Tierney in the Press
Tierney in the Press provides a representative collection of media engagements by James E. Tierney on various news items involving state attorneys general. To view an exhaustive list of press engagements, please go to the National State Attorneys General press archives section.
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James Tierney interviewed on recent lawsuits by state attorneys general against opioid manufacturers that are reminiscent of lawsuits brought by states in the 1990s against the tobacco industry.
Ailsa Chang, "Opioids As The New Big Tobacco," Morning Edition: Planet Money, NPR, June 30, 2017.
- Alexander Burns, “Hawaii Sues to Block Trump Travel Ban; First Challenge to Order,” The New York Times, March 8, 2017.
Bloomberg Law podcast, featuring Director James E. Tierney and Professor Paul Nolette of Marquette University, looks at the possible enforcement focus of state attorneys general, particularly Democratic AGs, under the Trump administration.
- "Democrats Battling Trump Administration," Bloomberg Law (podcast), Dec 16, 2016.
James Tierney discusses the reality of perceived conflicts of interest when a state attorney general launches an investigation into a nonprofit organization for potential violations of state laws.
- Dana Liebelson, "Here's The Problem With The Latest Planned Parenthood Video," Huffington Post, Apr 16, 2016.