Delaware Law Review

The Delaware Law Review is devoted to the publication of scholarly articles on legal subjects and issues, with a particular focus on Delaware law. The Law Review is edited and published semi-annually by the Delaware State Bar Association. To subscribe, click here.

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Vol. 1 Number 1

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Bankruptcy Judges and Bankruptcy Venue: Some Thoughts on Delaware
David A. Skeel, Jr.

Investment Securities: A New UCC Article 8 for Delaware
Curtis R. Reitz

A Review of Delaware Limited Partnership Cases: The Development of a Limited Partnership Jurisprudence
Louis G. Hering, Jeffrey R. Wolters and David A. Harris

The Case for Abolishing the Delaware “Odd-Lot” Rule
Harvey Bernard Rubenstein

Recent Developments in Delaware Corporate Law
Edward P. Welch and James L. Love

With an Introduction by The Honorable E. Norman Veasey Chief Justice of Delaware

 

Vol. 1 Number 2

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An Economic Rationale for Judicial Decisionmaking in Corporate Law
E. Norman Veasey, Chief Justice of the Delaware Supreme Court

State Constitution’s Role — A Symposium
Shirley s. Abrahamson, Chief Justice of Wisconsin Supreme Court
Ellen A. Peters, Justice of the Connecticut
Randall T. Shepard, Chief Justice of Indiana Supreme Court
Joseph T. Walsh, Justice of Delaware Supreme Court
Jennifer F. Friesen, Loyola Law School
Robert F. Williams, Rutgers University School of Law

Federalism: Dual Sovereigns Duel — A Symposium
A.E. Dick Howard, University of Virginia School of Law
Pierre S. du Pont, IV, former Delaware Governor, Congressman
Philip Allen Lacovara, Esquire

The Need for the Uniform Adoption of the Loss of Chance Doctrine in Delaware
William D. Fletcher, Jr., Esquire
Jeffrey J. Clark, Esquire

Recent Developments in Delaware Corporate Law
Edward P. Welch, Esquire and James L. Love, Esquire

 

Vol. 2 Number 1

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Judicial Independence: A Delaware Perspective
Joseph T. Walsh, Justice of the Delaware Supreme Court

Delaware’s Response to the Increase Enforcement Responsibilities of State Securities Regulations:
A Comprehensive Revised Regulatory Scheme
Charles F. Walker

Del. Code Ann. tit. 18 §3902: The Mirror or the Floor
Jeffrey A. Young

Offsetting Deductions Under Del. Code Ann. tit. 18 §3902: For Whose Benefit do Insurance Laws Exist?
H. Clay Davis, III

CERCLA Operator Liability: What is a Parent Corporation to do After United States v. Bestfoods?
Mary M. MaloneyHuss

Samantha’s Legacy: The Constitutional and Statutory Changes Wrought by In Re Samantha Frazer
Matthew Denn

Recent Developments in Delaware Corporate Law
Stephen E. Jenkins and Richard D. Heins

 

 

Vol. 2 Number 2

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Delaware and the Restatement (Third) of Torts: Product Liability
Harvey S. Perlman

Special Committee of Directors — When Does the Business Judgment Rule Apply
and to What Extent are Committee Proceedings Confidential?
A Gilchrist Sparks, III and S. Mark Hurd

Delaware’s Capital Jury Selection: Inadequate Voir Dire and the Problem of Automatic Death Penalty Jurors
Adam M. Gershowitz

Recent Developments in Delaware Corporate Law
Stephen E. Jenkins and Richard D. Heins

 

Vol. 3 Number 1

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Revising the Delaware Appraisal Statute
Randall S. Thomas

How to Get Your Act Together for the New Uniform Commercial Code Article 9
Steven O. Weise

Child Support in the Year 2000
Margaret Campbell Haynes and Peter Feliceangeli

Recent Developments in Delaware Corporate Law
Michael A. Pittenger, Matthew E. Fischer and Gregory M. Johnson

Recent Case Law Developments Relating to Delaware’s Alternative Entities
Walter Tuthill, Louis G. Hering and David A. Harris

 

Vol. 3 Number 2

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Entire Fairness Review for a “Pure” Breach of Duty Care: Sensible Approach or Technicolor Flop?
Bud Roth

Exposing a False Dichotomy: The Implication of the No-Talk Cases for the Time/Revlon Double Standard
J. Travis Laster

Recent Developments in Delaware Case Law
Gannett Co., Inc. v. Kanaga
Stephen E. Jenkins

It’s Time to Return to the Layton Rule for Delaware’s Medical Malpractice Statute of Limitations
Charles Brandt

No Need to Revert to the Unfair Burdens of an Open-Ended Medical Malpractice Statute of Limitations
Andrea C. Rodgers and John A. Parkins, Jr.

