Delaware Supreme Court Decisions 2012

Opinions 1 - 500 of 675

Wallace v. Delaware  
Date: December 31, 2012
Docket Number: 314, 2011

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant-Appellant Branden Wallace appealed his convictions on counts of trafficking cocaine, possession with intent to deliver a narcotic schedule II controlled substance, and possession of a firearm by a person prohib...

Dennis v. Delaware Racing Association
Date: December 31, 2012
Docket Number: 317, 2012
Banther v. State
Date: December 31, 2012
Docket Number: 359, 2012
Chrin v. Ibrix Incorporated
Date: December 31, 2012
Docket Number: 427, 2012
In Re Celera Corporation Shareholder Litigation, et al. v. New Orleans Employees' Retirement System, et al.  
Date: December 27, 2012
Docket Number: 212, 2012

Justia Opinion Summary: Appellant BVF Partners L.P. ("BVF") appealed a Chancery Court certification of Appellee New Orleans Employees' Retirement System ("NOERS") as class representative in this action challenging the acquisition of Celera Corp...

Carta v. Danberg, et al.
Date: December 26, 2012
Docket Number: 286, 2012
Ayers v. State
Date: December 20, 2012
Docket Number: 624, 2012
McLaughlin v. State
Date: December 19, 2012
Docket Number: 396, 2012
Dorio v. State
Date: December 18, 2012
Docket Number: 156, 2012
Rivera v. State
Date: December 18, 2012
Docket Number: 386, 2012
Layton v. State
Date: December 18, 2012
Docket Number: 585, 2012
Wilkinson v. State
Date: December 17, 2012
Docket Number: 331, 2012
Ward v. Delmarva Power & Light Co.
Date: December 17, 2012
Docket Number: 389, 2012
Morgan v. State
Date: December 17, 2012
Docket Number: 402, 2012
Clark v. Clark
Date: December 17, 2012
Docket Number: 41, 2012
Brown v. State
Date: December 17, 2012
Docket Number: 455, 2012
Gatz Properties, LLC v. Auriga Capital Corporation, et al.
Date: December 14, 2012
Docket Number: 148, 2012
Averill v. State
Date: December 14, 2012
Docket Number: 564, 2011
Smith v. Delaware State Police, et al.
Date: December 14, 2012
Docket Number: 601, 2012
Long & Moore v. DFS
Date: December 13, 2012
Docket Number: 341, 2012
Brooks v. State
Date: December 13, 2012
Docket Number: 395, 2012
Green v. State
Date: December 13, 2012
Docket Number: 486, 2012
Fogg v. State
Date: December 13, 2012
Docket Number: 506, 2010
Broadmeadow Investment, LLC v. Delaware Health Resources Board, et al.  
Date: December 12, 2012
Docket Number: 175, 2012

Justia Opinion Summary: Appellant Broadmeadow Investment, LLC appealed a Superior Court judgment that dismissed its appeal of a Delaware Health Resources Board decision. The Board granted HealthSouth Middletown Rehabilitation Hospital, LLC a Ce...

Bermel v. Liberty Mutual Fire Insurance Co.  
Date: December 12, 2012
Docket Number: 224, 2012

Justia Opinion Summary: The plaintiff-appellants, Bruce Bermel and Pamela Jurga, as husband and wife, appealed the final judgment of the Superior Court granting the motion for summary judgment of the defendant-appellee, Liberty Mutual Fire Insu...

Roy v. Delaware  
Date: December 12, 2012
Docket Number: 505, 2011

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant-appellant Rashid Roy directly appealed his convictions of Murder in the First Degree, Possession of a Deadly Weapon by a Person Prohibited, Assault in the Third Degree, and Terroristic Threatening to the Suprem...

Elder v. Dover Downs, Inc.
Date: December 11, 2012
Docket Number: 383, 2012
Parker v. Wilmington Savings Fund Society, FSB
Date: December 11, 2012
Docket Number: 575, 2012
Paul v. Paul  
Date: December 10, 2012
Docket Number: 284, 2012

Justia Opinion Summary: The issue before the Supreme Court on appeal in this case was the meaning of the term "regularly residing" as used in Delaware’s alimony statute. The Family Court denied appellant's petition to terminate alimony, finding...

Williams v. Delaware  
Date: December 10, 2012
Docket Number: 35, 2012

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant-Appellant Maurice Williams appealed his Superior Court conviction for Escape After Conviction. The charges stemmed from Defendant's failing to return to the Plummer Center in Wilmington as scheduled after he re...

Ward v. Nair
Date: December 10, 2012
Docket Number: 497, 2012
Scott v. State
Date: December 10, 2012
Docket Number: 505, 2012
Cook v. State
Date: December 10, 2012
Docket Number: 510, 2012
Wright v. Reybold Venture Group XXV, LLC
Date: December 7, 2012
Docket Number: 553, 2012
Titan Investment Fun II, LP v. Freedom Mortgage Corp.
Date: December 5, 2012
Docket Number: 213, 2012
Halsey v. Generations Home Health Care
Date: December 5, 2012
Docket Number: 440, 2012
Delaware v. Abel  
Date: December 5, 2012
Docket Number: 50, 2012

Justia Opinion Summary: A State Trooper stopped a Hells Angels member for speeding. When asked where he was going, the defendant "cordially" declined to answer. The State Trooper informed the defendant he would pat him down, and the defendant r...

Stafford v. Delaware  
Date: December 4, 2012
Docket Number: 289, 2011

Justia Opinion Summary: A passenger in a car stopped by the police for illegally tinted windows claimed to have no identification and provided the officer with a false identity. The driver was not permitted to operate the car further, and offic...

Brown v. State
Date: December 4, 2012
Docket Number: 385, 2012
Page v. State
Date: December 4, 2012
Docket Number: 438, 2012
Bacon v. State
Date: December 4, 2012
Docket Number: 620, 2012
Walsh v. State
Date: December 3, 2012
Docket Number: 337, 2012
First State Orthopaedics,P.A., et al. v. Tucker
Date: December 3, 2012
Docket Number: 569, 2012
Hubbard v. State
Date: December 3, 2012
Docket Number: 89, 2012
Matter of Anderson
Date: November 29, 2012
Docket Number: 588, 2012
Teachem v. Terry  
Date: November 29, 2012
Docket Number: 637, 2011

Justia Opinion Summary: A father appealed a Family Court judge's termination of his parental rights. Upon review of the matter, the Supreme Court took the opportunity to reaffirm that intentional abandonment requires a finding that the parent h...

Reybold Venture Group XI-A, LLC, et al. Smith, et al.
Date: November 28, 2012
Docket Number: 401, 2012
Walker v. DFS
Date: November 28, 2012
Docket Number: 439, 2012
Givens v. Delaware Harness Racing Commission
Date: November 28, 2012
Docket Number: 696, 2011
Powell v. DFS
Date: November 27, 2012
Docket Number: 266, 2012
Paskins v. State
Date: November 27, 2012
Docket Number: 479, 2012
Matter of a Member of the Bar: Huntley
Date: November 27, 2012
Docket Number: 626, 2012
Harper v. State
Date: November 27, 2012
Docket Number: 94, 2012
Drummond v. Delaware  
Date: November 21, 2012
Docket Number: 206, 2012

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant Dallas Drummond, Jr., directly appealed to the Supreme Court after having been convicted by a Superior Court jury on two counts of First Degree Rape and one count of Unlawful Conduct Against a Child by a Sex Of...

