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.

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.