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Hair Cuttery ordered to pay millions in back wages, benefits for...

The operator of Hair Cuttery salons in Delaware and other states in the region has been ordered to pay nearly $1.2 million in back wages to more than 7,500 employees. The order from Maryland U.S....
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Majority party leaders of House, Senate announce virtual legislative session beginning in...

The leaders of the Delaware General Assembly announced plans Thursday to virtually reconvene the second half of the 150th legislative session, starting later this month. The session will be streamed, but Legislative Hall, which can...
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Skadden Arps again taken to task by Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware

Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware claims a  lawyer for Skadden Arps attempted to silence its criticism of the Delaware court system. The group claims that  Jennifer Voss, a partner in Skadden Arps’ Wilmington office,  attempted...
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Law notes: Pileggi opens Lewis Brisbois office; Cohen Seglias adds attorneys; Kraftschik joins...

Lewis Brisbois has opened an office in Wilmington, Delaware.  Francis G.X. Pileggi will lead the new office as managing partner. He will be joined by Associate Chauna A. Abner. Lewis Brisbois has 1,400 attorneys and...
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Two Sussex legislators roll out bill that would limit extension of emergency...

Two Sussex County Republican legislators have introduced legislation aimed at limiting the governor's power in issuing emergency declarations. State Sen. Bryant Richardson and Rep. Richard Collins introduced House Bill 330 which reins in the governor's...
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Former Chief Justice Strine joins New York law firm

Former Delaware Supreme Court Chief Justice Leo E. Strine, Jr., has joined Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, New York City. He will serve as Counsel in the Corporate Department at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz.  Prior...
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Lawmakers file vote-by-mail legislation for upcoming elections

Lawmakers have filed legislation that would allow for vote-by-mail in the 2020 Delaware  primary and general elections. The measure, an amendment sponsored by Rep. David Bentz, would eliminate an enactment date on an existing vote-by-mail...
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TransPerfect group to send out mailer over fee battle with law firm

Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware announced a new direct mail piece would be sent to 115,00 households in the state condemning what it sees a Chancery Court’s lack of transparency. According to the group,  a...
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STAY AWAY! Carney orders self-quarantines for visitors

Law enforcement gets go-ahead to pull over vehicles with out of state plates Gov.  John Carney Sunday night made it clear that out of staters are not welcome in Delaware. Any failure to comply with the...
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Carney sets June 2 primary election date, suspends residential foreclosures and evictions

Delaware Gov. John Carney on Tuesday issued a  sixth modification to the  State of Emergency declaration, moving Delaware’s presidential primary to June 2, and suspending residential foreclosures and evictions during the outbreak of coronavirus...