Strine Confirmed As Del. High Court's Next Chief Justice

Law360, Wilmington (January 29, 2014, 7:18 PM EST) -- Chancellor Leo E. Strine Jr., the outspoken and prominent head of Delaware's influential Chancery Court, is officially heading to the top spot on the Delaware Supreme Court after the state Senate confirmed on Wednesday his nomination as the state's eighth chief justice.

The Senate voted 20-0, with one lawmaker absent, to confirm Chancellor Strine's nomination after he went through a wide-ranging round of questions from the Senate Executive Committee in Dover that covered everything from the role of the state's courts in high-octane business disputes to...
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