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The Role of the State Attorney General-Harvard Law School-Spring. 2022

Past Exams, 2016-2019

Traditional examinations pose a challenge in the study of attorneys general.  It is a field where the black letter "rules" are rare and the details of how attorneys general handle specific matters can vary significantly.  Testing is complicated further by the face that the decsion making process is hidden to not government officials by the screen of attorney/client privilege. 

For this reason, the Chapters of this text and any examination must turn to issue spotting "hypotheticals" that draw upon real life issues that confront attorneys general on a daily basis.  The attached examinations, drafted almost entirely by Prof. Peter Brann, are being made public for the express purpose of guiding others who use this Text in either a law school or governmental setting.