States’ Attorneys General: Defenders of the Bulwarks of Federalism

South Carolina, Nebraska, and Houston Lawyers Chapter - Online Event

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On September 10, 2020, The Federalist Society's South Carolina, Nebraska, and Houston Lawyers Chapters hosted a panel with three current Attorneys General of Nebraska, Texas, and South Carolina. The esteemed panel discussed challenges their offices have faced, the role of Attorneys General, how this role has changed over the years, and how they expect it to change in the future in their respective states.


  • Hon. Alan Wilson, Attorney General of South Carolina
  • Hon. Doug Peterson, Attorney General of Nebraska 
  • Hon. Ken Paxton, Attorney General of Texas
  • Introduction: Miles Coleman, Partner, Nelson Mullins; President, The Federalist Society's Columbia, SC Lawyers

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