News & Updates

OP-ED: Mr. President, keep your promise on the death penalty

President Biden’s Justice Department recently filed a brief asking the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold the death sentence of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who, along with his older brother, bombed the Boston Marathon in 2013. 

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AG Racine Introduces Legislation to Reform the District's Juvenile Justice System

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced that he introduced legislation to improve public safety and increase fairness by modernizing the process for charging juveniles in adult court.

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OP-ED: The End of Mass Incarceration Is Within Reach

In a rare moment of bipartisanship, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Dick Durbin and Republican Senator Chuck Grassley recently advanced legislation extending compassionate release to the oldest and longest-serving individuals in federal prisons. The pair is expected to advance additional …

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AG Racine Announces Area Childcare Program to Reform Business Practices After Mischarging Parents and Engaging in Unfair Debt Collection Practices

Today, Attorney General Karl A. Racine announced that an area before-and-after-school childcare program will be required to overhaul its business practices after an investigation found the company misled and deceived parents about late fees, auto-enrollment payments, and other charges.  

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Encouraging District Residents to Take the Shot

At my office, we work every day to ensure that District residents are protected. We do this by standing up for vulnerable residents, enforcing the laws of the District, defending and providing legal advice to the District’s government agencies, and protecting the interests of our city’s…

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AGs Racine & Shapiro Announce Uber Eats To Provide New In-App Transparency Disclosures on its Prices

Attorney General Karl A. Racine and Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro today announced they successfully collaborated with online food delivery platform Uber Eats to secure better disclosures about the price discrepancy between in-app purchases and orders placed directly with restaurants…

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AG Racine Statement on Senate Hearing on DC Statehood Bill

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today issued the following statement on the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee holding a hearing on S. 51, which would make most of the District of Columbia a state.

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Honoring Juneteenth

Today, we celebrate liberation.

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AG Racine Celebrates Win in Affordable Care Act Case Before Supreme Court

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today hailed the U.S. Supreme Court’s 7-2 decision to reject a challenge to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), which remains the law of the land and will continue to provide affordable health coverage for millions of Americans. 

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On World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, AG Racine Announces Settlement of Investigation Into Allegations That Car Dealership Financially Exploited 86-Year-Old

On World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, Attorney General Karl A. Racine announced the positive resolution of an investigation—stemming from a report by a community member—into allegations that a Maryland car dealership financially exploited an 86-year-old District resident. He also encouraged…

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