The ailing state of government lawyering in NH

Since unceremoniously and precipitously firing our last highly qualified U.S. Attorney, the president has failed to appoint a replacement in the District of New Hampshire, leaving our state’s federal law enforcement outposts without an appointed captain to steer their efforts.

This new reality comes in the midst of renewed reports that the New Hampshire Attorney General has had to contract out core investigative functions involving consumer protection in the opioid crisis.

That fact became statewide news as a result of a strange NH Supreme Court decision in the Actavis matter, in which the court refused to address the merits of arguments from pharma companies that our state’s lawyers failed to follow state law when hiring outside counsel to represent our interests. | More…


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