Ceccola v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co.
Date: November 21, 2012
Docket Number: 3, 2012
Matthew v. Flakt Woods Group SA  
Date: November 20, 2012
Docket Number: 150, 2012

Justia Opinion Summary: The issue on appeal in this case came from a decision that dismissed a complaint against a foreign business entity for lack of personal jurisdiction. The foreign company allegedly conspired with other defendants to dives...

Kemp v. Christiana Care Health and Services, Inc., et al.
Date: November 20, 2012
Docket Number: 280, 2012
Oakes v. Dept. of Correction Records Dept.
Date: November 20, 2012
Docket Number: 472, 2012
Bailey v. Walker
Date: November 20, 2012
Docket Number: 531, 2012
Warren v. State
Date: November 20, 2012
Docket Number: 543, 2012
Allen v. State
Date: November 20, 2012
Docket Number: 563, 2012
Matter of a Member of the Bar: Huntley
Date: November 20, 2012
Docket Number: 597, 2012
Cordero v. Gulfstream Development Corporation  
Date: November 20, 2012
Docket Number: 718, 2011

Justia Opinion Summary: Appellant Reuben Cordero appealed a Superior Court order that affirmed an order of the Industrial Accident Board dismissing his petitions against a general contractor, Gulfstream Development Corporation, and a Gulfstream...

Wright v. Scott, et al.
Date: November 20, 2012
Docket Number: 81, 2012
Chattin v. State
Date: November 16, 2012
Docket Number: 106, 2012
Roten v. State
Date: November 16, 2012
Docket Number: 262, 2012
Williams v. State
Date: November 16, 2012
Docket Number: 363, 2012
Deputy v. State
Date: November 16, 2012
Docket Number: 382, 2012
Church v. Flowers
Date: November 15, 2012
Docket Number: 1, 2012
Hines v. Willard
Date: November 15, 2012
Docket Number: 24, 2012
Ashley v. Stiller
Date: November 15, 2012
Docket Number: 255, 2012
Osowiecki v. Wells Fargo, et al.
Date: November 15, 2012
Docket Number: 264, 2012
Collins v. Delaware  
Date: November 15, 2012
Docket Number: 385, 2011

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant-Appellant Solomon Collins appealed his convictions by a jury of Murder First Degree, two counts of Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony, and three counts of Reckless Endangering First Degre...

Simms v. State
Date: November 15, 2012
Docket Number: 423, 2012
Encompass Indemnity Co. v. Kenny, et al.
Date: November 15, 2012
Docket Number: 568, 2012
Tsipouras v. Szambelak, et al.
Date: November 14, 2012
Docket Number: 226, 2012
Gunn v. U.S. Bank National Association, et al.
Date: November 14, 2012
Docket Number: 464, 2012
First State Depository Co., et al. v. Israel Discount Bank of New York
Date: November 14, 2012
Docket Number: 580, 2012
Matter of the Estate Kataryna Kostyshyn
Date: November 13, 2012
Docket Number: 207, 2012
Sykes v. State
Date: November 13, 2012
Docket Number: 249, 2012
Hurley v. State
Date: November 13, 2012
Docket Number: 289, 2012
Morris v. State
Date: November 13, 2012
Docket Number: 384, 2012
Thomas v. State
Date: November 9, 2012
Docket Number: 211, 2012
Fuqi International, Inc. v. Rich
Date: November 9, 2012
Docket Number: 592, 2012
Gatz Properties, LLC v. Auriga Capital Corp., et al.  
Date: November 7, 2012
Docket Number: 148, 2012

Justia Opinion Summary: In resolving this dispute between the controlling member–manager and the minority investors of a Delaware Limited Liability Company (LLC), the Supreme Court interpreted the LLC's governing instrument as a contract that a...

Lloyd v. State
Date: November 5, 2012
Docket Number: 441, 2012
Foreman v. State
Date: November 5, 2012
Docket Number: 461, 2012
Matter of Mahan
Date: November 5, 2012
Docket Number: 518, 2012
Montgomery v. Dept. of Motor Vehicles
Date: November 5, 2012
Docket Number: 541, 2012
Russell v. State
Date: November 5, 2012
Docket Number: 717, 2011
Jackson v. State
Date: November 1, 2012
Docket Number: 130, 2012
Jenkins v. Jenkins
Date: October 31, 2012
Docket Number: 259, 2012
Gargano v. Food Lion, Inc.
Date: October 31, 2012
Docket Number: 388, 2012
Redding v. State
Date: October 31, 2012
Docket Number: 476, 2012
Smith v. State
Date: October 31, 2012
Docket Number: 542, 2012
Sussex County Dept. of Elections, et al v. The Democratic Party, et al.
Date: October 30, 2012
Docket Number: 581, 2012
Eastern Savings Bank, FSB v. Cach, LLC
Date: October 30, 2012
Docket Number: 88, 2012
Damiani-Melendez v. Delaware  
Date: October 26, 2012
Docket Number: 164, 2012

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant-Appellant Pablo Melendez appealed his convictions after a Superior Court jury trial stemming from numerous actual and attempted robberies. Defendant was convicted of: eighteen counts of Robbery in the First Deg...

Williams v. State
Date: October 26, 2012
Docket Number: 241, 2012
Alvarez v. Castellon  
Date: October 26, 2012
Docket Number: 304, 2012

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff-Appellant Keila Rodriguez Alvarez appealed a Superior Court order granting defendant's Motion for Summary Judgment. The case arose from an automobile accident that occurred in 2010. On appeal, Plaintiff argued...

Hunter v. Delaware  
Date: October 26, 2012
Docket Number: 355, 2011

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant-Appellant Cookie A. Hunter appealed his judgments of conviction, after a Superior Court jury trial, of Assault in the Second Degree, Resisting Arrest with Force or Violence, and Driving Under the Influence, Fir...

Roth v. State
Date: October 26, 2012
Docket Number: 452, 2012
Conway v. State
Date: October 25, 2012
Docket Number: 550, 2012
McDonald v. Ford
Date: October 24, 2012
Docket Number: 205, 2012
Brown v. Stornawaye Capital, LLC, et al.
Date: October 24, 2012
Docket Number: 253, 2012
Gordon v. State
Date: October 24, 2012
Docket Number: 265, 2012
Biggins v. Danberg, et al.
Date: October 24, 2012
Docket Number: 425, 2012
Brown v. State
Date: October 23, 2012
Docket Number: 139, 2012
Sweeney v. Dept. of Transportation  
Date: October 23, 2012
Docket Number: 345, 2012

Justia Opinion Summary: Appellant George Sweeney appealed a superior court order that affirmed a Merit Employee Relations Board (MERB) order denying his appeal from the Delaware Department of Transportation’s (DelDOT) termination of his employm...

Barkley v. State
Date: October 23, 2012
Docket Number: 537, 2012
Crumplar v. Superior Court
Date: October 22, 2012
Docket Numbers: 643, 2011, 644, 2011
Johnson v. State
Date: October 18, 2012
Docket Number: 157, 2012
In Re: Vacation of Right-of-Way
Date: October 18, 2012
Docket Number: 237, 2012
Buchanan v. State
Date: October 18, 2012
Docket Number: 362, 2012
Reynolds v. State
Date: October 18, 2012
Docket Number: 93, 2012
Jones v. State
Date: October 17, 2012
Docket Number: 127, 2012
Riverbend Community, LLC, et al. v. Green Stone Engineering, LLC, et al.  
Date: October 17, 2012
Docket Number: 236, 2012

Justia Opinion Summary: Riverbend Community, LLC and Parkway Gravel, Inc. jointly owned a parcel of land (the Property), which they intended to develop into residential real estate. Before purchasing the Property, Riverbend and Green Stone Engi...

