Dershowitz Scraps With Justice Strine Over TransPerfect Sale

Law360, Dover (January 18, 2017, 8:47 PM EST) -- The question of whether the Delaware Chancery Court violated the U.S. Constitution when it ordered the sale of legal translation firm TransPerfect took center stage Wednesday before the state Supreme Court, with celebrity constitutional lawyer Alan Dershowitz engaging in a pointed exchange with Chief Justice Leo E. Strine Jr. 

In oral arguments before the court in Dover, Dershowitz — who represents Shirley Shawe, a 1 percent stakeholder in TransPerfect and mother of one of the company's two warring co-CEOs who own the rest — argued that Chancellor Andre G. Bouchard violated the so-called takings clause of the Constitution when he ordered the company...

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