News & Updates

Testimony

OAG Testimony on B24-0838, the “Restoring Trust and Credibility to Forensic Sciences Amendment Act of 2022”

Statement of Assistant Attorney General Jose Marrero, Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia

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CONSUMER ALERT: Protecting your Data Privacy when Seeking an Abortion

The Office of the Attorney General is closely monitoring how the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision overturning Roe v. Wade may impact people who seek to safely and privately access reproductive health and abortion services in the District of Columbia. Browsing the internet and using our phones may…

Press Release

AG Racine Statement on Supreme Court Decision Overturning Roe v. Wade

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today issued the following statement after the U.S. Supreme Court handed down its decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, which overturns the federal constitutional right to an abortion enshrined in Roe v. Wade for the past half a century.

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In DC, We Stand Up Against Discrimination

Last week, I filed a civil rights lawsuit against the DC Housing Authority (DCHA) for forcing hundreds of public housing residents with disabilities to wait years—and sometimes more than a decade—for accessible housing.

The Office of Attorney General’s Legal Efforts to Hold Tech Companies Accountable

Big Tech companies have misled District consumers, charged excessive amounts for services, consolidated power and stifled competition, and skirted District laws to illegally reap more profits at the expense of consumers and workers.

Press Release

AG Racine Sues DC Housing Authority for Systematically Failing Tenants With Disabilities

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today filed a civil rights lawsuit against the District of Columbia Housing Authority (DCHA) for forcing hundreds of residents with disabilities to wait years—and sometimes more than a decade—for accessible housing. 

Topics: Civil Rights
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AG Racine Announces Four Court Wins Protecting District Residents from Housing Discrimination

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) won four lawsuits brought to defend District residents from discrimination. As a result of these lawsuits, the defendants must pay civil penalties and fees to the District totaling over $360,000, change…

Topics: Civil Rights

The Office of Attorney General’s Legal Efforts Protecting Elders and Vulnerable Adults

Since 2019, OAG has obtained more than $468,000 in judgments and settlements for violations of the District’s financial exploitation statute.

Topics: Elder Justice

Celebrating Juneteenth and Committing to a More Just Future

On June 19, we will celebrate Juneteenth: the 157th anniversary of the effective end of slavery in the United States. Juneteenth is a day to celebrate liberation—and it’s a day for all of us to reflect on our nation’s past.

The Office of the Attorney General’s Actions to Promote Environmental Justice

Since 2014, OAG has recovered $60,156,399 to promote environmental justice in the District through legal action.