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

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced that 20 Attorneys General have joined him in supporting Statehood for the District of Columbia.

Attorney General Karl A. Racinetoday released a statement regarding an incident that took place on Saturday, March 30, on H Street NE in which police officers handcuffed a 10-year-old child.

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today led a coalition of 21 states and territories in opposing a Trump administration effort to circumvent the law and strip District residents of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits, commonly referred to as “food stamps.”

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced a lawsuit against Earl Francisco Lopez and his teacher exchange companies – Bilingual Teacher Exchange (BTE) and related entities – for preying upon dozens of foreign teachers working in D.C. schools.

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced lawsuits against seven adults – including a former D.C. Public Schools (DCPS) employee and two current D.C. public charter school employees – for falsifying District residency to send their children to D.C. public schools for free.

Statement of Elizabeth A. Wieser
Chief, Juvenile Section - Public Safety Division

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

Tomorrow, March 19, District of Columbia Attorney General Karl A. Racine and Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh will hold a brief media availability following oral arguments in their Emoluments Clauses lawsuit against President Trump before the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.