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03 30, 2018

8th Circuit Court of Appeals Affirms John Graham Conviction

Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today that the United States Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit dismissed John Graham’s effort to overturn his conviction on a writ of habeas corpus.

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03 29, 2018

Attorney General Jackley Reminds Consumers to Use Toys R Us Gift Cards and Store Credit by April 21

Attorney General Marty Jackley is reminding South Dakota consumers to use their Toys R Us or Babies R Us gift cards and store credits before April 21, 2018. Toys R Us recently announced the closing of their stores across the country, including one location in South Dakota.

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03 29, 2018

Additional Rulings in Gear Up Case

Attorney General Marty Jackley confirms that a Motions Hearing was held today in the Gear Up case.

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03 28, 2018

AG Jackley asks Congress to Improve States’ Ability to Combat Abuse and Neglect of Medicaid Patients

Attorney General Marty Jackley joined a bipartisan group of 48 other state and territory Attorneys General today and asked Congress to ease federal restrictions that limit states’ ability to investigate and prosecute the abuse and neglect of Medicaid beneficiaries.

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03 26, 2018

AG Marty Jackley Helps Lead Bipartisan Coalition of State AGs in Demanding Answers from Facebook

Attorney General Marty Jackley today helped lead a bipartisan coalition of 37 state and territory Attorneys General in sending a letter demanding answers from Facebook about the company’s business practices and privacy protections. T

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03 26, 2018

Drug Control Fund Awards Distributed to Law Enforcement Agencies

Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today that several law enforcement agencies throughout the state have been given awards from the Attorney General’s Drug Control Fund.

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03 22, 2018

South Dakota Supreme Court Allows Evidence in Trooper Drug Stop

Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today that the South Dakota Supreme Court has denied the defendant’s motion to suppress drugs in State of South Dakota v. Barry.

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03 21, 2018

Attorney General Jackley’s Legislation to Combat Meth and Opioids Signed into Law

Attorney General Marty Jackley extends his appreciation to the South Dakota Legislature and Governor Dennis Daugaard for signing SB 63 and SB 65 into law that will strengthen enforcement for distribution and manufacture of methamphetamine and distribution of opioids in South Dakota.

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03 21, 2018

Attorney General Jackley’s Data Breach Bill Signed into Law

Attorney General Marty Jackley extends his appreciation to the South Dakota Legislature and Governor Dennis Daugaard for signing SB 62 into law that requires the reporting of data breaches of personal information to consumers.

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03 21, 2018

Attorney General Explanation Released for Constitutional Amendment Revising Marsy’s Law

South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today an Attorney General Explanation for Constitutional Amendment Y has been filed with the Secretary of State.

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03 21, 2018

Codington County Man Sentenced in First Degree Manslaughter Case

Attorney General Marty Jackley and Codington County States Attorney Rebecca Morlock Reeves confirm that Alexis Javier Velazquez-Sanchez, Watertown,

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03 20, 2018

Florence Man Pleads Guilty to Elder Financial Abuse Charges

Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today that Brett Joseph Moffenbier, 21, Florence, has pled guilty to charges of elder financial abuse in two counties.

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03 19, 2018

Attorney General Explanation Released for Constitutional Amendment Requiring Physical Damage for a Violation of the Law

South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today an Attorney General Explanation for a proposed constitutional amendment has been filed with the Secretary of State.

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03 16, 2018

Attorney General Explanation Released for Constitutional Amendment Regarding the Ability of Adults to Buy, Sell, or Rent Any Property or Service

South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today an Attorney General Explanation for a proposed constitutional amendment has been filed with the Secretary of State.

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03 14, 2018

Attorney General Jackley Sues Major Prescription Drug Manufacturers

Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today that his office has filed a civil lawsuit in South Dakota State Circuit Court against prescription drug manufactures Purdue, Endo and Janssen for deceptive marketing and sale of prescription opioids.

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03 14, 2018

Attorney General Jackley Reaches Tobacco Settlement Agreement for Education Enhancement

Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today that he has reached a settlement agreement releasing $27.5 million belonging to South Dakota that has been trapped in an escrow account during a decade-long dispute between the State and the major tobacco companies.

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03 12, 2018

Yankton County Men Sentenced in Fentanyl Distribution Case

Attorney General Marty Jackley confirms that two Yankton County men were sentenced today for distribution of fentanyl.

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03 12, 2018

Press Conference to be Held to Address Attorney General Lawsuits

Attorney General Marty Jackley will hold a press conference to address two major Attorney General lawsuits.

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03 09, 2018

State Reaches Civil Settlement with Black Hills Psychology in Medicaid Case

Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today that South Dakota has reached a civil Settlement Agreement and an Integrity Agreement with Black Hills Psychology of Spearfish, SD, in a case involving Medicaid payments.

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03 09, 2018

AG Jackley’s Bill to Strengthen Meth Laws Adopted by the Legislature

Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today that SB 63, a bill to strengthen the sentences for Distribution and Manufacture of Methamphetamine in South Dakota has passed both houses of the Legislature.

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03 08, 2018

AG Jackley Joins Bipartisan Group of Attorneys General to Support Victims of Child Pornography

Attorney General Marty Jackley has joined a bipartisan group of 54 state and territorial Attorneys General calling upon congressional leaders to pass legislation supporting victims of child pornography.

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03 08, 2018

SD Joins Challenge to States’ Authority to Protect Life and Regulate Dismemberment Abortions

Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today he has joined a 25 state coalition of Attorneys General in filing an amicus brief, in the case of Whole Woman’s Health v. Becerra, Attorney General of Texas, with the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. The brief supports the States’ authority to regulate dismemberment abortions for the purpose of protecting unborn life and human dignity.

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03 08, 2018

SD Joins Challenge to Federal Immigration and Nationality Act

Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today he has joined a 14 state coalition of Attorneys General in filing an amicus brief in the case of Colorado v. Fuentes-Espinoza, with the United States Supreme Court. The brief argues the federal Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) does not preclude states from enacting legislation to prohibit human smuggling.

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03 07, 2018

Crime in South Dakota 2017 Publication Released

Local, county, state and federal law enforcement agencies have continued to cooperate and strengthen efforts to fight crime in South Dakota.

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03 07, 2018

President Trump and 41 State Attorneys General Join in Support of South Dakota’s Tax Fairness Case

Attorney General Marty J. Jackley is pleased to announce that President Trump and 41 States, two United States territories, the District of Columbia have joined this fight.

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03 07, 2018

Attorney General Jackley Supports Trump Administration’s Lawsuit Challenging California’s Unconstitutional Sanctuary Laws

Today, South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley announced his support for the Trump administration’s lawsuit challenging the state of California’s unconstitutional sanctuary laws.

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03 02, 2018

Aberdeen Man Indicted for Murder in Andover Apartment Fire Case

Attorney General Marty Jackley and Day County States Attorney Danny R. Smeins announced today that Jose Anibal Quinones Rodriguez, 36, Aberdeen, has been indicted by a Day County Grand Jury on March 1, 2018 on the following:

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03 02, 2018

Attorney General Jackley Marks National Consumer Protection Week with Top Ten Complaint List

Attorney General Marty Jackley confirms that National Consumer Protection Week will kick-off on Sunday March 4, 2018.

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