Volume 7, Number 6-7

July 17, 2013

New NAAG Executive Committee Leading the Association
The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) has a new Executive Committee leading the organization as of June 20. NAAG elects its officers yearly through geographical rotation by region.
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Wyoming’s Attorney General Confirmed as Federal Judge
The U.S. Senate voted unanimously July 8 to confirm Wyoming Attorney General Gregory Phillips as a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit.
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The Supreme Court Term: Issues Left Open for the Future
Dan Schweitzer, NAAG Supreme Court Counsel
The Supreme Court’s 2012 Term has come to a dramatic conclusion, highlighted by decisions striking down the Voting Rights Act’s coverage formula and §3 of the Defense of Marriage Act.
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Attorneys from 16 Countries Attend Third NAGTRI International Program
Hedda Litwin, NAAG Cyberspace Law Counsel
Twenty-one government attorneys from 16 countries participated in the National Attorneys General Training and Research Institute’s (NAGTRI’s) third International Fellows Program on June 1-9 and discussed strategies to combat cybercrime.
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Registration Open for Presidential Initiative Summit in September
Join us for NAAG President J.B. Van Hollen’s Presidential Initiative Summit being held Sept. 16 – 18, in Milwaukee, Wis. The theme is “America’s Promise – Keeping Our Kids Safe” and online registration is now available.
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NAAG Hosts Summer Interns: July 2013
Every year, NAAG hosts interns from across the country to provide meaningful opportunities for law students and others to gain valuable work experience, refine their skills, and learn about the work of attorneys general in various legal and policy areas. There are seven working this summer.
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SAVE THE DATE

Intellectual Property Theft Training Seminar: Carson City, NV

July 22, 2014
Nevada Office of the Attorney General
Contact: Judy McKee

Trial Advocacy Training for OAG-RI

August 4 - 7, 2014
Providence, RI
Contact: Bill Malloy

Intellectual Property Theft Training Seminar: Georgetown, TX

August 4, 2014
Georgetown Communications and Training Building
Contact: Judy McKee

Advanced Trial Techniques and Investigator Training for OAG-FL

August 5 - 8, 2014
Tampa, FL
Contact: Bill Malloy

Intellectual Property Theft Training Seminar: Nashville, TN

August 11, 2014
ROCIC James T. Rogers Training Room
Contact: Judy McKee

Moving into Management for OAG-MO

August 21 - 22, 2014
Jefferson City, MO
Contact: Bill Malloy