Holroyd v. State
Date: October 16, 2012
Docket Number: 417, 2012
Green v. State
Date: October 16, 2012
Docket Number: 535, 2012
Wingfield v. State
Date: October 15, 2012
Docket Number: 189, 2012
Scruggs v. State
Date: October 15, 2012
Docket Number: 193, 2012
Matthews v. State
Date: October 15, 2012
Docket Number: 202, 2012
Walker v. Martin
Date: October 15, 2012
Docket Number: 217, 2012
Brice v. State
Date: October 15, 2012
Docket Number: 313, 2012
Hill v. Hill
Date: October 15, 2012
Docket Number: 332, 2012
Croll v. State
Date: October 15, 2012
Docket Number: 369, 2012
Brown v. State
Date: October 15, 2012
Docket Number: 400, 2012
Matter of a Member of the Bar: Vanderslice
Date: October 12, 2012
Docket Number: 428, 2012
Barlow v. Barlow
Date: October 12, 2012
Docket Number: 512, 2012
Genger v. TR Investors, LLC, et al.
Date: October 12, 2012
Docket Number: 532, 2012
Kanda v. State
Date: October 12, 2012
Docket Number: 684, 2011
Pritchett v. State
Date: October 10, 2012
Docket Number: 196, 2012
Brokenbrough v. State
Date: October 10, 2012
Docket Number: 322, 2012
Piper v. State
Date: October 10, 2012
Docket Number: 340, 2012
Torres v. State
Date: October 10, 2012
Docket Number: 360, 2012
McCray v. State
Date: October 10, 2012
Docket Number: 431, 2012
Person v. State
Date: October 10, 2012
Docket Number: 453, 2012
Montalvo v. State
Date: October 9, 2012
Docket Number: 516, 2012
Coates v. State
Date: October 5, 2012
Docket Number: 198, 2012
Mahan v. State
Date: October 5, 2012
Docket Number: 356, 2012
Crawford v. State
Date: October 4, 2012
Docket Number: 375, 2012
Jones v. State
Date: October 3, 2012
Docket Number: 394, 2012
Williams v. State
Date: October 2, 2012
Docket Number: 55, 2012
Tucker v. State
Date: October 1, 2012
Docket Number: 203, 2012
Wilkerson v. State
Date: September 28, 2012
Docket Number: 159, 2012
Russell-Conaway v. Frederick-Conaway
Date: September 28, 2012
Docket Number: 194, 2012
Julian v. Delaware Dep't. of Transportation  
Date: September 28, 2012
Docket Number: 31, 2012

Justia Opinion Summary: In this appeal, the issue before the Supreme Court was whether a contractor's bid was responsive to the Delaware Department of Transportation's (DelDOT) Request for Proposals (RFP). The contractor's bid did not include r...

Christopher v. State
Date: September 28, 2012
Docket Number: 495, 2012
Deputy v. Carroll, et al.
Date: September 28, 2012
Docket Number: 500, 2012
Walker v. State
Date: September 27, 2012
Docket Number: 274, 2012
Jackson v. State
Date: September 27, 2012
Docket Number: 323, 2012
Williams v. State
Date: September 27, 2012
Docket Number: 691, 2011
John Doe 4 v. Red Clay Consolidated School District, et al.
Date: September 26, 2012
Docket Number: 490, 2012
Brown v. State
Date: September 26, 2012
Docket Number: 494, 2012
Liberty Mutual Insurance Co. v. Jesus Silva-Garcia, et al.
Date: September 26, 2012
Docket Number: 507, 2012
State v. Wright
Date: September 25, 2012
Docket Number: 10, 2012
Randall v. Randall
Date: September 25, 2012
Docket Number: 166, 2012
Callahan v. State Depart. of Agriculture, Harness Racing Commission
Date: September 25, 2012
Docket Number: 285, 2012
Ortiz v. State
Date: September 25, 2012
Docket Number: 294, 2012
Matter of a Member of the Bar: Sisk
Date: September 25, 2012
Docket Number: 346, 2012
Phillips v. Hove,et al.
Date: September 25, 2012
Docket Number: 603, 2011
Roten v. State
Date: September 24, 2012
Docket Number: 311, 2012
V. Kopunek v. PNC Bank N.A. T. Kopunek v. PNC Bank N.A.
Date: September 24, 2012
Docket Numbers: 326, 2012, 327, 2012
Americas Mining Corp. v. Theriault Southern Copper Corp.  
Date: September 21, 2012
Docket Number: 30, 2012

Justia Opinion Summary: The Court of Chancery held that Defendants-Appellants, Americas Mining Corporation (AMC), a subsidiary of Southern Copper Corporation's (Southern Peru) controlling shareholder, and affiliate directors of Southern Peru, b...

Jackson v. State
Date: September 19, 2012
Docket Number: 130, 2012
Henry v. State
Date: September 19, 2012
Docket Number: 250, 2012
Erhart v. DirecTV, Inc., et al.
Date: September 19, 2012
Docket Number: 487, 2012
Robinson v. State
Date: September 19, 2012
Docket Number: 85, 2012
Jackson v. State
Date: September 18, 2012
Docket Number: 130, 2012
Hudson v. State
Date: September 18, 2012
Docket Number: 478, 2011
Salaberrios v. State
Date: September 13, 2012
Docket Number: 558, 2011
Duffy v. State
Date: September 12, 2012
Docket Number: 135, 2012
Hammond v. State
Date: September 12, 2012
Docket Number: 240, 2012
Edmonds v. Kelly Services & UIAB
Date: September 12, 2012
Docket Number: 387, 2012
American Capital LTD v. WP Devon Associates, L.P.
Date: September 12, 2012
Docket Number: 469, 2012
Livingston v. State
Date: September 12, 2012
Docket Number: 475, 2012
White v. State
Date: September 12, 2012
Docket Number: 84, 2012
Collins v. State
Date: September 11, 2012
Docket Number: 377, 2011
Small v. Delaware  
Date: September 11, 2012
Docket Number: 397, 2011

Justia Opinion Summary: Leslie D. Small appealed his convictions of two counts of First Degree Murder, three counts of Possession of a Deadly Weapon During the Commission of a Felony, First Degree Robbery, and Second Degree Burglary. The trial...

King v. King
Date: September 11, 2012
Docket Number: 663, 2011
Johnson v. State
Date: September 7, 2012
Docket Number: 172, 2012
Kostyshyn v. New Castle County
Date: September 7, 2012
Docket Number: 260, 2012
Intel Corporation v. American Guarantee & Liability Insurance Co., et al.  
Date: September 7, 2012
Docket Number: 692, 2011

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant-Appellant Intel Corporation appealed a Superior Court order granting partial summary judgment in favor of Plaintiff-Appellee American Guarantee & Liability Insurance Co. (AGLI) in a dispute over the interpretat...

Thomas v. DFS
Date: September 6, 2012
Docket Number: 126, 2012
Singh v. State
Date: September 6, 2012
Docket Number: 129, 2012
Burke v. Booth
Date: September 6, 2012
Docket Number: 162, 2012
Drummond v. Delaware  
Date: September 6, 2012
Docket Number: 247, 2011

Justia Opinion Summary: After a first trial, at which a jury convicted the Defendant Dallas Drummond of three crimes, the Supreme Court remanded for a new trial because the Superior Court judge failed to thoroughly inform the defendant about th...

