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Supreme Court Condemns Malicious Prosecution Lawsuit Against Convent

By Lizzy McLellan |

The Delaware Supreme Court has refused to extend the tort of malicious prosecution to a case where the plaintiff contended the underlying matter, filed by a community of nuns, should not have continued without probable cause.

Parsons Won't Seek New Term on Court of Chancery

By Michael A. Riccardi |

Vice Chancellor Donald F. Parsons Jr. last week notified Gov. Jack Markell of his decision not to seek reappointment for a second 12-year term on the Delaware Court of Chancery, the state judiciary announced Monday.

Delaware House Approves Curb on Fee-Shifting Bylaws

By Michael A. Riccardi |

The state House of Representatives last week unanimously approved a measure that would prevent stock corporations from enacting bylaws that impose attorney fees and costs on plaintiffs who lose after filing lawsuits alleging corporate waste or wrongdoing.

Three Reforms Mark Shift in Views of Marijuana in Delaware

By Peter S. Murphy |

In the last 30 days, Delawareans witnessed three major events that further loosen restrictions on marijuana use and possession in the state.