News & Updates

OP-ED: Lawyers must stand up to Trump to protect our legal system

President Trump’s deceitful diatribe against respected U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson is his latest assault on the judiciary’s independence.

Topics: Other
Press Release

AG Racine Announces Neglectful Landlord Must Clean Up Toxic Lead at Ward 4 Apartment Buildings

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced that the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) secured a court order against a Ward 4 landlord—76 M Inc. and Peter Odagbodo—requiring the cleanup of toxic lead hazards at three residential buildings on Kansas Ave NE.

Testimony

Testimony on Hate Crime Civil Enforcement Clarification Amendment Act of 2019

Statement of Toni Michelle Jackson, Deputy Attorney General, Public Interest Division, Office of the Attorney General  

Topics: Public Safety
Press Release

AG Racine Lauds Passage of OAG Legislation to Protect District Residents' Privacy and Security

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today thanked Chairman Phil Mendelson and the Council of the District of Columbia for passing the Security Breach Protection Amendment Act of 2019.

Newsletter: Housing Discrimination is Illegal

The District’s severe affordable housing crisis means many vulnerable residents must rely on housing assistance to afford a place to live.

Topics: Other

#RelationshipGoals: OAG’s Teen Dating Violence Summit

In recognition of Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month and in response to increased requests for school trainings, our office hosted a #RelationshipGoals Teen Summit in February to teach D.C. students healthy relationship habits.

Topics: Public Safety

CONSUMER ALERT: Beware of Coronavirus Scams

As public health concerns grow about coronavirus (COVID-19), scammers may try to take advantage of consumers.

Press Release

AG Racine Joins Multistate Suit To Stop Trump Administration From Stripping Workers Of Key Labor Protections

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced that he has joined 16 other attorneys general in filing a lawsuit to stop the Trump Administration from making it harder to hold companies accountable for violating labor laws.

Topics: Worker Rights
Testimony

Testimony on the Role of Nationwide Injunctions

Statement of Loren L. AliKhan, Solicitor General of the District of Columbia

Topics: Other

Don’t Fall For These Tax Scams!

By now, you’ve probably received your W-2 and are ready to file your taxes, but be careful!