As Jacobs Moves Up Retirement Date, JNC Initiates Search for Successor

, Delaware Law Weekly


Delaware's Judicial Nominating Commission has initiated the process to appoint a successor for retiring state Supreme Court Justice Jack B. Jacobs. The JNC began the search earlier than expected because Jacobs moved up his retirement date so Gov. Jack Markell can appoint a replacement without having to call a special session of the legislature, the governor's chief legal counsel, Andrew Lippstone, has confirmed.

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