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Nonpartisanship and Commitment to Social Justice Mark First In-Person AG Conference Since Pandemic Began

The Attorney General Alliance (“AGA”) held its Annual Meeting in June, 2021. It was the first in-person bipartisan national AG conference since the beginning of the pandemic. Several Cozen O’Connor State AG Group attorneys, including co-chairs Bernie Nash and Lori Kalani, participated in the meeting, and member Mira Baylson spoke at two sessions. As in…

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Bipartisan Group of 35 Attorneys General Calls on Congress to Pass NO HATE Act

A bipartisan group of 35 AGs, led by District of Columbia AG Karl Racine and Kansas AG Derek Schmidt, sent a letter to congressional leaders urging Congress to pass the bipartisan National Opposition to Hate, Assaults, and Threats to Equality “NO HATE” Act as a way to help states identify and prevent hate crimes. The…

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CFPB Clarifies Scope of Equal Credit Opportunity Act’s Protections Against Sex Discrimination

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) issued an interpretive rule clarifying that the prohibition against sex discrimination under the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (“ECOA”) and its implementing regulation, Regulation B, also prohibits discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

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