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Board Rules McDuffie Ineligible to Run for D.C. AG

On Monday, April 18th, following a challenge from opposing candidate Bruce Spiva, the D.C. Board of Elections ruled that Kenyan R. McDuffie, a leading candidate for AG in the District, does not meet the statutory requirements for the position and thus is ineligible to run in the election. McDuffie, one of four candidates seeking to replace outgoing D.C. AG Karl Racine, said he intends to challenge the ruling in court.

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AGs Call Foul on NFL Gender Discrimination; Congress Flags Financial Irregularities by Washington Commanders

A coalition of six state AGs, led by New York AG Letitia James, issued a letter to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell expressing concern over the gender-based discrimination and hostile work environment allegations recently reported by the New York Times.

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Past as Future: AGs’ Prior Experience Can Shape Their Priorities and Policies

This is the second in a series of articles by the Cozen O’Connor State AG team providing guidance on what corporate America needs to know in planning legal, regulatory and political strategies to anticipate and react to shifts in the AG landscape.

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Online Lender Settles Allegations of Charging Usury Interest and Operating Without a License

District of Columbia AG Karl Racine reached a settlement with online lender Elevate Credit, Inc. to resolve allegations it used misleading tactics to market loans with unlawfully high interest rates to consumers in violation of the District’s Consumer Protection Procedures Act. The complaint alleged that Elevate marketed loan products with interest rates as high as…

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