The Delaware Supreme Court is the highest court in the State of Delaware. The Court has final appellate jurisdiction in criminal cases in which the sentence exceeds certain minimums, in civil cases as to final judgments and for certain other orders of the Court of Chancery, the Superior Court, and the Family Court. The Supreme Court has discretionary jurisdiction to issue writs of prohibition, quo warranto, certiorari, mandamus or to accept appeals of certain non-final orders or certified questions.
October 5, 2023
TThe Honorable N. Christopher Griffiths was sworn in for his first term as a Justice of the Supreme Court of Delaware on Thursday, October 5th, at Delaware State University’s William B. DeLauder Education and Humanities Theater in Dover...
October 4, 2023
The Delaware Supreme Court, through an order by liaison Justice Karen L. Valihura, has revived, reinvigorated, and redirected the Delaware Commission on Law and Technology...
September 19, 2023
The Honorable Abigail M. LeGrow was formally sworn in for her first term as Justice of the Delaware Supreme Court on Tuesday, September 19, 2023 at 2 p.m. in Courtroom 7E at the Leonard L. Williams Justice Center in Wilmington. Justice LeGrow is now the fourth woman to serve on the state’s highest court...
Considers applications for admission and results of examinations for admissions to the Delaware State Bar.
The Delaware Bar Examination will consist of the Multistate Bar Examination (MBE), two Multistate Performance Tests (MPT) and eight essay questions on such subjects as listed in Board Rule 12. In addition the Multistate Professional Responsibility Examination (MPRE) is required (see Board Rule 8 for time restriction).
This commission regulates legal education compliance for members of the Delaware State Bar Commission on Continuing Legal Education. In addition, the Commission reviews and processes CLE providers` applications for program approval.
The Lawyers' Fund for Client Protection is a fund created by the Delaware Supreme Court to provide monetary relief to clients who have suffered financial losses as a result of the dishonest conduct of lawyers. While acts of attorney dishonesty are the exceptions and not the rule, the Fund was established to show the good faith of all members of the Delaware Bar.
The Office of Disciplinary Counsel ("ODC") is an Arm of the Supreme Court of Delaware, which assists the Court in regulating the practice of law. In this capacity, the ODC is charged with evaluating, investigating, and, if warranted, prosecuting lawyer misconduct. All complaints regarding a Delaware lawyer's conduct should be directed to the ODC.