Ask Listen Learn

April is Alcohol Awareness Month and as the month winds down, it’s important to take the momentum from this month’s initiatives to encourage responsible alcohol use year-round for District residents.

AG Racine Testifying at Budget Hearing

Last week, I testified before the Council supporting OAG’s Fiscal Year 2020 budget proposal, which focuses on protecting District residents and saving taxpayers money.

Do the Write Thing winner being interviewed
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Child Abuse Prevention Month

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month—an annual effort to raise awareness about the harmful impact of child abuse and provide resources to build strong and thriving families.

Samuel Cuadro

Recently, OAG took action against a local company and its owner for preying upon dozens of foreign teachers working in D.C. schools who were trying to navigate a new culture and a complex visa system.     

100 Dollar Bills

Despite the billions of dollars generated each year by the legal marijuana businesses operating in 33 states and the District of Columbia, the legal marijuana market in this country remains frustratingly, and hazardously, unable to participate within the traditional United States banking system. 

Burnita Matthews
 

Burnita Matthews was the first woman to serve as a judge for the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia and the second woman to hold judgeship of a federal court.

US Capitol

Every District resident should be able to pursue the future of their choice, including whether and when to start a family.

Marjorie McKenzie Lawson

Marjorie McKenzie Lawson broke new legal ground for women in the District and across the country, serving as the first black female judge in D.C. and the first black woman appointed to the Juvenile Court bench by a president.

Patricia Wald

Judge Wald was a pioneer for women in law, serving as the first woman appointed to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit and the first woman to serve as its chief judge.