Delaware Court of Chancery
The Delaware Court of Chancery is a non-trial court in Delaware. It "serves as Delaware's court of original and exclusive equity jurisdiction, and adjudicates a wide variety of cases involving trusts, real property, guardianships, civil rights, and commercial litigation." The Court of Chancery is "a closely watched venue for legal disputes involving many of the nation's largest corporations," according to the Associated Press.
Judges of the court
The Court of Chancery consists of four vice chancellors and one chancellor. They are selected by the Delaware Judicial Nominating Commission, nominated by the Governor, and confirmed by the state senate for 12 year terms. They must be citizens of Delaware who have passed the state bar exam, and state law requires that the court be balanced politically.
- Vice Chancellors:
- Masters In Chancery
Past members of the Court of Chancery
- Delaware State Courts, "Court of Chancery"
- Associated Press "Sitting judge tapped to head Del. Chancery Court," June 8, 2011
- Reuters, "Andre Bouchard nominated to lead Delaware's Chancery Court", March 20, 2014
- Delaware State Courts, "Judicial Officers of the Court of Chancery," accessed June 19, 2014
- Delaware Online "Second woman joins Delaware's Chancery Court," October 4, 2011