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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 1/29 - Seller of Motor Vehicle Service Contracts Will Cease Business in New Jersey; Agrees to $810,000 Settlement and to Reimburse Consumers Up to Nearly $200,000
  arrow 1/28 - New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs Obtains Settlement with CVS Pharmacy, Resolving Incidents in Which Stores Sold Medications Exposed to Excessive Temperatures - CVS Pharmacy Will Pay $500,000, Change Certain Business Practices to Prevent, Respond to Future Incidents
  arrow 1/21 - Update on Motor Oils Ban:  New Jersey Office of Weights and Measures Adds U.S. Economy SAE 10-30 Motor Oil to Banned List - Further review of lab data also leads to removal of another, previously banned, item from the list
  arrow 1/14 - New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs Files Consumer Fraud Action Against Newark Organization that Allegedly Misled Charitable Donors, Transferred Contributions to For-Profit Business
  arrow 1/8 - New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs Obtains $46,000 Judgment Against “Superstorm Sandy Reconstruction Summit” Organizer Who Made False Promises, Misrepresentations
  arrow 12/29/14 - New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs Cites 35 Home Improvement Contractors for $570,000 in Consumer Restitution and Penalties Due to Alleged Violations - In All of 2014, the Consumer Affairs Crackdown Cited 130 Contractors for More than $2.1 Million in Restitution and Penalties
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