Attorney General Karl A. Racine and California Attorney General Xavier Becerra today led a coalition of 19 states in a friend-of-the-court brief opposing a Trump administration policy that could discourages tens of thousands of legal immigrants in the District and across the country from accessing services such as healthcare or nutrition assistance for themselves and their families.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced the introduction of the Security Breach Protection Amendment Act of 2019, which would modernize the District’s data breach law and strengthen protections for residents’ personal information. AG Racine has introduced this bill in response to major data breaches that have put tens of millions of consumers, and hundreds of thousands of District residents, at risk of identity theft and other types of fraud. The new legislation would expand legal protections to cover additional types of personal

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced that the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) has intervened in a lawsuit against a Maryland resident for fraudulently charging a local adult soccer league to rent D.C. Public Schools (DCPS) athletic fields and then pocketing the money.

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced that, as a result of a settlement with 14 state attorneys general, Dunkin’, Arby’s, Five Guys, and Little Caesars will cease using “no-poach” agreements, which prevent fast food workers from moving from one franchise to another within the same restaurant chain.

Attorney General Karl A. Racine and his counterparts from 20 other states today sued the Trump administration to stop a federal gag rule that endangers family planning and other healthcare services for more than 58,000 low-income District residents.

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced lawsuits against four Maryland parents for falsifying District residency to send their children to D.C. Public Schools (DCPS) for free. 

Statement of Karl A. Racine
Attorney General for the District of Columbia

Attorney General Karl A. Racine led a coalition of 22 attorneys general in filing a friend-of-the-court brief seeking to stop the Trump administration’s attempt to strip longtime residents of their rights to live and work in the United States, making them subject to possible deportation.

Statement of Karl A. Racine
Attorney General for the District of Columbia

Attorney General Karl A. Racine has welcomed 15 recent graduates from area law schools to join the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) as part of the 2019 Charles F.C. Ruff Fellowship.