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.

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced a settlement with Austin Royster Funeral Home and its Chief Operating Officer (COO), Jamelle Royster, requiring them to pay $280,000 in relief to more than 60 eligible consumers who paid for funeral services they never received or suffered other financial losses at the hands of this business.

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today introduced legislation to strengthen the District’s law for reporting child abuse and victimization to District authorities.

Attorney General Karl A. Racine and 45 other state attorneys general today announced they have reached a $120 million settlement with Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiary, DePuy, to resolve allegations that the companies made false claims about reliability in promoting two hip implant devices.

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today led a coalition of 14 states in a letter to the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) urging the agency to ensure strong consumer protections in guidance on small-dollar loans.