News & Updates

Fighting Price Gouging

For more than eight months, an emergency declaration has been in place in the District because of COVID-19.

Press Release

AG Racine Announces Apple Will Pay $2.6M+ to District for Deceiving iPhone Users About Battery Problems and Throttling Performance

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced that Apple will pay the District nearly $2.7 million as part of a $113 million multistate settlement for intentionally slowing down or “throttling” the performance of iPhone devices to cover up battery problems.

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AG Racine Announces OAG Leadership Team Hires

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced the appointments of three individuals to the Office of the Attorney General’s (OAG) leadership team.

Topics: Other
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AG Racine Sues Major Gasoline Seller for Price Gouging at Dozens of DC Gas Stations

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today filed a lawsuit against Capitol Petroleum Group, LLC (CPG), a leading retailer and distributor of gasoline in the District of Columbia, as well as several affiliated companies, for illegal price gouging during the District’s COVID-19 emergency.

A Victory for Police Reform

This victory ensures that officers who violate MPD policy or the law are not shielded from discipline due to contract provisions that are not in the public interest.

Topics: Public Safety

Newsletter: Your Vote Counts

Early voting is underway in the District, and it’s important that every resident make their voice heard this election.

Topics: Civil Rights
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AG Racine Co-Leads 15-State Coalition Defending Michigan’s Ban on Open Carry of Firearms at Polling Locations

Attorney General Karl A. Racine and Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey announced today they are co-leading a coalition of 15 states in urging the Michigan Court of Appeals to uphold the Michigan Secretary of State’s authority to ban the open carry of guns at polling places on Election…

Topics: Civil Rights

OP-ED: Unequal justice under the law

The confirmation of Justice Amy Coney Barrett to the highest court in the land will likely cement the concerted efforts by conservative activists over the recent decades to appoint a Supreme Court that will move the federal judiciary from a home for justice into an institution where individual…

Testimony

OAG Testimony on Fair Tenant Screening Act of 2020

Statement of Kathryn Ladewski Jarosz, Assistant Attorney General, Civil Rights Section Public Interest Division 

Topics: Tenant Rights
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AG Racine Leads 22-State Coalition Opposing Trump Administration’s Drastic Limits on International Student Visas

Attorney General Karl A. Racine and Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey announced today they are co-leading a group of 22 state Attorneys General in opposing efforts by the Trump administration to severely restrict the amount of time international students are allowed to stay in the…