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JNC Picks Stir Questions, Controversy

By Tom McParland |

The Judicial Nominating Commission's recommendation of two candidates to fill an upcoming opening on the Delaware Court of Chancery has created a unique dilemma, as Gov. Jack Markell is set to consider two candidates who do not live or practice in Kent County.


Drinker Biddle Adds Partner, With Eye on Chancery Practice

By Tom McParland |

Philadelphia-based national law firm Drinker Biddle & Reath last week announced it had bulked up its corporate litigation practice with the addition of Michael J. Maimone as a partner in its Wilmington office.

Markell Taps Slights to Serve on Chancery Court

By Tom McParland |

Gov. Jack Markell on Monday named former Superior Court Judge Joseph R. Slights III as his pick to succeed Vice Chancellor John W. Noble on the Court of Chancery.

The towers of the Detroit Renaissance Center, the world headquarters of the General Motors Corporation in Detroit, Michigan. March 30, 2010. Credit: RiverNorthPhotography/

Del. Supreme Court Set to Hear GM Stockholders' Appeal

By Tom McParland |

The Delaware Supreme Court is set to hear oral arguments Wednesday in an appeal of the Court of Chancery's dismissal of a derivative suit against General Motors Co. directors that sought to hold the board members personally liable for damages stemming from the company's defective ignition switches.