News & Updates
While February is an opportunity to celebrate the tremendous contributions of African Americans throughout history, we also recognize that the struggle for equality for people of color in the United States continues.
AG Racine Leads Coalition of Attorneys General Defending Family Reunification Programs for Haitian and Filipino Immigrants
Attorney General Karl A. Racine and Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul co-led a group of 20 attorneys general urging the Biden administration to abandon Trump-era plans to terminate family reunification programs impacting Haitian and Filipino immigrants.
AG Racine Announces $624K+ Court Judgement Against Neglectful Landlord And Settlements With Two Other District Property Owners And Managers
Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced that the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) won a court judgment in a lawsuit against Thomas K. Stephenson, a neglectful landlord who endangered the health and safety of tenants at two Ward 7 apartment buildings, and resolved two other housing…
AG Racine Sues AT&T for Overcharging the District Government Millions of Dollars for Cell Phone and Internet Services
Attorney General Karl A. Racine today filed a lawsuit against AT&T Mobility National Accounts LLC (AT&T) over its failure to comply with a long-term contract for cell phone and internet services, which resulted in millions of dollars of overcharges to the District
AG Racine Leads Coalition of 19 Attorneys General Supporting Fair Resentencing For Low-Level Drug Offenses Under First Step Act
Attorney General Karl A. Racine led a coalition of 19 attorneys general urging the Supreme Court to affirm that people serving harsh sentences for low-level crack cocaine offenses can seek resentencing under the First Step Act, landmark criminal justice reform legislation that Congress passed in…
AG Racine Announces Two Actions to Stop Discrimination Against District Residents Living East of the River
Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced two separate actions to prevent discrimination against District residents who live east of the Anacostia River.
AG Racine Leads Coalition of 18 Attorneys General Backing New Jersey’s Limits on Local Participation in Federal Immigration Enforcement
Attorney General Karl A. Racine today led a group of 18 attorneys general in filing an amicus brief defending a New Jersey policy that limits cooperation between local law enforcement and federal immigration authorities.
Attorney General Karl A. Racine has welcomed 16 recent graduates from area law schools to join the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) as part of the 2021 Charles F.C. Ruff Fellowship.