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
Posted on: July 4, 2018

About the Declaration there is a finality that is exceedingly restful. It is often asserted that the world has made a great deal of progress since 1776, that we have had new thoughts and new experiences which have given us a great advance over the people of that day, and that we may therefore very well discard their conclusions for something more modern. But that reasoning can not be applied to this great charter. If all men are created equal, that is final. If they are endowed with inalienable rights, that is final.

Tag: Legal History, Legal Theory