JIM & ADA LEIGH SOLES
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.
Posted: Feb. 17, 2015
"Judicial Notebook" is a collection of items about the Delaware court system. This one takes a look at Jan Jurden's investiture as the Superior Court's president judge and the candidates who are said to be under consideration for a Kent County seat on the Superior Court.
FOR WHOM THE COURT BELL DID NOT TOLL
Posted: Feb. 13, 2015
Jack Markell, the Democratic governor, is about to make someone a justice on the Delaware Supreme Court. It is an appointment that might have gotten as much attention for who it will not be than for whoever it turns out to be.
EARLY LINE 2016
Posted: Feb. 10, 2015
Never mind how far off the 2016 election is. The scramble is already on for the statewide ballot. So here it is, from Beau Biden and John Carney to the most wishful longshots, because the way candidacies get going is people hear about them on the Grapevine.
Posted: Feb. 5, 2015
Jack Markell cannot be running for governor again. John Carney can be running for congressman again. Funny, then why are so many people thinking about going for the congressional seat in 2016? This is all about you-know-who.