 

Vol. 4 Number 1

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The Power of Twelve: The Impact of Jury Size and Unanimity on Civil Jury Decision Making
Valerie P. Hans

Electronic Contracting in Delaware: The E-Sign Act and the Uniform Electronic Transactions Act
William R. Denny

A New Technology Frontier for Delaware Corporations
James L. Holzman and Thomas A. Mullen

What Does it Mean to Represent Delaware’s Abused, Neglected, and Dependent Children
Tania M. Culley

Recent Developments in Delaware Corporate Law
John F. Grossbauer and Matthew E. Fischer

 

Vol. 4 Number 2

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Louis Redding’s Civil Rights Legacy
Leland Ware

The Louis Redding Chair for Law and Public Policy
Charles S. McDowell

The Disappearing Distinction Between Derivative and Direct Actions
Kurt M. Heyman and Patricia L. Enerio

Quasi-Judicial Land-Use Decision Making in New Castle County
Stephanie Hansen

Recent Developments in Delaware Corporate Law
Martina Bernstein

Speed V. Palmer: A New Perspective on Bank Accounts and Estate Practice
Donna L. Harris

 

Vol. 5 Number 1

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Ethics 2000: Thoughts and Comments on Key Issues of Professional Responsibility in the
Twenty-First Century
E. Norman Veasey

Privacy Standards for Health Information: The Misnomer of Administrative Simplification
Susan M. Gordon

Multi-Jurisdictional Practice: Emerging Issues From a Delaware Perspective
Mary M. Johnston

Recent Developments in Delaware Corporate Law
David C. McBride and Danielle Gibbs

 

 

Vol. 5 Number 2

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Deciding Cases Without Controversy
Randy J. Holland and David A. Skeel, Jr.

Justice Randy J. Holland: An Appreciation
From the Board of Editors
Helen L. Winslow

Beyond State v. Diaz: How to Interpret “Access to Justice” for Non-English Speaking Defendants
Patricia Walther Griffin

The Re-Birth of the Delaware Rules of Evidence: A Summary of the 2002 Changes in the
Delaware Uniform Rules of Evidence
Thomas J. Reed

Criminal Law: 2001 Delaware Supreme Court Decisions
Michael F. McTaggart

Recent Developments in Delaware Corporate Law
Edward B. Micheletti and Seth M. Beausang

 

Vol. 6 Number 1

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Rum, Romanism and Romer: Equal Protection and the Blaine Amendment in State Constitutions
Richard G. Bacon

Is the Saga of the Uniform Commercial Code Article 2 Revisions Over? A Brief Look at What
NCCUSL Approved
Linda J. Rusch

Under-Insured Motor-Vehicle Coverage in Delaware: Resolving a Twenty-Year Old Conflict
Norman P. Shapero

Shedding Light on the Preemption Doctrine in Product Liability Actions: Defining the
Scope of Buckman and Sprietsma
Jean Macchiaroli Eggen

Recent Developments in Delaware Corporate Law
Vernon R. Proctor

Recent Case Law Developments Relating to Delaware’s Alternative Entities
Paul M. Altman and Srinivas M. Raju

 

Vol. 6 Number 2

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A Tribute to Judge Walter K. Stapleton

Judge “The Game by the Rules”: An Appreciation of the Judicial Philosophy
and Method of Walter K. Stapleton
Willian T. Allen, Leo E. Strine, Jr. and Leonard P Stark

A Judge’s Judge
Edward Becker

Walter Stapleton — Colleague and Friend
Dolores K. Sloviter

Putting the Institution First
Murray M. Schwartz

Yes, There Is a Dark Side
William C. Carpenter, Jr.

Walter K. Stapleton — A Consummate Judge of Intellectual Property Matters
Rudolf E. Hutz

Judge Walter K. Stapleton
Stuart L. Shapiro

Walter K. Stapleton as a Federal Chancellor
Rodman Ward, Jr.

