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Press Releases, Speeches, and Announcements


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Press Releases

News/Announcements Date
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
Supreme Court Administrator William S. Montgomery to Retire Awarded Order of the First State 08/29/2019
Supreme Court Justice Valihura and Family Court Chief Judge Newell promote pro bono representation at American Bar Association Event 02/28/2019
Delaware Supreme Court names Luke W. Mette as Chief Disciplinary Counsel 01/16/2019
Judiciary Adopts Interim Rule for Implementation of Fundamental Bail Reform 12/17/2018
Delaware Judiciary expresses condolences on passing of retired Justice Andrew G. T. Moore II 12/13/2018
Delaware Community Court initiative awarded $200,000 federal grant 10/04/2018
Judges provides community update on Problem-Solving Courts Initiative and Best Practice Standards unveiled 09/20/2018
The Delaware Supreme Court has revised and updated its self-help guide for self-represented litigants. 08/29/2018
Delaware Courts implement modest increase in fees to go into effect August 15, 2018 08/10/2018
The Delaware Supreme Court adopts policies to improve work life balance 07/18/2018
Supreme Court Announces New Procedures to Assist Self-Represented Litigants File Appeals 04/03/2018
New Rules Issued for the Court on the Judiciary - Incoming complaints will now be reviewed by a panel of three Justices 03/06/2018
Supreme Court Justice Karen Valihura to participate in Panel on Women in Litigation at American Bar Association Conference 11/09/2017
Delaware Judiciary forms the Jurisdiction Improvement Committee to review court jurisdictional lines to improve the efficient resolution of citizens’ disputes 11/07/2017
Executive Director for Delaware CLE Commission named to national post 10/23/2017