Delaware courts often set standards for what corporations are permitted to do. In May, the Delaware Supreme Court ruled that a corporation's board of directors can unilaterally amend the company's bylaws to include a "loser pays" provision that shifts all litigation expenses to a plaintiff who sues the company for intra-corporate wrongdoing.
I've watched my share of Judge Judy and understand that the likelihood of ending up in court increases in direct proportion to the amount of jewelry you wear, the number and placement of tattoos visible on your neck and the times you use "conversate" in a sentence. Well into my 50s and woefully lacking tattoos, I thought any potential to have a run-in with the law was well behind me. I was wrong.
James Forten's vision -- and the many courageous stories of others along the Delaware -- remind us that freedoms are hard won by those willing to sacrifice to make the world a better place.
Congress and the Obama administration cannot wait any longer to come to agreement on reforming our corporate tax code to remove the loophole that creates this perverse incentive for sending job overseas and, instead, incentivize job growth at home.
In mid-May I introduced, Madeline Carl and Meredith Jacob, the traveling filmmakers from Stephens College. On schedule (more or less) and already ...
Approximately 35 outfits from the British import are on display at the mansion-turned-museum, along with backstory on the designs and details (you can get close enough to see the frayed ends on one gown; another vintage piece ripped during wearing and had to be carefully mended with matching fabric).
In spring 2010, Delaware was one of two states to win the first of Race to the Top's four-year grants, making this month's anniversary an appropriate time to ask whether the multi-billion dollar project has been worth the taxpayers' money.
I received a text from my son in the middle of the night. It read, "I love you." My first thought was to text back: "Are you okay?!" And then I remembered. He's on mile 26 of a marathon.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, Mar 20 2014 How unusua...
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, Mar 13 2014 How unusua...
Communal remembrance and salutation ceremonies are organized, poetry is recited and ballads sung in the praise of God and his prophet, and people share food and sweets with friends and family.
One thing is clear as Secretary of State John Kerry and President Barack Obama head into decision-making time on Keystone XL's northern half: ERM has always been able to turn a blind eye to serious environmental impacts.
Our at-risk students need our support and we need them to make it as far as they can go. The country's economic competitiveness, and our promise of economic opportunity for all Americans, depends on it.
If 40,000 laws can go into effect before Baby New Year has had time to soil his first diaper, then, potentially, the sky's the limit.
Every year as summer turns to fall, it's hard not to stop, look around, and contemplate the beauty of our country. The U.S. is filled with natural beauty and it's important to keep it that way.
This open letter is in response to the backlash of a little Afro Latina girl winning a pageant. The pageant was for Little Miss Hispanic Delaware. The reason for the backlash? She's black.