Mississippi Attorney General
Jim Hood was elected president of the National Association of Attorneys General during its Summer Meeting, June 3 -5 in Mackinac Island, Mich.
leadership transition took place on Thursday night.
Attorney General Hood says his presidential initiative will focus on challenges facing the attorneys general
in fighting digital crime and protecting intellectual property rights.
"It is an honor to be chosen
for this position by my peers from around the country. I look forward to
working with my colleagues on many issues of public concern and most especially
those focusing on intellectual property theft," Attorney General Hood said. "It
is a pleasure to serve at both the state and national levels."