DiOrio v. State
Date: September 6, 2012
Docket Number: 300, 2012
Smith v. State
Date: September 6, 2012
Docket Number: 344, 2012
Bradley v. Delaware  
Date: September 6, 2012
Docket Number: 476, 2011

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant-Appellant Earl Bradley, a former pediatrician, was found guilty of fourteen counts of Rape in the First Degree, five counts of Assault in the Second Degree, and five counts of Sexual Exploitation of a Child for...

McDougal v. State
Date: September 5, 2012
Docket Number: 20, 2012
Flowers v. State
Date: September 5, 2012
Docket Number: 33, 2012
Matter of Beebe
Date: September 5, 2012
Docket Number: 335, 2012
Kostyshyn v. Delaware  
Date: September 5, 2012
Docket Number: 71, 2011

Justia Opinion Summary: A jury convicted Peter Kostyshyn of three crimes. He appealed, claiming that the Superior Court judge erred by finding he forfeited his right to appointed counsel, even though he screamed "You’re an idiot" at one of his...

Wright v. State
Date: September 4, 2012
Docket Number: 687, 2011
Kostyshyn v. State
Date: September 4, 2012
Docket Number: 71, 2011
Bradfield v. UIAB
Date: August 31, 2012
Docket Number: 197, 2012
Stephenson v. State
Date: August 31, 2012
Docket Number: 296, 2012
Kostyshyn v. State
Date: August 31, 2012
Docket Number: 398, 2012
Haley v. State
Date: August 30, 2012
Docket Number: 28, 2012
Lloyd v. State
Date: August 29, 2012
Docket Number: 173, 2012
Martini v. State
Date: August 28, 2012
Docket Number: 269, 2012
Foster v. State
Date: August 28, 2012
Docket Number: 301, 2012
Pierce v. State
Date: August 28, 2012
Docket Number: 318, 2012
Daniels v. State
Date: August 28, 2012
Docket Number: 454, 2012
Americas Mining Corp. v. Theriault Southern Copper Corp.  
Date: August 27, 2012
Docket Number: 30, 2012

Justia Opinion Summary: This was an appeal from a post-trial decision and final judgment of the Court of Chancery that awarded more than $2 billion in damages and more than $304 million in attorneys' fees. The Court of Chancery held that defend...

Wood v. State
Date: August 24, 2012
Docket Number: 176, 2012
Odom v. State
Date: August 24, 2012
Docket Number: 26, 2012
Shelley v. State
Date: August 24, 2012
Docket Number: 321, 2012
Owens v. Carman Ford, Inc.
Date: August 24, 2012
Docket Number: 40, 2012
Commerce & Industry Insurance Co. v. Deutsche Bank Trust Co., et al.
Date: August 24, 2012
Docket Number: 450, 2012
Landmark American Insurance Co. v. Deutsche Bank Trust Co., et al.
Date: August 24, 2012
Docket Number: 451, 2012
Eastern Savings Bank, FSB v. Cach, LLC  
Date: August 24, 2012
Docket Number: 88, 2012

Justia Opinion Summary: The New Castle County Sheriff sold real property encumbered with a judgment lien and a mortgage lien, in that order of priority, at a mandated sheriff’s sale. The Sheriff disbursed the proceeds to Eastern Savings Bank, t...

Prattis v. State
Date: August 23, 2012
Docket Number: 102, 2012
Boston v. State
Date: August 23, 2012
Docket Number: 185, 2012
Jenkins v. State
Date: August 23, 2012
Docket Number: 461, 2011
Brooks v. BAC Home Loans Servicing, LP, et al.
Date: August 23, 2012
Docket Number: 60, 2012
Rose v. Delaware  
Date: August 23, 2012
Docket Number: 716, 2011

Justia Opinion Summary: A grand jury indicted Defendant Jeffrey Rose for: (1) Trafficking in Cocaine, (2) Possession with Intent to Deliver, (3) Maintaining a Dwelling for Keeping Controlled Substances, and two other charges. The indictment for...

Simpson v. Coleman
Date: August 22, 2012
Docket Number: 123, 2012
Monceaux v. State  
Date: August 22, 2012
Docket Number: 404, 2011

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant-Appellant Patrick Monceaux appealed the denial of his motion to dismiss charges against him under Section 777A of the Delaware Code. He contended that the statute violated his right to due process under the Uni...

Steedley v. Surdo-Galef, et al.
Date: August 22, 2012
Docket Number: 446, 2012
Kane v. Kane
Date: August 22, 2012
Docket Number: 68, 2012
Brooks v. State
Date: August 21, 2012
Docket Number: 333, 2012
Rivera v. State
Date: August 21, 2012
Docket Number: 65, 2012
Johnston v. Reusing, et al.
Date: August 21, 2012
Docket Number: 78, 2012
Heyward v. Weber, et al.
Date: August 20, 2012
Docket Number: 182, 2012
McNally v. State
Date: August 20, 2012
Docket Number: 631, 2011
Cosme v. State
Date: August 17, 2012
Docket Number: 100,2012
McNally v. State
Date: August 17, 2012
Docket Number: 631, 2011
Sierra Club Citizens Coalition Inc. v. Tidewater Environmental Services, Inc.  
Date: August 17, 2012
Docket Number: 634, 2011

Justia Opinion Summary: A private company applied to build a wastewater treatment facility that would occupy many acres within the area protected by the Coastal Zone Act (CZA). The application proceeded through multiple layers of review, and ca...

Viola v. Viola
Date: August 16, 2012
Docket Number: 125, 2012
Curcy v. State
Date: August 16, 2012
Docket Number: 670, 2011
Tourison v. Pepper  
Date: August 16, 2012
Docket Number: 714, 2011

Justia Opinion Summary: In this appeal, the issue before the Supreme Court was the proper standard to apply when a fit parent petitions to rescind a guardianship. "Parental rights are fundamental liberties, protected by the State and Federal Co...

Pentoney v. State
Date: August 15, 2012
Docket Number: 358, 2012
Hutt v. State
Date: August 15, 2012
Docket Number: 71, 2012
Cox v. State
Date: August 14, 2012
Docket Number: 415, 2012
Polaski v. Dover Downs, Inc.  
Date: August 14, 2012
Docket Number: 82, 2012

Justia Opinion Summary: A woman fell off a curb and injured herself while walking from Dover Downs Casino to a smoking area. The woman sued Dover Downs, claiming in various ways that a problem with the curb led to her fall. Dover Downs moved fo...

Edmisten v. Greyhound Lines, Inc.  
Date: August 13, 2012
Docket Number: 114, 2012

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff Virginia Edmisten appealed a superior court's grant of summary judgment in favor of Defendant Greyhound Lines, Inc. Plaintiff sued Greyhound alleging that her husband (now deceased) was exposed to asbestos cont...

Lucas v. Miller
Date: August 13, 2012
Docket Number: 132, 2012
DiDomenicis v. Delaware  
Date: August 13, 2012
Docket Number: 678, 2011

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant Vicenzo DiDomenicis was convicted for driving under the influence (DUI). The issue before the Supreme Court in this case was whether the prosecutor's misconduct deprived Defendant of a fair trial. The prosecuto...

Brown v. Delaware  
Date: August 13, 2012
Docket Number: 699, 2011

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant Malik Brown appealed his conviction on Possession with Intent to Deliver Cocaine, Maintaining a Vehicle for Keeping Cocaine, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. He brought three arguments on appeal: the trial...

