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DC AG Racine Fines Instacart Over Allegedly Misleading Consumers About Fees

District of Columbia AG Karl Racine settled a lawsuit with online delivery service Instacart to resolve allegations that Instacart misled customers in the District regarding service fees and failed to remit taxes on those fees in violation of the District of Columbia Consumer Protection Procedures Act and the District’s sales tax law. According to the 2020…

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District of Columbia Awarded $4 Million in Suit Against Ghost Gun Manufacturer

DC AG Karl Racine secured a $4 million judgment against ghost gun manufacturer Polymer80, Inc. for allegedly advertising and selling illegal “unserialized” firearms to DC consumers in violation of the Consumer Protection Procedures Act (CPPA). In its summary judgment order, the DC Court of Appeals held that Polymer80’s gun kits and parts—that come without serial…

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DC AG Racine Leads Amicus Coalition Against Ghost Guns

District of Columbia AG Karl Racine led an attorneys general coalition of nineteen states and the District of Columbia in filing an amicus brief in support of a Final Rule promulgated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms that clarifies definitions in the Gun Control Act (GCA) that make it applicable to so-called “ghost…

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Election News Roundup

District of Columbia – Brian Schwalb, partner-in-charge of the law firm Venable’s D.C. office, has emerged as the winner of the District’s Democratic primary election for AG. In a three-way race, Schwalb beat out attorneys Bruce V. Spiva and Ryan Jones. The race follows an earlier court ruling that another candidate, Kenyan McDuffie, was ineligible to run.

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State AG Pulse | Local Job, National Impact

In this week’s episode, Lori gets together with fellow State AG Group members Maria Colsey Heard and Ann-Marie Luciano to talk about the evolution of the DC Office of the Attorney General into a national powerhouse, Karl Racine’s legacy as its first elected AG, and this year’s contentious race.

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