JIM & ADA LEIGH SOLES
DARK OF JUSTICE
Posted: March 27, 2015
Darkness has settled over Dana Long and the case of the disappearing Republican political signs, which he took in the last days of the 2014 re-election campaign of his wife Bethany Hall-Long, the Democratic state senator, and was caught on tape.
Posted: March 24, 2015
A study of congressional roll calls in 2014 shows that the Delaware delegation of Tom Carper and Chris Coons, the Democratic senators, and John Carney, the Democratic representative, could not break with their party even if they tried.
LONG TIME PASSING
Posted: March 19, 2015
Delaware past eerily met Delaware present in Legislative Hall in Dover, as the state Senate took confirmation votes on Wednesday for a series of judicial nominations, most notably the one for C.J. Seitz to be a justice on the state Supreme Court.
A WAY TO THE BENCH GOES THROUGH LEGISLATIVE HALL
Posted: March 3, 2015
Jeff Clark would be on his way to the judicial branch, if the state Senate confirms him for a judgeship on the Superior Court, but his family history is rooted in the legislative branch with the Delaware General Assembly in Legislative Hall.
Posted: Feb. 26, 2015
Joe Biden did himself in again, this time at the swearing-in for the new defense secretary, as he found himself called out for crossing into halt-who-goes-there territory with the secretary's wife. Naturally one prime deconstructionist was Jon Stewart on "The Daily Show."
MARKELL GOES FIVE-FOR-FIVE
Posted: Feb. 24, 2015
Jack Markell's extreme makeover of the Delaware Supreme Court continued with his appointment of C.J. Seitz, a corporate lawyer with judicial bloodlines. It was the fifth nomination to the court for Markell, the Democratic governor, and there are not many governors who have filled the state's entire top bench.
THE CURIOUS SCALES OF JUSTICE
Posted: Feb. 20, 2015
Within the Delaware judiciary, there is a curious balance that is reflected by the occupants of its top leadership, namely, Leo Strine Jr. on the Supreme Court, Andy Bouchard on the Court of Chancery and Jan Jurden on the Superior Court.