MICH II Holdings LLC, et al. v. Rubin Schron, et al.
Date: August 10, 2012
Docket Number: 412, 2012
Desmond v. State
Date: August 9, 2012
Docket Number: 151, 2012
Garcia v. State
Date: August 9, 2012
Docket Number: 160, 2012
Nieves v. State
Date: August 9, 2012
Docket Number: 221, 2012
Powell v. Delaware  
Date: August 9, 2012
Docket Number: 270, 2011

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant Derrick Powell appealed his death sentence directly to the Supreme Court. Defendant was convicted for the murder of Georgetown Police Officer Chad Spicer. On appeal, Defendant argued that there were legal flaws...

Miller v. State
Date: August 9, 2012
Docket Number: 288, 2012
Taylor v. State
Date: August 9, 2012
Docket Number: 302, 2012
Matter of a Member of the Bar: Poliquin
Date: August 9, 2012
Docket Number: 336, 2012
Smith v. Correct Care Solutions LLC, et al.
Date: August 9, 2012
Docket Number: 368, 2012
Alston v. White & Williams, LLP and Casarino
Date: August 9, 2012
Docket Number: 390, 2012
Garrett v. State
Date: August 9, 2012
Docket Number: 689, 2011
Mott v. Delaware  
Date: August 1, 2012
Docket Number: 612, 2011

Justia Opinion Summary: Owner of Pulse Construction Defendant-Appellant Gerry J. Mott appealed appealed a Superior Court judgment which him guilty of one count of Construction Fraud. the Superior Court sentenced him to probation and ordered res...

Powell v. State
Date: July 31, 2012
Docket Number: 169, 2012
Morgan v. State
Date: July 31, 2012
Docket Number: 210, 2012
Barnes, et al. v. Cencom Properties Inc., et al.
Date: July 31, 2012
Docket Number: 329, 2011
Alston v. Delaware State University, et al.
Date: July 31, 2012
Docket Number: 391, 2012
Dickens v. Delaware  
Date: July 31, 2012
Docket Number: 425, 2010

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant Kevin Dickens made a direct appeal to the Supreme Court following his conviction of two counts of assault in a detention facility and acquittal of one count of assault in a detention facility. Upon motion by th...

State v. Petty
Date: July 31, 2012
Docket Number: 499, 2011
Mott v. State
Date: July 31, 2012
Docket Number: 612, 2011
Arnold v. Delaware  
Date: July 31, 2012
Docket Number: 640, 2011

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant-Appellant, Darren Arnold appealed a Family Court judgment that denied his petition for expungement of his entire juvenile record. Defendant's petition followed a gubernatorial pardon of his adult conviction for...

Albanese v. Sttae
Date: July 31, 2012
Docket Number: 654, 2011
Shaw v. Nationwide Insurance Co., et al.
Date: July 31, 2012
Docket Number: 9, 2012
Coston v. State
Date: July 31, 2012
Docket Number: 92, 2012
Cook v. State
Date: July 30, 2012
Docket Number: 141, 2012
Flamer v. State
Date: July 30, 2012
Docket Number: 244, 2012
Roten v. State
Date: July 30, 2012
Docket Number: 261, 2012
Maddox v. State
Date: July 30, 2012
Docket Number: 273, 2012
Matter of Smith
Date: July 30, 2012
Docket Number: 324, 2012
Mahan v. Department of Correction Record Dept.
Date: July 30, 2012
Docket Number: 330, 2012
Chrichlow v. State
Date: July 30, 2012
Docket Number: 34, 2012
Pentoney v. State
Date: July 30, 2012
Docket Number: 358, 2012
Cooper v. State
Date: July 30, 2012
Docket Number: 87, 2012
Ceccola v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co.  
Date: July 26, 2012
Docket Number: 3, 2012

Justia Opinion Summary: After an attorney filed a settlement offer under Rule 68, opposing counsel accepted the offer. Before either attorney filed the offer and acceptance with the Superior Court, the accepting attorney realized he had made a...

Fields v. Davis
Date: July 26, 2012
Docket Number: 329, 2012
Arcuri v. Delaware  
Date: July 26, 2012
Docket Number: 473, 2011

Justia Opinion Summary: In this appeal the issue before the Supreme Court concerned whether the affidavit filed in support of a search warrant supported a magistrate's finding of probable cause. The affidavit described a confidential source as...

Alston v. Alexander
Date: July 25, 2012
Docket Number: 107, 2012
Scott v. Scott
Date: July 25, 2012
Docket Number: 181, 2012
Matter of a Member of the Bar: Nixon
Date: July 25, 2012
Docket Number: 188, 2012
Ceccola v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co.
Date: July 25, 2012
Docket Number: 3, 2012
Washington v. State
Date: July 25, 2012
Docket Number: 713, 2011
Moye v. State
Date: July 25, 2012
Docket Number: 83, 2012
Watson v. State
Date: July 24, 2012
Docket Number: 111, 2012
Custis v. State
Date: July 24, 2012
Docket Number: 131, 2012
Woodson v. State
Date: July 24, 2012
Docket Number: 222, 2012
Parsons v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co.
Date: July 24, 2012
Docket Number: 36, 2012
Dickerson & Powers v. Phillips, et al.
Date: July 24, 2012
Docket Number: 367, 2012
Price v. State
Date: July 24, 2012
Docket Number: 74, 2012
Paitsel v. State
Date: July 23, 2012
Docket Number: 124, 2012
Kreider v. State
Date: July 20, 2012
Docket Number: 328, 2012
Taylor-Bray v. Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board
Date: July 20, 2012
Docket Number: 59, 2012
Ridley v. State
Date: July 20, 2012
Docket Number: 740, 2012
Plummer v. R.T. Vanderbilt Company, Inc.  
Date: July 19, 2012
Docket Number: 482, 2011

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs-Appellants Elizabeth, Edmond, John and James Plummer appealed a Superior Court order granting summary judgment in favor of Defendant-Appellee R.T. Vanderbilt Co., Inc. Vanderbilt moved to dismiss the Plummers'...

WaveDivision Holdings, LLC, et al. v. Highland Capital Management, L.P., et al.  
Date: July 19, 2012
Docket Number: 649, 2011

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs-Appellants WaveDivision Holdings, LLC and Michigan Broadband, LLC (collectively, "Wave") entered into two exclusive agreements with third-party Millennium Digital Media Systems, LLC ("Millennium") to purchase...

Mann v. Green
Date: July 19, 2012
Docket Number: 707, 2011
Johnson v. State
Date: July 18, 2012
Docket Number: 339, 2012
Sammons v. Hartford Underwriters Insurance Company
Date: July 18, 2012
Docket Number: 5, 2012
Lewis v. State
Date: July 16, 2012
Docket Number: 178, 2012
Lewis v. State
Date: July 16, 2012
Docket Number: 215, 2012
Walker v. State
Date: July 16, 2012
Docket Number: 283, 2012
Parkhill v. State
Date: July 16, 2012
Docket Number: 303, 2012
Williams v. Delaware  
Date: July 16, 2012
Docket Number: 43, 2012

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant-Appellant Maurice Williams appealed his Superior Court conviction and sentence for Violation of Probation. Defendant contended on appeal that the Superior Court abused its discretion when it found him in Violat...

