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D.C. attorney general backs legislation to expand protections for consumers' personal information

By Marian Johns | Mar 26, 2019

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — District of Columbia Attorney General Karl Racine has proposed legislation that expands legal protections for consumer's personal information, including requiring companies to put additional safeguards in place to guard against data breaches.

D.C. restaurant settles allegation of blocking transgender customer from using restroom

By Marian Johns | Feb 18, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A Cuban-themed restaurant and bar in the District of Columbia's Chinatown area has settled allegations of blocking a transgender customer from using the restroom corresponding with her gender identity.

Florida sports club allegedly violated D.C. consumer protection laws

By Marian Johns | Jan 14, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A Florida sports club faces a lawsuit by the Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia for alleged violations of consumer protection laws and also alleged violations of a 2016 legal settlement regarding the club's membership cancelation policies.

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