Gavel Grab

Gunfire at Delaware Courthouse Leaves Three Dead

Three people were shot dead at a courthouse in Wilmington, Del. on Monday, according to a Bloomberg report.

The confrontation related to a custody fight, and those who were shot fatally included the gunman. Two women were killed, and there were unconfirmed reports that one was the gunman’s estranged wife, according to an Associated Press article.

The gunman started shooting in the courthouse lobby and there was an exchange of gunfire with police.

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1/22/08: Medina's Not Under Fire Anymore; Recusal in Delaware; Burke Returns Campaign Money Back

Illinois Supreme Court Justice Anne Burke to Return Most of Her Campaign Contributions – News Alert
Blog post discussing Supreme Court Justice Anne Burke returning most her campaign contribution money back to her supporters. Burke has been collecting money for a race in which no one has filed candidacy against her since last summer.

Iowa Supreme Court Accords Respect to Second-Parent Adoptions – To Form a More Perfect Union: Marriage Equality News
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Supreme Court Addresses Judicial Recusal Standard – Delaware Commercial and Corporate Litigation blog
Judicial recusal standards was decided in front of the Delaware Supreme Court. This blog has the opinion in the post.

Indictment Against Texas Supreme Court Justice Is Dismissed – Bob Kraft is P.I.S.S.D.
The indictment against Supreme Court Justice David Medina and his wife is thrown out of court. This post provides more information on the issue.

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