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AG Racine Files a Notice of Appeal in Purdue Pharma & Sackler Bankruptcy Plan

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced that he filed a notice of appeal in Purdue Pharma’s flawed bankruptcy plan. He asserted that the plan is inadequate, and that a bankruptcy court does not have the authority to prevent attorneys general from enforcing state law, including the…

Topics: Public Safety
Testimony

OAG Testimony on B24-0063, the “Second Chance Amendment Act of 2021” and B24-0110, the “Criminal Record Expungement Amendment Act of 2021”

Statement of Jeminé Trouth, Assistant Chief of the Criminal Section with the Public Safety Division, Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia

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Press Release

Coalition of 24 Attorneys General Express Opposition to Opioid Manufacturer Purdue Pharma's Bankruptcy Plan

Attorney General Karl A. Racine joined 23 other state attorneys general in issuing a statement expressing disappointment in a plan filed by opioid manufacturer Purdue Pharma in bankruptcy court.

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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.

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OP-ED: D.C.’s gun laws may have saved our democracy

Strict gun laws do not fully stifle those with direct lawless intent, but they do greatly reduce destructive potential.

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OP-ED: President Biden’s choice for U.S. attorney should reflect D.C. values

The next U.S. attorney must possess a clear vision that honors the rule of law and embraces reform.

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AG Racine Leads Bipartisan Coalition of 50 Attorneys General Condemning Violent Attack on U.S. Capitol

Attorney General Karl A. Racine, along with Colorado AG Phil Weiser, Idaho AG Lawrence Wasden, and Nebraska AG Doug Peterson, today co-led a bipartisan coalition of 50 Attorneys General and the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) condemning the January 6 attacks on the U.S. Capitol…

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Statement by AG Racine in Response to Breach of U.S. Capitol Building

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today issued a statement as protests downtown resulted in a breach of the U.S. Capitol Building.

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