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Press Releases, Speeches, and Announcements


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Press Releases

News/Announcements Date
Delaware Courts pause jury trials in response to increasing COVID 19 cases 11/16/2020
Delaware Courts move to a modified Phase 3 of reopening plan; Chief Justice extends judicial emergency to Nov. 4, 2020 10/02/2020
Delaware Judiciary unveils plan to resume jury trials in October, extends emergency until Oct. 5, 2020 09/04/2020
Delaware Supreme Court adopts limited practice privilege for 2020 Bar Applicants 08/12/2020
Delaware Supreme Court Cancels In-Person 2020 Bar Exam 07/24/2020
Delaware Board of Bar Examiners announce 2020 Bar Exam to be held at Delaware State Fairgrounds in Harrington September 9 – 11, 2020 07/08/2020
Delaware Judiciary extends emergency, maintains Phase Two in reopening plan 07/06/2020
Delaware Courts to Close for Juneteenth 06/18/2020
Delaware Supreme Court Conducts First Video Admission Ceremony 06/08/2020
Delaware Judiciary unveils public reopening plan 05/29/2020
El Poder Judicial de Delaware revela plan de reapertura 05/29/2020
El Presidente del Tribunal Supremo Collins J. Seitz, Jr. extiende la Emergencia Judicial hasta el 13 de junio de 2020 05/14/2020
Chief Justice Collins J. Seitz, Jr. extends Judicial Emergency to June 13, 2020 05/14/2020
Supreme Court of Delaware Postpones July 2020 Bar Exam until September 2020 05/11/2020
Judicial Emergency and closure of Delaware Court facilities to the public extended to May 14, 2020 04/14/2020
Delaware Court facilities ordered closed to the public until April 15, 2020 03/22/2020
Se ordena que todos los juzgados de Delaware permanezcan cerrados al público hasta abril 15, 2020 03/22/2020
Delaware Supreme Court announcement cancelling oral arguments until May 2020 03/18/2020
Delaware Supreme Court Chief Justice Declares Judicial Emergency 03/14/2020
In the Supreme Court of the State of Delaware Order Declaring a Judicial Emergency 03/14/2020
The Honorable Tamika R. Montgomery-Reeves takes the Oath of Office for Justice of the Delaware Supreme Court 01/03/2020
The Honorable Collins J. Seitz, Jr. Takes the Oath of Office for Chief Justice of the Delaware Supreme Court 11/12/2019
Supreme Court Justice Karen L. Valihura honored by the Women & the Law Section of the Delaware Bar 11/06/2019
Supreme Court Justice Karen Valihura Delivers Keynote Address To M&A Conference in São Paulo, Brazil 10/08/2019
Delaware Supreme Court To Allow Limited Law Practice By Military Spouses 09/27/2019