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California Seeks En Banc Review of Ninth Circuit Decision Paving Way to Airport Expansion

California AG Rob Bonta filed a petition for a rehearing en banc before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in Center for Community Action & Environmental Justice et al. v. Federal Aviation Administration et al., Nos. 20-70272 and 20-70464, seeking to overturn a three-judge panel decision denying two petitions to review of the…

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Diversity or Discrimination? Amicus Brief Argues Against Nasdaq’s Board Diversity Rule

A group of 17 Republican AGs, led by Arizona AG Mark Brnovich, filed an amicus brief in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit in Alliance for Fair Board Recruitment v. SEC, No. 21-60626, in support of a challenge to the SEC’s approval of a Nasdaq board diversity rule.

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NAAG Capital Forum 2021 Offers A Preview of 2022 Enforcement Priorities

On December 6 – 8, 2021, the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) held its Capital Forum in Washington D.C. The Capital Forum is the NAAG’s last large event of the season and included NAAG President, District of Columbia Attorney General Karl Racine, passing the gavel to NAAG President-elect Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller. AG…

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Influencer or Scammer? Instagram Celebrity Accused of Not Delivering Paid-for Services

Pennsylvania AG Josh Shapiro sued Instagram influencer Casey Olivera, a/k/a Dana Chanel, related individuals, and companies owned and operated by Chanel over allegations that Chanel misled consumers about goods and services she promoted through social media in violation of Pennsylvania’s Unfair Trade Practices and Consumer Protection Law.

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