Volume 7, Number 11

November 26, 2013

Decisions Affecting the Powers and Duties of Attorneys General
Emily Myers, NAAG Antitrust Counsel and 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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NAAG Employee Spotlight
Jesse T. Longbrake joined NAAG in October as visiting counsel through the George Washington University (GWU) Law School’s Pathways to Practice program.
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Fifteen Years after the Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement: Successes and Challenges
NAAG co-hosted an Oct. 23 panel discussion in Washington, D.C., to commemorate the 15th anniversary of the tobacco Master Settlement Agreement. The event brought together attorneys general and experts in public health and tobacco control to discuss the successes and challenges of the largest civil litigation settlement in U.S. history.
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NAAG Convenes Fifth Tobacco Triennial Conference
William Lieblich, NAAG Tobacco Deputy Chief Counsel
NAAG convened its Fifth Triennial Conference on Oct. 8 in Madison, Wis., held pursuant to the tobacco Master Settlement Agreement. The conference’s purpose is to evaluate the agreement’s success and coordinate efforts by the attorneys general and the participating manufacturers to continue to reduce youth smoking.
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2013 Bankruptcy Seminar: Under the Stars and In the Spotlight
Karen Cordry, NAAG Bankruptcy Counsel
This year’s bankruptcy seminar was held Oct. 6-9 in Santa Fe, N.M. A high point was the opportunity to make a presentation on issues relating to matters of concern to governmental entities to the Commission to Study the Reform of Chapter 11.
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NAAG Winter Meeting Registration is Open
Join NAAG for its largest annual meeting of the year to be held Feb. 24-26 in Washington, D.C. Register by Jan. 27 and save.
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2014 Chief Deputies/Chiefs of Staff Meeting

April 23 - 25, 2014
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Persuasive Legal Writing

April 23 - 25, 2014
National Advocacy Center, Columbia, SC
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April 23, 2014
Perry County Public Library Auditorium
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April 25, 2014
Louisville Metro Police Department, LMPD Training Academy
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Sheraton Four Points, Norwood, MA
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