Posted on: October 8, 2018

At USA Today, Glenn Reynolds, Beauchamp Brogan Distinguished Professor of Law at the University of Tennessee College of Law offers some thoughts on Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court: "Brett Kavanaugh will bring change to the Supreme Court, but maybe not what you think."

Tag: Appeals, Constitutional Law, Courts, Legal History, Legal Theory
Posted on: September 21, 2018

Governor John Carney has announced the nominations of Morgan Zurn and Kathaleen McCormick to the Delaware Court of Chancery. The Delaware Senate will consider the nominations during a special session on October 3, 2018.

Tag: Civil Litigation / Civil Procedure, Commercial Litigation, Corporations, Courts, Equity / Chancery, Legal History, Legal Industry, Limited Liability Companies, Mergers and Acquisitions, Partnerships
Posted on: September 1, 2018

To paraphrase Thucydides, happiness hinges on freedom, and freedom hinges on courage.

So how do the 50 states rank in a combination of personal and economic freedoms?

Tag: Law & Economics
Posted on: August 28, 2018

'WHEREAS divers Persons are holden in Slavery within divers of His Majesty's Colonies, and it is just and expedient that all such Persons should be manumitted and set free, and that a reasonable Compensation should be made to the Persons hitherto entitled to the Services of such Slaves for the Loss which they will incur by being deprived of their Right to such Services: And whereas it is also expedient that Provision should be made for promoting the Industry and securing the good Conduct of the Persons so to be manumitted, for a limited Period after such their Manumission: And w

Tag: International Law, Legal History
Posted on: August 8, 2018
This case summary was prepared by Ciara Sprance.

Berger Harris attorneys David Anthony and Sean Meluney achieved a successful outcome for a client, who was awarded damages and a dismissal of all counterclaims brought against him by a long-time friend in connection with the collapse of their business venture in late 2014.

Tag: Alternative Business Entities, Civil Litigation / Civil Procedure, Contracts, Equity / Chancery, Fiduciary Duties
Posted on: July 23, 2018
By order dated July 18, 2018, the Delaware Supreme Court has required that all state court impose a 5 p.m. filing deadline for electronic filings, with limited exceptions:
Tag: Courts, Legal Industry