EVENT: The Expanding Powers of State Attorneys General

EVENT: The Expanding Powers of State Attorneys General

Are Activist Attorneys General Undermining the Rule of Law?
May 25, 2005

Contact: Christine Hall, 202.331.2258<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />

 

 

Washington, D.C., May 25, 2005—State attorneys general have increasingly expanded their powers as policymakers, not just law enforcers, using coordinated, multi-state litigation.  On Thursday, May 26, CEI Chairman Michael Greve will be featured at an event on “the changing role of the state attorney general” hosted by the U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform. 

 

At the conference, Dr. Greve will present a new study analyzing the wave of attorney general activism and its implications for federalism, interstate commerce, and American businesses.

 

Other scheduled event participants include Pennsylvania AG Tom Corbett, Georgia AG Thurbert Baker, and Indiana AG Steve Carter.

 

 

WHAT:            Conference on “The Role of the State Attorney General: Differing Perspectives”

 

WHEN:            Thursday, May 26, 8:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

            8:00 a.m. registration and breakfast

 

                        10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. panel: Are Activist Attorneys General Undermining the Rule of Law? A Discussion of Problems and Solutions (featuring Michael Greve)

 

WHERE:          <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" />U.S. Chamber of Commerce, 1615 H Street, NW, Washington, D.C. or view the webcast.

 

RSVP:              Brent Tjarks at 202-463-3187 or btjarks@uschamber.com.