Delaware

Criminal Justice

Federal judge on courthouse shooter’s ‘hit list’ asked to step aside in cases against family members

Trials & Litigation

Prominent law firm says it knew nothing of claimed sunken treasure fraud, wasn’t counsel of record

Trusts & Estates

Delaware is first state to adopt model law that says social media accounts can be inherited

Evidence

Should drug-lab issues derail hundreds of cases? New chief says lab was ‘like a ‘Hoarding’ episode’

Judiciary

Chief judge of top Delaware court gets gown makeover; sleeve stripes are reminiscent of Rehnquist

Criminal Procedure

Was federal judge on ‘hit list’ reportedly found in courthouse shooter’s belongings?

Obituaries

Revered former ‘Judge Biff,’ known for his fairness and sense of humor, is dead at 77

Corporate Law

Top state court says Wal-Mart must produce bribery probe documents to shareholders

Corporate Law

Plaintiffs lawyers fight ‘loser-pays’ bylaw adopted in middle of shareholder suit

Women in the Law

Sole woman judge on top Delaware court says she ‘wasn’t taken seriously’ as chief justice contender

Trials & Litigation

New bill could nix top Delaware court’s OK of loser-pays rule for attorney fees in corporate cases

Attorney Fees

Delaware decision could spur fee-shifting bylaws, putting a damper on shareholder suits

Evidence

Public defenders file more than 400 motions seeking to reopen Delaware drug cases

Around the Blawgosphere

Consulting the NBA’s constitution | Big lawsuit over gift cards | Experience and lawyer discipline

Criminal Justice

Judge who sentenced DuPont heir to probation expressed concern about no jail time, transcript shows

Trials & Litigation

Delaware Chancery Court uses little-known power, issues arrest warrant for party in corporate case

Judiciary

DuPont heir’s sentencing judge gets security detail after child rape case makes national news

Criminal Justice

DuPont heir got probation for child rape; judge said he wouldn’t fare well in prison

First Amendment

Ruling banning secret arbitrations in Del. Chancery Court won’t be overturned by SCOTUS

Criminal Justice

Charged under federal cyberstalking law, relatives of courthouse shooter call case unconstitutional