Hampton v. State
Date: July 16, 2012
Docket Number: 70, 2012
Maynard v. State
Date: July 12, 2012
Docket Number: 119, 2011
Flowers v. State
Date: July 12, 2012
Docket Number: 15, 2012
Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. v. Vulcan Materials Co.  
Date: July 12, 2012
Docket Number: 254, 2012

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. appealed a Chancery Court judgment granting Defendant Vulcan Materials Company relief on its counterclaims, and an accompanying injunction. The Chancery Court enjoined Martin for...

Alcock v. Residence Inn by Marriott, Inc. & UIAB
Date: July 12, 2012
Docket Number: 295, 2012
Sandler v. O'Shea
Date: July 12, 2012
Docket Number: 710, 2011
Woodlin v. State
Date: July 12, 2012
Docket Number: 98, 2012
Yeager v. State
Date: July 11, 2012
Docket Number: 134, 2012
Black v. State
Date: July 11, 2012
Docket Number: 152, 2012
John Doe 1 & John Doe 2 v. Wildey
Date: July 11, 2012
Docket Number: 218, 2012
Jones v. State
Date: July 11, 2012
Docket Number: 229, 2012
Caruso v. State
Date: July 11, 2012
Docket Number: 298, 2012
Brandywine River Ballroom, LLC v. Watson
Date: July 11, 2012
Docket Number: 348, 2012
Foreman v. State
Date: July 11, 2012
Docket Number: 408, 2011
Brady & Mergliano v. Wells Fargo Financial Bank
Date: July 11, 2012
Docket Number: 664, 2011
Shipley v. State
Date: July 11, 2012
Docket Number: 690, 2011
Smith v. Delaware  
Date: July 10, 2012
Docket Number: 103, 2012

Justia Opinion Summary: Pro se prisoner Defendant-Appellant Damar Smith appealed his conviction and sentence for Rape in the Third Degree, Unlawful Imprisonment in the Second Degree, and Possession of a Deadly Weapon by a Person Prohibited. His...

Murray v. Delaware  
Date: July 10, 2012
Docket Number: 240, 2011

Justia Opinion Summary: Three officers completed a traffic stop, making "ancillary, permissible inquiries." A probation officer continued to question one of the car's passengers, a probationer, even though the officer testified he had no reason...

Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. v. Vulcan Materials Co.  
Date: July 10, 2012
Docket Number: 254, 2012

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. appealed a Chancery Court judgment granting Defendant Vulcan Materials Company relief on its counterclaims, and an accompanying injunction. The Chancery Court enjoined Martin for...

Delaware v. Holden  
Date: July 10, 2012
Docket Number: 605, 2011

Justia Opinion Summary: This case centered on whether a Justice of the Peace properly granted a search warrant based on the information in the affidavit of probable cause placed before her. "When reviewing a motion to suppress the evidence poli...

Wright v. Wright  
Date: July 10, 2012
Docket Number: 647, 2011

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner-Appellant Vanessa Wright appealed a Family Court decision that awarded alimony to Respondent-Appellee David Wright as a result of divorce proceedings. On appeal, Wife contended that: (1) the Family Court abuse...

Jones v. State
Date: July 10, 2012
Docket Number: 72, 2012
Smith v. Delaware State University  
Date: July 5, 2012
Docket Number: 639, 2011

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff-Appellant Stephanie Smith appealed a Superior Court's award of summary judgment in favor of Defendant-Appellee Delaware State University ("DSU") on her claims of wrongful termination under the Delaware Whistleb...

Miller v. State
Date: July 3, 2012
Docket Number: 673, 2011
Jenner v. Jenner
Date: June 29, 2012
Docket Number: 116, 2012
Clark v. Clark  
Date: June 28, 2012
Docket Number: 547, 2011

Justia Opinion Summary: Scott and Vanessa Clark married on July 23, 2003 and had two children. After Father and Mother separated, Mother sought sole custody of the children. The trial judge gave joint custody to Mother and Father. Mother advanc...

Clark v. Clark  
Date: June 28, 2012
Docket Number: 547, 2012

Justia Opinion Summary: Scott and Vanessa Clark married on July 23, 2003 and had two children. After Father and Mother separated, Mother sought sole custody of the children. The trial judge gave joint custody to Mother and Father. Mother raised...

Wiggins v. State
Date: June 27, 2012
Docket Number: 104, 2012
Grzybowski v. State
Date: June 27, 2012
Docket Number: 105, 2012
Carson v. DCSE/Alston
Date: June 27, 2012
Docket Number: 128, 2012
Matter of Franklin
Date: June 27, 2012
Docket Number: 239, 2012
Matter of Williams
Date: June 27, 2012
Docket Number: 277, 2012
Hawk v. DCSE/Peters
Date: June 25, 2012
Docket Number: 145, 2012
St. Louis v. State
Date: June 25, 2012
Docket Number: 184, 2012
Crouch v. State
Date: June 25, 2012
Docket Number: 268, 2012
Scott v. State
Date: June 22, 2012
Docket Number: 309, 2012
Wilkinson v. General Motors Corporation
Date: June 22, 2012
Docket Number: 48, 2012
Progressive Northern Insurance Co. v. Mohr  
Date: June 21, 2012
Docket Number: 243, 2011

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff-Appellee William Mohr was struck in Delaware as a pedestrian by a car insured in Delaware. He recovered the minimum $15,000 coverage limit from the carrier that insured the striking car. Plaintiff also sought t...

Weatherspoon v. State
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 109, 2012
Wilson v. State
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 168, 2012
Bednash v. State
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 180, 2011
Saunders v. State
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 19, 2012
Whitaker v. Whitaker
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 252, 2012
Pond's Edge Associates, LLC v. C&C Drywall Contractor, Inc.
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 270, 2012
Fields v. Davis
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 601, 2011
Matter of a Member of the Bar: Murray
Date: June 18, 2012
Docket Number: 223, 2012
Batch v. Anderson
Date: June 18, 2012
Docket Number: 39, 2012
Griffin v. State  
Date: June 18, 2012
Docket Number: 412, 2011

Justia Opinion Summary: Appellant was carrying a concealed knife in his home when he was arrested. At issue was whether a person could be convicted of carrying a concealed weapon in his home. Under the Delaware Constitution, Delaware citizens h...

