Delaware

218 ABA Journal Delaware articles.

Are secret arbitration panels illegal? Del. Chancery asks SCOTUS to nix 3rd Circuit ruling

In an unusual case pitting one of the nation’s most respected corporate law tribunals against a federal appeals court, the Delaware Court of Chancery is seeking a writ of certiorari…

Work-at-home lawyer suspended partly for lack of a ‘bona fide office’

Updated: The Delaware Supreme Court has ordered a two-year suspension for a lawyer who, among other violations, worked out of his Pennsylvania home and did not have exclusive, designated office…

State AG backtracks, says he should have investigated whether there was underage drinking at party

Maryland’s attorney general, Douglas F. Gansler, opposes underage drinking and has urged parents to take responsibility to prevent it.

But when it came to a high school graduation party attended…

3rd Circuit says Delaware Chancery Court’s secret arbitration program trials violated 1st Amendment

A divided federal appeals court Wednesday said a novel attempt by a highly regarded state court to offer an alternative to private arbitration of corporate matters violates the First Amendment…

Daughter of courthouse shooter held without bail in ‘unique’ cyberstalking case

The daughter of a man who reportedly shot his former daughter-in-law and another woman to death at a Delaware courthouse before committing suicide earlier this year is being held without…

Son of courthouse shooter is held without bail after ‘unique’ cyberstalking indictment

Appearing in court on Monday in what the public defender called a “unique” cyberstalking case against multiple family members accused of playing a role in a fatal Delaware courthouse shooting…

3 relatives of courthouse shooter indicted, feds say cyberstalking resulted in death of victim

The wife, son and daughter of a man who fatally shot two women at a Delaware courthouse earlier this year as they arrived for a child-support hearing have been federally…

Controversial Facebook underwear photo offers a diversity message, says law grad seeking work

Brian Zulberti apparently hoped to stand out among the horde of recent law graduates seeking legal work by including a nontraditional photo of himself in a mass email to potential…

Decades after ex-attorney killed 2 lawyers, shot judges in Texas courtroom, fatal conflicts continue

A fatal attack in a Texas appellate courtroom almost exactly 21 years ago is remembered as a milestone in Tarrant County history that led to a new focus on keeping…

Daughter of Delaware courthouse shooter seeks custody of slain mom’s 3 kids

The daughter of a man who shot two women to death at a Delaware courthouse earlier this year is seeking custody of the three daughters of one of the slain…

Son of dead shooter in Del. courthouse slayings gets six months for probation violation

The son of a man who killed two women at a Delaware courthouse earlier this year as they arrived for a child-support hearing was sentenced Tuesday to two months in…

4 lawyers exit top local firm to open new Wilmington, Del., office for K&L Gates

K&L Gates is the only Pittburgh-based BigLaw firm without an office in Philadelphia.

But it now has one a short distance away in Wilmington, Del., which is opening with a…

Judge allows suit against Widener law school over job stats, cites ‘thread of plausibility’

A federal judge has refused to dismiss a lawsuit claiming that Widener University School of Law posted misleading and incomplete job statistics.

Senior U.S. District Judge William Walls of New…

Lawyer is criminally charged, accused of offering legal services in exchange for sexual favors

Updated: A longtime Delaware criminal defense lawyer who is in private practice in Wilmington was arrested at his office Friday and has been criminally charged over allegations that he offered…

Son of Del. courthouse shooter faces new probation violation charges related to ammo

New probation violation charges have been filed against the son of a man who committed suicide immediately after shooting to death two women at a Wilmington, Del., courthouse last month.

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