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  Category: Civil Division


Biden applauds New Jersey for joining Delaware’s dredging lawsuit

Civil Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Tuesday, November 10, 2009

The State of New Jersey has decided to join in the lawsuit Attorney General Joseph R. Biden, III, filed recently in the United States District Court for the District of Delaware to halt the Army Corps of Engineers (“Corps”) from dredging the Delaware River. “New Jersey’s decision demonstrates its shared commitment with Delaware to protect […]




Biden seeks federal court order to stop Army Corps of Engineers from dredging

Civil Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Careers | Date Posted: Friday, October 30, 2009

Attorney General Joseph R. Biden, III filed a complaint for injunctive and declaratory relief to order the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (“Corps”) to comply with Delaware law prior to dredging in Delaware waters. The Attorney General’s lawsuit requests that the United States District Court for the District of Delaware declare that the Corps’ decision […]




Attorney General’s Office welcomes Summer Law Clerks and Steiger Fellow

Civil Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Monday, June 1, 2009

edia Release June 1, 2009 Attorney General’s Office welcomes Summer Law Clerks and Steiger Fellow Wilmington, DE – Today, the Delaware Attorney General’s office welcomed seventeen law school students who will work at the Delaware Department of Justice this summer through the Summer Law Clerk and Steiger Fellowship programs. This year’s Summer Law Clerks are […]




Delaware Department of Justice announces $31 million tobacco payment

Civil Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Monday, April 20, 2009

Today, the Delaware Department of Justice announced that Delaware has received its annual payment from the Master Settlement Agreement (MSA) between the states and the tobacco industry. Payments totaling $31,027,740 were received on April 15 and April 17 and have been deposited into the Delaware Health Fund. “I am pleased that Delaware continues to receive […]




Delaware Department of Justice announces $2 million payment to support health-related programs

Civil Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Friday, February 27, 2009

Today, the Delaware Department of Justice announced that Delaware has received a $2,138,096 supplemental payment through its participation in the Master Settlement Agreement (MSA) with the tobacco industry. Today’s payment represents Delaware’s share of $540 million that was initially withheld in April 2008 by the tobacco industry from its annual payment to states who participate […]







  Category: Civil Division


Biden applauds New Jersey for joining Delaware’s dredging lawsuit

Civil Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Tuesday, November 10, 2009

The State of New Jersey has decided to join in the lawsuit Attorney General Joseph R. Biden, III, filed recently in the United States District Court for the District of Delaware to halt the Army Corps of Engineers (“Corps”) from dredging the Delaware River. “New Jersey’s decision demonstrates its shared commitment with Delaware to protect […]




Biden seeks federal court order to stop Army Corps of Engineers from dredging

Civil Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Careers | Date Posted: Friday, October 30, 2009

Attorney General Joseph R. Biden, III filed a complaint for injunctive and declaratory relief to order the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (“Corps”) to comply with Delaware law prior to dredging in Delaware waters. The Attorney General’s lawsuit requests that the United States District Court for the District of Delaware declare that the Corps’ decision […]




Attorney General’s Office welcomes Summer Law Clerks and Steiger Fellow

Civil Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Monday, June 1, 2009

edia Release June 1, 2009 Attorney General’s Office welcomes Summer Law Clerks and Steiger Fellow Wilmington, DE – Today, the Delaware Attorney General’s office welcomed seventeen law school students who will work at the Delaware Department of Justice this summer through the Summer Law Clerk and Steiger Fellowship programs. This year’s Summer Law Clerks are […]




Delaware Department of Justice announces $31 million tobacco payment

Civil Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Monday, April 20, 2009

Today, the Delaware Department of Justice announced that Delaware has received its annual payment from the Master Settlement Agreement (MSA) between the states and the tobacco industry. Payments totaling $31,027,740 were received on April 15 and April 17 and have been deposited into the Delaware Health Fund. “I am pleased that Delaware continues to receive […]




Delaware Department of Justice announces $2 million payment to support health-related programs

Civil Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Friday, February 27, 2009

Today, the Delaware Department of Justice announced that Delaware has received a $2,138,096 supplemental payment through its participation in the Master Settlement Agreement (MSA) with the tobacco industry. Today’s payment represents Delaware’s share of $540 million that was initially withheld in April 2008 by the tobacco industry from its annual payment to states who participate […]