Terzes v. Bonsall
Date: June 18, 2012
Docket Number: 568, 2011
Taylor v. State
Date: June 15, 2012
Docket Number: 228, 2012
Stanley v. State
Date: June 15, 2012
Docket Number: 276, 2012
McLeod v. McLeod
Date: June 15, 2012
Docket Number: 317, 2011
Taylor v. Regional Hematology & Oncology, P.A.
Date: June 15, 2012
Docket Number: 51, 2012
Bohan v. State
Date: June 15, 2012
Docket Number: 66, 2012
Black v. State
Date: June 15, 2012
Docket Number: 693, 2011
Rohlf v. BNY Mellon Trust
Date: June 14, 2012
Docket Number: 686, 2011
Minetree v. State
Date: June 11, 2012
Docket Number: 356, 2011
Thomas v. State
Date: June 11, 2012
Docket Number: 375, 2011
Thompson v. Department of Correction Records Department
Date: June 11, 2012
Docket Number: 522, 2011
Torrence v. State
Date: June 11, 2012
Docket Number: 732, 2010
Howard v. DFS
Date: June 8, 2012
Docket Number: 21, 2012
Taylor v. Taylor
Date: June 8, 2012
Docket Number: 287, 2012
Hines v. State
Date: June 7, 2012
Docket Number: 235, 2012
Murray v. State
Date: June 5, 2012
Docket Numbers: 446, 2011, 470, 2011
Jackson v. State
Date: June 5, 2012
Docket Number: 84, 2011
Klein v. Littmann
Date: June 4, 2012
Docket Number: 588, 2011
Cannon v. State
Date: June 1, 2012
Docket Number: 120, 2012
Samans v. State
Date: June 1, 2012
Docket Number: 138, 2012
Foster v. State
Date: June 1, 2012
Docket Number: 155, 2012
Lewis v. State
Date: June 1, 2012
Docket Number: 167, 2012
Saunders v. State
Date: June 1, 2012
Docket Number: 19, 2012
Davis v. State
Date: June 1, 2012
Docket Number: 245, 2012
Petty v. State
Date: June 1, 2012
Docket Number: 506, 2011
Jackson v. State
Date: June 1, 2012
Docket Number: 683, 2011
Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. v. Vulcan Materials Co.
Date: May 31, 2012
Docket Number: 254, 2012
Coble v. State
Date: May 30, 2012
Docket Number: 384, 2011
Schrader-VanNewkirk v. Daube
Date: May 30, 2012
Docket Number: 423, 2011
Kraig v. DFS
Date: May 30, 2012
Docket Number: 688, 2011
Austin v. State
Date: May 30, 2012
Docket Number: 705, 2011
Boyer-Coulson v. DFS
Date: May 30, 2012
Docket Number: 706, 2011
Central Laborers Pension Fund v. News Corp.  
Date: May 29, 2012
Docket Number: 682, 2011

Justia Opinion Summary: Central Laborers instituted this action under Section 220 of the Delaware General Corporation Law, Del. Code Ann. tit. 8, section 220, to compel News Corp. to produce its books and records related to its acquisition of S...

Karen Weldin Stewart, et al. v. American Motorist Insurance Co.
Date: May 25, 2012
Docket Number: 592, 2011
European Performance, Inc. v. Devincentis
Date: May 24, 2012
Docket Number: 263, 2012
McNulty v. McNulty
Date: May 24, 2012
Docket Number: 711, 2011
Weidman v. Rantz
Date: May 23, 2012
Docket Number: 216, 2012
Morris & Clarke v. DFS & Court Appointed Special Advocate
Date: May 23, 2012
Docket Numbers: 580, 2011, 581, 2011, 586, 2011, 587, 2011
Steedley v. Surdo-Galef, et al.
Date: May 22, 2012
Docket Number: 137, 2012
Matter of Flowers
Date: May 22, 2012
Docket Number: 214, 2012
Hines v. State
Date: May 22, 2012
Docket Number: 235, 2012
Barlow, et al. v. Finegan, et al.
Date: May 22, 2012
Docket Number: 247, 2012
Otto, et al v. Gore, et al.; Gore v. Gore, et al; Otto v. Gore, et al.  
Date: May 22, 2012
Docket Numbers: 559, 2011, 582,2011, 589,2011

Justia Opinion Summary: Acting as settlors, Wilbert and Genevieve Gore signed two separate trust instruments in 1972 - the May Instrument and the October Instrument - both purporting to transfer the same property into the Pokeberry Trust. Susan...

Vann v. Daniels
Date: May 21, 2012
Docket Number: 202, 2011
Cruet v. State
Date: May 21, 2012
Docket Number: 611, 2011
Appolon v. State
Date: May 21, 2012
Docket Number: 69, 2012
Matter of a Member of the Bar: Schaeffer
Date: May 21, 2012
Docket Number: 73, 2012
RAA Management, LLC v. Savage Sports Holdings, Inc.  
Date: May 18, 2012
Docket Number: 577, 2011

Justia Opinion Summary: RAA appealed from a final judgment of the Superior Court that dismissed its complaint pursuant to Rule 12(b)(6). RAA's complaint alleged that Savage told RAA, one of several potential bidders for Savage, at the outset of...

Rowan v. Delaware  
Date: May 18, 2012
Docket Number: 95, 2011

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant Bruce Rowan appealed his conviction on 56 counts of breach of condition of release. Defendant was convicted of continuous sexual abuse of a child, and five counts of fourth degree rape, but he did not challenge...

Rowan v. State
Date: May 18, 2012
Docket Number: 95, 2012
Pfeiffer v. State Farm Mutal Automobile Insurance Co.
Date: May 17, 2012
Docket Number: 22, 2012
Turner v. State
Date: May 16, 2012
Docket Number: 421, 2011
Neyhart v. State
Date: May 16, 2012
Docket Number: 491, 2011
Rowan v. State
Date: May 16, 2012
Docket Number: 95, 2012
Hoey v. City of Wilmington Zoning Board of Adjustment, et al.
Date: May 15, 2012
Docket Number: 4, 2012
Woods v. State
Date: May 15, 2012
Docket Number: 626, 2011
Saunders v. DFS
Date: May 15, 2012
Docket Number: 667, 2011
Crane Co. v. Reed Grgich
Date: May 14, 2012
Docket Number: 233, 2012
Crane Co. v. Howton
Date: May 14, 2012
Docket Number: 234, 2012
Murray v. State  
Date: May 14, 2012
Docket Number: 240, 2011

Justia Opinion Summary: The court reviewed the Superior Court's denial of a motion to suppress stemming from a traffic stop. Because the officer lacked reasonable suspicion, the court reversed the trial judge's denial of the motion to suppress...

Richardson v. State
Date: May 14, 2012
Docket Numbers: 761, 2010, 774, 2010
Abrahams v. Chrysler Group, LLP
Date: May 11, 2012
Docket Number: 519, 2011
Allen v. State
Date: May 10, 2012
Docket Number: 543, 2011
Richardson v. State  
Date: May 10, 2012
Docket Number: 774, 2010

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant was found guilty on four charges related to the sexual assault of two minors. At issue was the use of out-of-court statements in criminal prosecutions. The court found that, in this case, the inadmissible comme...

Matter of Buchanan
Date: May 9, 2012
Docket Number: 154, 2012
Matter of Johnson
Date: May 9, 2012
Docket Number: 192, 2012
Martin v. Martin
Date: May 9, 2012
Docket Number: 614, 2011
Waters v. State
Date: May 9, 2012
Docket Number: 671, 2011
Thomas v. DCSE, et al.
Date: May 8, 2012
Docket Number: 209, 2012
Jacques v. Chase Bank USA, N.A.
Date: May 8, 2012
Docket Number: 353, 2011
Police & Fire Retirement System of Detroit v. Callen, et al.
Date: May 7, 2012
Docket Number: 16, 2012
Amec E & I, Inc., et al. v. Delaware Department of Transportation
Date: May 7, 2012
Docket Number: 232, 2012
Vrem v. Pitts, et al.
Date: May 7, 2012
Docket Number: 548, 2011
Giles v. State
Date: May 4, 2012
Docket Number: 339, 2011
In Re: Henriksen Court on the Judiciary
Date: May 3, 2012
Docket Numbers: 1, 2011, 2, 2011
Cosme v. State
Date: May 3, 2012
Docket Number: 200, 2012
Johnson v. State
Date: May 3, 2012
Docket Number: 201, 2012
McCray v. State
Date: May 3, 2012
Docket Number: 677, 2011
Stanford v. State
Date: May 1, 2012
Docket Number: 112, 2011
Bailey v. Walker
Date: May 1, 2012
Docket Numbers: 179, 2012, 180, 2012
Barrett v. State
Date: May 1, 2012
Docket Number: 342, 2011
Johnson v. State
Date: May 1, 2012
Docket Number: 410, 2011
Croll v. State
Date: April 30, 2012
Docket Number: 158, 2012
Lee v. State
Date: April 30, 2012
Docket Number: 332, 2011
Smith v. State
Date: April 30, 2012
Docket Number: 555, 2011
Albanese v. State
Date: April 30, 2012
Docket Number: 656, 2011
Wheeler v. State
Date: April 26, 2012
Docket Number: 183, 2012
Roberts v. State
Date: April 25, 2012
Docket Number: 113, 2012
Baker v. Roman-Stewart
Date: April 25, 2012
Docket Number: 133, 2012
Wharton v. Wharton
Date: April 25, 2012
Docket Number: 386, 2011
Matter of Piper
Date: April 25, 2012
Docket Number: 591, 2011
Charles v. DFS & Court Appointed Special Advocate
Date: April 25, 2012
Docket Number: 668, 2011
One-Pie Investments, LLC v. Jackson  
Date: April 24, 2012
Docket Number: 623, 2011

