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  • Supreme Court Perspectives
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    Supreme Court Perspectives

    Former U.S. solicitor generals and legal scholars Theodore Olson and Walter Dellinger talked about the current Supreme Court term.

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  • State Campaign Finance and Disclosure Laws
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    State Campaign Finance and Disclosure Laws

    Panelists talked about the impact of the Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission Supreme Court decision on state campaign finance and disclosure laws. They also responded to…

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  • Consumer Product Safety Issues
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    Consumer Product Safety Issues

    Inez Tenenbaum talked about the history and mission of the Consumer Product Safety Commission. She also talked about ways the commission and state’s attorneys general can work together to…

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  • StateFederal Legal Developments
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    State-Federal Legal Developments

    Following opening remarks, state attorneys general held a roundtable discussion about their states and law enforcement.

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  • 150th Anniversary of the Dred Scott Decision
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    150th Anniversary of the Dred Scott Decision

    A discussion was held on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the Dred Scott decision, where Dred Scott had sued for his freedom. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that blacks could never be…

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  • Children on Social Networking Websites
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    Children on Social Networking Websites

    A discussion was held on protecting children from sexual predators on social networking sites. Among the topics addressed were law enforcement policies and practices, technology developments and…

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  • Justice Department Issues
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    Justice Department Issues

    Attorney General Holder spoke at a conference hosted by state attorneys general. In his remarks he spoke about Justice Department operations and policy and upholding the rule of law. He…

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  • Electronic Surveillance Laws
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    Electronic Surveillance Laws

    After a meeting with attorneys general, President Bush talked about the congressional debate over changes to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) and efforts to pass retroactive…

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  • Corporate Responsibility
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    Corporate Responsibility

    Panelists discussed corporate responsibility. Among the specific issues addressed were over-reliance on stock price as a measure of success, incentives to provide false or misleading financial…

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  • State Law Enforcement and Sex Offenders
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    State Law Enforcement and Sex Offenders

    Justice and law enforcement officials talked about the Adam Walsh Act and the possibilities and challenges for state management of sex offenders at the spring meeting of attorneys general.…

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  • State and Federal Identification Standards
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    State and Federal Identification Standards

    Participants talked about implementation of national identification cards and personal documentation standards. Topics included the attorneys general role in the implementation of…

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  • Tobacco Settlement News Conference
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    Tobacco Settlement News Conference

    Attorneys general from several states talked with reporters about the agreement they have made with tobacco companies. The agreement provides $206 billion for eleven states and will end…

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  • Attorneys General Conference
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    Attorneys General Conference

    Attorneys General met to hear from members of Congress concerned with various legal issues. Senator Hatch spoke about juvenile crime legislation and tobacco legislation. Rep. Waxman focused…

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  • Domestic Violence Prosecution
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    Domestic Violence Prosecution

    Attorney General Reno addressed the attorneys general on domestic violence and the ways in which federal and state governments can prosecute these cases.

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  • Tobacco Legislation
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    Tobacco Legislation

    President Clinton spoke to an annual conference of current and former state attorneys general. He spoke about the progress of the legal and political struggle against the tobacco industry,…

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  • Preventing Telemarketing Fraud
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    Preventing Telemarketing Fraud

    Several law enforcement officials talked about their initiatives to combat telemarketing fraud through legal changes and tougher sentences. Then a victim and a fraud investigator talked…

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  • Telemarketing Fraud Victims
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    Telemarketing Fraud Victims

    This panel talked about how perpetrators take advantage of the elderly in telemarketing schemes, and how telemarketing fraud can be stopped. They also talked about how the media have…

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  • Telemarketing Fraud and the Media
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    Telemarketing Fraud and the Media

    Investigative reporters and discussed how the media can help prevent telemarketing fraud. They talked about their revelations about telemarketing fraud from events they have covered and how…

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  • Telemarketing Fraud The Mind Set
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    Telemarketing Fraud: The Mind Set

    Panelists examined how perpetrators use psychology to commit telemarketing fraud. They also talked about the psychological profiles of those who take advantage of people and also what…

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  • Electric Utilities Deregulation Summary
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    Electric Utilities Deregulation Summary

    The panelists summarized electric utility deregulation activities in Maine, New Hampshire, Iowa, New York and other states.

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