News & Updates

Consumer Alert: Questions and Answers on Abortion Care and Freedom of Expression in the District of Columbia

At the Office of Attorney General, we stand up for people’s rights, including their rights to access health care and to peacefully protest.

Press Release

AG Racine Leads New Coalition Challenging Florida's "Don't Say Gay" Law, Which Bans Discussion of LGBTQ Issues in Schools

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today led a coalition of 18 Attorneys General in again opposing Florida’s discriminatory “Don’t Say Gay” law, which prevents classroom discussion of sexual orientation or gender identity, posing a serious threat to LGBTQ+ students who are particularly vulnerable…

Topics: Civil Rights
Press Release

AG Racine Releases Final 8-Year Report Showing Growth and Impact of the Office of the Attorney General Since 2015

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today released a new, comprehensive report highlighting the breadth of work of the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) over the past eight years.  

Press Release

AG Racine Releases Final 8-Year Report Showing Growth and Impact of the Office of the Attorney General Since 2015

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today released a new, comprehensive report highlighting the breadth of work of the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) over the past eight years.  

Testimony

OAG Testimony on on Attendance, Chronic Absenteeism, and Truancy in the District

 Statement of Dana Edwards, Case Manager, Public Safety Division, Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia 

Topics: Child Support
Press Release

AG Racine Sues Washington Commanders, Dan Snyder, NFL & NFL Commissioner Goodell for Deceiving DC Fans for Financial Gain

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced a new lawsuit against the Washington Commanders, team owner Dan Snyder, the National Football League (NFL), and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell for colluding to deceive District residents—Commanders’ core fans—about an investigation into toxic…

Press Release

AG Racine Announces Largest Civil Penalty in a Housing Discrimination Case in U.S. History

Attorney General Karl Racine today announced a settlement requiring three real estate firms—DARO Management Services, DARO Realty, and Infinity Real Estate—and several individual defendants to pay a landmark $10 million in penalties for illegally discriminating against renters in the District…

Topics: Civil Rights
Press Release

AG Racine Supports White House AI Bill of Rights that Includes Core Aspects of His Office's Landmark Bill to Modernize Civil Rights Laws & Stop Algorithmic Discrimination

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today issued the following statement on the White House’s new Blueprint for an AI Bill of Rights that incorporates much of his landmark legislation that would modernize civil rights laws by prohibiting discrimination through the use of automated decision-making…

Topics: Civil Rights
Testimony

OAG Testimony on B24-446 "Attorney General Civil Rights Enforcement Clarification Amendment Act of 2021"

Statement of Vikram Swaruup, Chief Deputy Attorney General

Topics: Civil Rights
Testimony

AG Racine Testimony on Bill 24-558, the "Stop Discrimination by Algorithms Act of 2021"

Statement of Karl A. Racine, Attorney General, Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia

Topics: Civil Rights