Justia Opinion Summary: A monition action was brought by the City against defendant for the collection of taxes and charges. The real property was sold at a sheriff's sale to the successful third-party bidder, One-Pie. After confirmation, One-P...

Matter of Jackson
Date: April 23, 2012
Docket Number: 44, 2012
Peek v. State
Date: April 23, 2012
Docket Number: 455, 2011
Walls v. Little, et al.
Date: April 23, 2012
Docket Number: 486, 2011
Bennett v. The Plantations East Condominium Association, Inc.
Date: April 23, 2012
Docket Number: 563, 2011
Clark v. Zane
Date: April 23, 2012
Docket Number: 573, 2011
Martin v. Martin
Date: April 23, 2012
Docket Number: 614, 2011
Caldwell v. State
Date: April 23, 2012
Docket Number: 698, 2011
Bezarez v. State
Date: April 20, 2012
Docket Number: 416, 2011
Turner v. Johnson Controls
Date: April 20, 2012
Docket Number: 561, 2011
Gibson v. State
Date: April 20, 2012
Docket Number: 628, 2011
Pritchett v. State
Date: April 20, 2012
Docket Number: 99, 2012
Thomas v. Thomas
Date: April 19, 2012
Docket Number: 419, 2011
Hester v. State
Date: April 18, 2012
Docket Number: 174, 2012
Morrisey v. Morrisey  
Date: April 18, 2012
Docket Number: 221, 2011

Justia Opinion Summary: Father filed a motion to modify a child custody and visitation agreement in the Family Court in order to travel with his three children to certain countries. The trial judge denied father's motion, holding that contract...

Lorenzetti v. Paul Enterline
Date: April 18, 2012
Docket Number: 659,2011
Taylor v. State
Date: April 17, 2012
Docket Number: 333, 2011
Emak Worldwide, Inc. v. Kurz, et al.  
Date: April 17, 2012
Docket Number: 512, 2011

Justia Opinion Summary: The Vice Chancellor made an interim fee award of $2.5 million to plaintiff's attorneys, after the Court of Chancery's decision in Kurz v. Holbrook and the court's decision in Crown EMAK Partners, LLC v. Kurz. Delaware la...

Dixon v. State
Date: April 17, 2012
Docket Number: 544, 2011
Drumgo v. State
Date: April 17, 2012
Docket Number: 550, 2011
Galantino v. Baffone  
Date: April 16, 2012
Docket Number: 417, 2011

Justia Opinion Summary: This case arose from a dispute over certain property subject to a foreclosure. At issue was whether the parol evidence rule required that a person who claimed to hold a "purchase money mortgage" must prove his purchase m...

Williams v. State
Date: April 13, 2012
Docket Number: 681, 2011
Matter of Miller
Date: April 12, 2012
Docket Number: 144, 2012
Murrey v. Ramunno & Ramunno, P.A.
Date: April 12, 2012
Docket Number: 526, 2011
Dennis v. State  
Date: April 12, 2012
Docket Number: 551, 2011

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed from the judgment of conviction of Carjacking in the Second Degree. On appeal, defendant argued that the Superior Court "relieved the State of its burden to establish every element of an indicted charg...

Bunch v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.
Date: April 11, 2012
Docket Number: 344, 2010
Foreman v. State
Date: April 11, 2012
Docket Number: 411, 2011
Matthews v. Brown
Date: April 11, 2012
Docket Number: 492, 2011
Cannon v. State
Date: April 11, 2012
Docket Number: 619, 2011
Morris v. State
Date: April 11, 2012
Docket Number: 96, 2012
Matter of Moore
Date: April 10, 2012
Docket Number: 136, 2012
Dickson v. State
Date: April 10, 2012
Docket Number: 142, 2012
Brown v. Stornawaye Capital LLC, et al.
Date: April 10, 2012
Docket Number: 52, 2012
Gray v. State
Date: April 10, 2012
Docket Number: 610, 2011
Matter of a Member of the Bar: Davis
Date: April 10, 2012
Docket Number: 76, 2012
Fatir f/k/a Hobbs v. State
Date: April 10, 2012
Docket Number: 79, 2012
Matter of a Member of the Bar: Elgart
Date: April 9, 2012
Docket Number: 376, 2010
Matter of Deputy
Date: April 9, 2012
Docket Number: 64, 2012
Bihac v. Family Medical Associates
Date: April 9, 2012
Docket Number: 657, 2011
Matter of Boston
Date: April 5, 2012
Docket Number: 163, 2012
El-Bay a.k.a Watson v. State
Date: April 5, 2012
Docket Number: 576, 2011
Oliver v. State
Date: April 5, 2012
Docket Number: 95, 2012
Guinn v. State
Date: April 4, 2012
Docket Number: 569, 2011
Robinson v. State
Date: April 3, 2012
Docket Number: 17, 2012
Kirkley v. State  
Date: April 3, 2012
Docket Number: 255, 2011

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant was found guilty of Attempted Robbery First Degree. On appeal, defendant argued that statements in closing rebuttal argument, asserting that the State brought Attempted Robbery charges because that was exactly...

Abraham v. State
Date: April 3, 2012
Docket Number: 542, 2011
Long v. DFS & Office of Child Advocate  
Date: April 3, 2012
Docket Number: 546, 2011

Justia Opinion Summary: Mother appealed from a final judgment of the Family Court that terminated her parental rights in her now three-year-old child. Mother raised two arguments on appeal: (1) the Family Court erred, by shifting the burden of...

Trower v. State
Date: April 3, 2012
Docket Number: 75, 2012
Perry v. DFS
Date: April 2, 2012
Docket Number: 119, 2012
Panuski v. State  
Date: March 30, 2012
Docket Number: 331, 2011

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant was indicted on 29 counts of Dealing in Child Pornography (DCP) and plead guilty to two counts of DCP and the state entered a nolle prosequi on the remaining counts. Defendant, proceeding pro se, subsequently a...

DeShields v. State
Date: March 30, 2012
Docket Number: 595, 2011
Delaware Board of Nursing v. Gillespie  
Date: March 30, 2012
Docket Number: 661, 2011

Justia Opinion Summary: The Board appealed from a Superior Court decision reversing the Board's decision to suspend the nursing licenses of appellee. The Board suspended appellee's licenses for two years based upon a finding that she failed to...

Mattison v. State
Date: March 30, 2012
Docket Number: 672, 2011
Matter of Johnson
Date: March 29, 2012
Docket Number: 115, 2012
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