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7.11.03
Politics and Economy:
A Justice for All?
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State Attorneys General Map

NOW's piece "A Justice for All" gives a glimpse of the legal precedent setting power of state attorneys general. These men and women are the highest legal officials in each state. It's a position that is likely to grow in importance as the nation's Supreme Court, increasingly pro-states' rights, is expected to send a greater number of decisions back to the states for judgment.

State attorneys general are also the front line in consumer protection. A visit to your state's Web site will help you access important information about fraud, identity theft and no-call programs. Many state sites have special areas to help protect younger citizens. Visit South Dakota's Child Abduction Amber Alert Site and Virginia's Safe Surfin' page dedicated teaching kids about online safety to learn more. In the role as guardians of the public interest, several attorneys general are responsible for the massive tobacco awards now propping up state coffers. And, just last year, New York's Attorney General Eliot Spitzer filed, and won, a landmark suit against several large Wall Street firms accused of corporate malfeasance.


Alabama
Alabama Office of the Attorney General

Alaska
Alaska Department of Law
Alaska Court System

Arkansas
Arkansas Attorney General

Arizona
Arizona Attorney General

California
California Department of Justice, Office of the Attorney General

Colorado
Colorado Attorney General

Connecticut
Connecticut Attorney General's Office

Washington, D.C.
Office of the Corporation Council

Delaware
Delaware Office of the Attorney General

Florida
Florida Attorney General

Georgia
Office of the Attorney General of Georgia

Hawaii
Hawaii Department of the Attorney General

Iowa
Iowa Attorney General

Idaho
Idaho Office of the Attorney General

Illinois
Illinois Office of the Attorney General

Indiana
Indiana Attorney General

Kansas
Kansas Attorney General

Kentucky
Office of the Attorney General

Louisiana
Louisiana Department of Justice

Massachusetts
Office of the Attorney General of Massachusetts

Maryland
Maryland Attorney General

Maine
State of Maine Attorney General

Michigan
Michigan Attorney General

Minnesota
Minnesota Attorney General

Missouri
Missouri Attorney General's Office

Mississippi
Mississippi Office of the Attorney General

Montana
Montana Department of Justice

North Carolina
Attorney General of the State of North Carolina

North Dakota
State of North Dakota Office of the Attorney General

Nebraska
Nebraska Attorney General

New Hampshire
New Hampshire Attorney General

New Jersey
New Jersey Department of Law and Public Safety

New Mexico
New Mexico Attorney General

New York
Office of the New York State Attorney General

Nevada
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Ohio
Ohio Attorney General

Oklahoma
Oklahoma Attorney General

Oregon
Department of Justice, State of Oregon

Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania General Assembly

Rhode Island
Rhode Island Attorney General

South Carolina
South Carolina Attorney General

South Dakota
South Dakota Attorney General

Tennessee
Tennessee Office of the Attorney General and Reporter

Texas
Texas Attorney General

Utah
State of Utah Office of the Attorney General

Virginia
Virginia General Office of the Attorney General

Vermont
Vermont Attorney General Home Page

Washington
Washington State Office of the Attorney General

Wisconsin
Wisconsin Department of Justice

West Virginia
State of West Virginia Office of the Attorney General

Wyoming
Office of the Wyoming Attorney General

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