Eastern Region conference on coastal environmental issues.
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Get To Know: National Association of State Charities Officials
Eric Carriker, NASCO President
The National Association of State Charities Officials (NASCO) was formed in 1979 as an association of assistant attorneys general and other state charity regulators to enhance the effectiveness of state charity regulation by providing a forum for exchanging views and fostering interstate cooperation.
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Seattle in the Summer: Last Chance to Register for June Meeting
The 2010 Summer Meeting promises to be one of NAAG’s best! Our theme for the June 14 – 16 meeting is “Using Technology to Protect the Public” and will feature several panel discussions focused on technology, crime, and consumer protection.
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Water Law is Focus of Western Attorneys General
The Conference of Western Attorneys General (CWAG) Chair, Colorado Attorney General John Suthers, hosted Western Attorneys General and distinguished legal experts from across the country April 29 and 30 to discuss major issues in water law at The Broadmoor hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo.
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