Volume 6, Number 9

September 26, 2012

A Preview of The 2012 Supreme Court Term
By Dan Schweitzer, NAAG Supreme Court Counsel
It’s that time of year again. No, not football season – Supreme Court season! Next week, the Court will begin another Term. The Court has agreed to hear 33 cases so far, filling up its October, November, and December argument sessions.
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AG Spotlight
Since being elected in 2010, Guam Attorney General Lenny Rapadas has accomplished much in a short time in office. His most significant achievement to date is setting the parameters within which the Guam legislature can work regarding the U.S. Constitution, the Guam Organic Act, and the separation of powers. He issued several opinions early in his term that drew that line for the legislature.
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Decisions Affecting the Powers and Duties of Attorneys General
By Emily Myers, NAAG Antitrust Counsel & Powers and Duties Counsel
This is another in our series reporting on recent decisions from across the country affecting the powers and duties of state and territorial Attorneys General.
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“Minimum Contacts” in the Yottabyte Age1
By Hedda Litwin, NAAG Cyberspace Law Counsel
In International Shoe v. Washington, 326 U.S. 310 (1945), the U.S. Supreme Court established the constitutional requirement that before a court can exercise personal jurisdiction over a party, that party must have certain minimum contacts with the forum in which the court sits. However, the test for personal jurisdiction becomes more difficult to define when the minimum contacts were established online.
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Addressing Law Enforcement Corruption
This is the first of several public corruption articles to appear in the monthly NAAGazette. They are the work of attorneys who participated in the June 2012 National Attorneys General Training and Research Institute (NAGTRI) International Fellows Program.
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