Volume 8, Number 1

January 31, 2014

Protecting Ohioans Getting In Home Care: Prosecutorial and Legislative Solutions
Mike DeWine, Ohio Attorney General
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine describes how his Medicaid Fraud Control Unit used prosecutorial and legislative solutions to tackle deficient and dangerous home health care practices in his state.
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AG Spotlight: New Attorneys General
Three new attorneys general recently started work: Cesar R. Miranda Rodriguez for Puerto Rico, Sean Reyes for Utah, and Mark Herring for Virginia.
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NAAG Fall Meeting in New Orleans Tackled Pressing Issues
The attorneys general and their staff gathered in New Orleans, La. in December for the NAAG Fall Meeting. Panel topics included law enforcement issues, hijacking patent law, and public health law, among others.
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Who Is Your Client? Ethical Considerations for Government Attorneys
Mark M. Neil, NAGTRI Program Counsel
The lawyer has an ethical duty to know a client’s identity. Yet, despite its importance, this may be no easy task for those employed by the government.
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On the Need for Amici Curiae in Computer Cases
Christian Desilets, Research Attorney II, National White Collar Crime Center
Because digital and computer technology is changing so quickly, the laws governing these areas are often not a precise fit. This puts a special pressure on judicial precedent, as electronic evidence finds its way into more and more cases. One of the more cost effective solutions to this problem: the amicus brief.
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Congress: Looking Back at 2013
Rupalee Rashatwar, NAAG Acting Legislative Coordinator
In this recap of the first year of the 113th Congress, we are reminded of the noteworthy legislative accomplishments in 2013. Read what passed into law and what is still pending for 2014.
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Balancing Our Needs for Privacy and Security in the Digital Age
One of two articles in our continuing series address balancing our needs for privacy and security in the digital age and cybercrimes involving children.
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Cybercrimes Involving Children
One of two articles in our continuing series address balancing our needs for privacy and security in the digital age and cybercrimes involving children.
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2014 Chief Deputies/Chiefs of Staff Meeting

April 23 - 25, 2014
San Diego, CA
Contact: Jeffrey Hunter

Persuasive Legal Writing

April 23 - 25, 2014
National Advocacy Center, Columbia, SC
Contact: Judy McKee

Intellectual Property Theft Training Seminar: Hazard, KY

April 23, 2014
Perry County Public Library Auditorium
Contact: Judy McKee

Intellectual Property Theft Training Seminar: Louisville, KY

April 25, 2014
Louisville Metro Police Department, LMPD Training Academy
Contact: Judy McKee

National Cybercrime Conference

April 28 - 30, 2014
Sheraton Four Points, Norwood, MA
Contact: Hedda Litwin

Representation of State Agencies

April 29 - 30, 2014
Louisville, KY
Contact: Bill Malloy