News & Updates

Know Your Rights: The Ban on Non-Compete Agreements Amendment Act of 2020

A new law, the Ban on Non-Compete Agreements Amendment Act of 2020, takes effect on March 16, 2021. The law bans the use of non-compete clauses for most workers in the District.     

Testimony

OAG's Testimony on the Supreme Court’s “Shadow Docket”

Testimony of Loren L. AliKhan Solicitor General of the District of Columbia

Press Release

AG Racine Welcomes 2021 Class of Charles F.C. Ruff Fellows

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.

Addressing the Disparate Impact of COVID-19

Although the COVID-19 pandemic has touched all of our lives, we know that this disease has not affected everyone equally.

OAG Testimony on the District’s COVID-19 Vaccination Process

Statement of Kate Vlach, Office of the Attorney General

Staying Safe In Preparation for the Inauguration

The 59th Presidential Inauguration this Wednesday January 20, 2021, will be unlike any other that preceded it. Last week’s horrific domestic terrorist attack on the U.S. Capitol was unprecedented in our history as a democratic republic.

Building a Better, Fairer Future

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has claimed over hundreds of lives across the District and left numerous more residents sick. Tens of thousands have lost work and now struggle to make ends meet.

Press Release

AG Racine Congratulates Former OAG Chief of Staff Elizabeth Wilkins on Being Named Senior Advisor to White House Chief of Staff

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today issued a statement in light of President-elect Joe Biden’s announcement that Elizabeth Wilkins, former Office of the Attorney General (OAG) senior leader, will serve as Senior Advisor to White House Chief of Staff Ron Klain.

Countering Hate in 2021

This month, AG Racine assumed the role of President of the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG), a non-partisan national organization of 56 Attorneys General from states and territories across our country.

Fighting Price Gouging

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