The Employment-at-Will Doctrine in Delaware: A Survey
Teresa A. Cheek

Delaware’s Asset Backed Securities Facilitation Act: Will the Act Prevent the
Recharacterization of a Sale of Receivables in a Seller’s Bankruptcy?
Jeffrey M. Carbino and William H. Schorling

Criminal Law: 2002 Delaware Supreme Court Decisions
Michael F. McTaggart

Recent Developments in Corporate Law: Recent Supreme Court Reversals and the
Role of Equity in Corporate Jurisprudence
Kurt M. Heyman and Christal Lint

 

Vol. 7 Number 1

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Delaware Leads the Nation: Rehabilitation in a Law and Order Society;
A System Responds to Punitive Rhetoric
Richard S. Gebelein

Does the Federal Trademark Dilution Act Provide a Right Without a Remedy?
The Supreme Court’s First Foray Into Trademark Dilution: Moseley v. V Secret Catalogue
Karen Jacobs Louden and Tiffany Fonseca

The Metachem Task Force and Its Legislative Proposals
Matthew F. Lintner

Recent Developments in Indemnification and Advancement of Litigation Expenses
Karen L. Valihura and Robert J. Valihura

Criminal Law: 2003 Delaware Supreme Court Decisions
Michael F. McTaggart

 

Vol. 7 Number 2

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Solving the Mystery of Patentees’ “Collective Enthusiasm” for Delaware
Donald F. Parsons, Jr., Jack B. Blumenfeld, Mary B. Graham, and Leslie Polizoti

Musings from the Center of the Corporate Universe
E. Norman Veasey

Recent Developments in Delaware Case Law

Recent Developments in Delaware Corporate Law
Cathy L. Reese and Kelly A. Hering

Recent Case Law Developments Relating to Delaware’s Alternative Entities
David A. Harris

 

Vol. 8 Number 1

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The Uneasy Truce Between Law and Equity in Modern Business Enterprise Jurisprudence 
Jack B. Jacobs

Recent Developments in Corporate Law
Edward B. Micheletti and T. Victor Clark

An Overview of Consumer Protection and Fair Trade Regulation in Delaware
Olha N.M. Rybakoff

Managing Discovery in the Digital Age: A Guide to Electronic Discovery in the District of Delaware
Richard K. Herrmann, Vincent J. Poppiti, and David K. Sheppard

Criminal Law: 2004 Delaware Supreme Court Decisions
Michael F. McTaggart

 

Vol. 8 Number 2

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Anglo-American Templars: Common Law Crusaders
Randy J. Holland

Federal Class Action Jurisdiction After CAFA, Exxon Mobil and Grable
Gregory P. Joseph

Sarbanes-Oxley, Then Disney: The Post-Scandal Corporate-Governance Plot Thickens
Andrew A. Lundgren

A Family Practitioner’s Guide To Overcoming QDRO Phobia
Margaret R. Cooper

 

Vol. 9 Number 1

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The European Patent “Situation”
Kevin R. Casey

Criminal Law: 2006 Delaware Supreme Court Decisions
Michael F. McTaggart

Recent Developments In Corporate Law
Bradley W. Voss, Brian C. Ralston and Roxanne L. Houtman

Recent Case Law Developments Relating To Delaware Alternative Entities
Matthew E. Fischer

 

Vol. 9 Number 2

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The European Patent “Situation”
Kevin R. Casey

Criminal Law: 2006 Delaware Supreme Court Decisions
Michael F. McTaggart

Recent Developments In Corporate Law
Bradley W. Voss, Brian C. Ralston and Roxanne L. Houtman

Recent Case Law Developments Relating To Delaware Alternative Entities
Matthew E. Fischer

 

Vol. 10 Number 1

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Legitimate Businesses Get Caught In The Web: Does The Anticybersquatting Protection Act Go Too Far?
Karen Jacobs Louden, Maria Granovsky and Darlene Ghavimi

A Selective Overview Of Agency, Good Faith And Delaware Entity Law
Thomas Earl Geu

Contracting Around Fraud Under Delaware Law
Steven M. Haas

The Multi-Facets of Good Faith in Delaware: A Mistake In the Duty of Good Faith and Fair Dealing; A Different Partnership Duty of Care; Agency Good faith and Damages; Good Faith and Trust Law
Ann E. Conaway

Five Years Later: The Delaware Experience With Multi-Jurisdictional Practice
Michael S. McGinniss

Recent Case Law Developments Relating To Delaware’s Alternative Entities
Tarik J. Haskins

 

Vol. 10 Number 2

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Recent Changes To Compulsory Alternative Dispute Resolution In The Superior Court
Joshua W. Martin III, Sarah E. DiLuzio, Suzanne M. Hill

How To Avoid A Collision Between The Delaware Annual Meeting Requirement And The Federal Proxy Rules
J. Travis Laster and Michelle D. Morris

Relief For Battered Immigrants Under The Violence Against Women Act
Laura Carothers Graham

Criminal Law: 2007 Delaware Supreme Court Decisions
Michael F. McTaggart