Confirmation Delays Wreak Havoc On Civil Litigation

Law360, New York (July 21, 2010, 1:48 PM EDT) -- Attorney Jeffrey K. Martin used to boast to clients that if they filed their lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware, they should expect to go to trial in a year, but now he’s embarrassed to tell them they may have to wait more than two or three years.

“It’s hard for anyone to accept that justice would take so long,” said Martin, co-founder of employment law firm Martin & Wilson PA. “Four years ago, with a fully staffed court, Delaware was...
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