Category: Conflict of Interest

Corruption Amongst Top Government Officials in Harrington City, Delaware

While many Delawareans remain concerned about widespread corruption at the state level, local governments are also rife with government employees eager to exploit their offices for personal gain. Harrington City, a small town of 3,500 around 20 minutes south of Dover, recently lost two of its top executives, after explosive revelations by former City Planner…

Bouchard’s Surprise and Compelling Exit Opens Uncertain Void On Chancery

OPINION Dear Friends, I realize I have beaten this dead horse significantly, however the articles keep coming out about Chancellor Andre Bouchard’s interesting exit from his powerful and unique post as Delaware’s Chancellor barely seven years into his term. The Law360 article below by Jeff Montgomery  praises Bouchard, but toward the end describes the TransPerfect debacle which…

Corruption Runs Deep in Delaware Land Deal

Under the leadership of John Carney, Delaware’s government has been criticized for lack of openness and transparency in its decision-making process. This has opened the door to many corruption incidents over the years. One such case is the controversial corrupt land deal that implicates the governor’s administration for selling public land to a political insider…

Bouchard’s Actions Questioned — Ad Published in News Journal?

OPINION Dear Friends, Look at the ad that ran in the Sunday edition of the Delaware News Journal. After reading it, I’ll say this, folks: Payola isn’t only just money. Delaware Supreme Court Justice Seitz ADMITTED he had a CONFLICT of interest and sat on the panel that ruled on TransPerfect’s case to affirm, what I…

Delaware Law Firm Skadden Arps Toes the Line with Conflict of Interest

Delaware-Based Law Firm Skadden Arps Continues to Make Negative Headlines One of the most influential corporate law firms in the nation is also heavily involved in Delaware’s court system affairs. Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom is a corporate law giant that many Delaware citizens and working class Americans are growing wary of as conflict…