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  Category: Civil Division


Attorney General Joseph R. Biden, III announces $5.5 million settlement in oral contraceptive lawsuit

Civil Division | Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Wednesday, June 13, 2007

Attorney General Joseph R. Biden, III today announced the settlement of a civil law enforcement action against the makers of the popular oral contraceptive product Ovcon. The lawsuit, joined by thirty-three other states and the District of Columbia, charged Warner Chilcott and Barr Pharmaceuticals (“Barr”) with antitrust violations that have prevented generic versions of Ovcon from reaching the marketplace.




The Weinstein Company to Add Anti-Smoking Public Service Announcements to Newest DVD Release

Civil Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Family | Date Posted: Tuesday, October 24, 2006

Attorney Danberg announced today that The Weinstein Company is the first motion picture company to insert anti-smoking public service announcements (PSAs) in DVDs in which smoking is depicted.




ATTORNEYS GENERAL AND R.J. REYNOLDS REACH HISTORIC SETTLEMENT TO END THE SALE OF FLAVORED CIGARETTES

Civil Division | Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Wednesday, October 11, 2006

Danberg, today announced that R.J. Reynolds
Tobacco Company (AReynolds@) and the Attorneys General of 39 states have entered into a settlement that ends the sale of candy, fruit and alcohol flavored cigarettes manufactured and sold by Reynolds.




Bill introduced regarding the political activity of State Department of Justice employees

Civil Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Wednesday, June 14, 2006

Attorney General Carl C. Danberg introduced legislation today in the General Assembly which will seek to limit political activity while recognizing the legitimate free speech rights of State Department of Justice employees.




ATTORNEY GENERAL CONCLUDES REVIEW OF NEW CASTLE COUNTY CONTRACTS

Civil Division | Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Tuesday, April 11, 2006

(Wilmington, DE): Attorney General Carl C. Danberg announced today that his office has concluded the legal review of New Castle County’s contracts with Julius Cephas. The Attorney General received a request to investigate after allegations that New Castle County Executive Chris Coons possibly broke state law in contracting with Julius Cephas last year. The Attorney […]







  Category: Civil Division


Attorney General Joseph R. Biden, III announces $5.5 million settlement in oral contraceptive lawsuit

Civil Division | Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Wednesday, June 13, 2007

Attorney General Joseph R. Biden, III today announced the settlement of a civil law enforcement action against the makers of the popular oral contraceptive product Ovcon. The lawsuit, joined by thirty-three other states and the District of Columbia, charged Warner Chilcott and Barr Pharmaceuticals (“Barr”) with antitrust violations that have prevented generic versions of Ovcon from reaching the marketplace.




The Weinstein Company to Add Anti-Smoking Public Service Announcements to Newest DVD Release

Civil Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Family | Date Posted: Tuesday, October 24, 2006

Attorney Danberg announced today that The Weinstein Company is the first motion picture company to insert anti-smoking public service announcements (PSAs) in DVDs in which smoking is depicted.




ATTORNEYS GENERAL AND R.J. REYNOLDS REACH HISTORIC SETTLEMENT TO END THE SALE OF FLAVORED CIGARETTES

Civil Division | Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Wednesday, October 11, 2006

Danberg, today announced that R.J. Reynolds
Tobacco Company (AReynolds@) and the Attorneys General of 39 states have entered into a settlement that ends the sale of candy, fruit and alcohol flavored cigarettes manufactured and sold by Reynolds.




Bill introduced regarding the political activity of State Department of Justice employees

Civil Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Wednesday, June 14, 2006

Attorney General Carl C. Danberg introduced legislation today in the General Assembly which will seek to limit political activity while recognizing the legitimate free speech rights of State Department of Justice employees.




ATTORNEY GENERAL CONCLUDES REVIEW OF NEW CASTLE COUNTY CONTRACTS

Civil Division | Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Tuesday, April 11, 2006

(Wilmington, DE): Attorney General Carl C. Danberg announced today that his office has concluded the legal review of New Castle County’s contracts with Julius Cephas. The Attorney General received a request to investigate after allegations that New Castle County Executive Chris Coons possibly broke state law in contracting with Julius Cephas last year. The Attorney […]