April 3, 2015
by Matt Belenky
The Delaware Senate voted 11-9 Thursday to repeal the death penalty. The legislation is being sponsored by Senator Karen Peterson and includes an exemption for the 15 inmates currently on Delaware's death row, who will face death by lethal injection. Delaware is one of 32 states that employ ...[read more]
October 9, 2014
by Elizabeth LaForgia
States that have toughened voter identification laws have experienced steeper drops in election turnout than those that have not, including disproportionate falloffs among black and younger voters, according to a nonpartisan congressional study released on Wednesday by the US Government ...[read more]
March 24, 2014
by Addison Morris
The US Supreme Court on Monday declined to review the US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit decision regarding Delaware's state-funded arbitration for business disputes. The lower court held that the provision that allows confidential judge-run arbitration hearings violates the First Amendment ...[read more]
October 24, 2013
by Sung Un Kim
The US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit on Wednesday ruled that restriction of public access to Delaware's government-sponsored arbitration hearings is unconstitutional. The Court, in affirming the district court's ruling, held that the provision that allows confidential judge-run ...[read more]
September 18, 2013
by Sung Un Kim
The US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit on Tuesday ruled that New Jersey's sports wagering law conflicts with the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992 (PASPA) and thus, should not be implemented. PASPA makes sports betting illegal nationwide except in Nevada, Oregon, ...[read more]
September 4, 2013
by Samuel Franklin
A judge for the US District Court for the Southern District of Ohio on Tuesday issued an order allowing a Cincinnati man to be listed as "spouse" on the death certificate of his late husband. While the state constitution of Ohio prohibits same-sex marriage, state law does recognize marriages ...[read more]
July 21, 2013
by Andrew Morgan
The right to vote has been a contentious issue in the US since the inception of the country. There was no specific right to vote or qualifications to vote drafted into the US Constitution. Each state was left to develop individual standards on how to run their voting and election processes. During ...[read more]
May 8, 2013
by Samuel Franklin
Delaware Governor Jack Markell signed a same-sex marriage bill into law on Tuesday, making Delaware the eleventh US state to legalize same-sex marriage, and the second to do so in the past week. Markell signed the bill shortly after a 12-9 vote in the Delaware State Senate Tuesday afternoon. ...[read more]
December 14, 2012
by Matthew Pomy
A jury in the US District Court for the District of Delaware found Thursday that Apple Inc. infringed on patents held by MobileMedia Ideas LLC. The three patents at issue in the case relate to the camera phone, call handling and call rejecting. The court has not scheduled when it will determine ...[read more]
November 22, 2012
by Sarah Posner
Lululemon Athletica Inc. (Lululemon), a Canadian clothing company, settled a lawsuit on Tuesday with Calvin Klein Inc. over alleged patent infringement of yoga pants. A spokesperson for Lululemon said that the terms of the settlement are confidential. After both companies agreed to settle, ...[read more]

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