Delaware’s Chancery Court sued for 1st Amendment violations

Non-profit says Delaware court held “secret hearings”

Something is rotten in the state of Delaware. The Delaware Coalition for Open Government Inc., a group of journalists, lawyers, elected officials, government employees and others crusading for greater governmental transparency, yesterday filed a lawsuit against five judges on the state’s Chancery Court.

The suit, Delaware Coalition for Open Government Inc. v. Strine et al, alleges that the Chancery Court held “secret hearings,” and seeks to open the court’s arbitration hearings to the public.

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