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The Division of Law provides legal representation and counsel to the departments, boards offices, commissions and other instrumentalities of State government, its officers and employees. This responsibility has several key features. It requires a defense of all litigation brought against the State, its entities, officers and employees. It requires the Attorney General to act as legal representative of the State in all legal matters including actions to enforce the law and to protect its interests in contractual matters. It also requires the Attorney General, through the Division of Law, to act as counsel to the State departments, agencies, officials and employees with regard to all legal issues. In performing these functions, the office is imbued with a public trust to further the public interest in all matters in which the State is involved. more news noticias en español
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  arrow 12/8 - Attorney General Porrino Announces Multi-State Settlement with Bristol-Meyers Squibb over Misleading Promotion of Drug Abilify
  arrow 12/2 - New Jersey Attorney General, Division of Consumer Affairs, and Department of Banking and Insurance File Action Against Three North Jersey Individuals and Their Companies for Allegedly Defrauding Financially Distressed Consumers Who Paid for Mortgage Foreclosure Rescue Services
  arrow 11/29 - New Jersey Board of Chiropractic Examiners Bars Warren County Chiropractor from Treating Female Patients Without Oversight of a State-Approved Female Monitor, Amid Allegations He Committed Sexual Misconduct with Two of His Patients
  arrow 11/23 - New Jersey Board of Nursing Permanently Revokes License of Bergen County Registered Professional Nurse After Video Purportedly Shows Her Slapping and Roughly Treating a Ventilator-Dependent, Bed-Bound Patient
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