Speculation on Steele's Successor Centering on Two

, Delaware Business Court Insider


The Judicial Nominating Commission has not yet requested applications from candidates interested in becoming the state's next Supreme Court chief justice, but speculation has already begun on who will replace Myron T. Steele as Delaware's top judicial officer. Although Steele only recently announced his intention to step down in late November, Delaware legal sources say the competition to become the next chief justice is a close two-horse race between Delaware Court of Chancery Chancellor Leo E. Strine Jr. and Superior Court Judge Jan R. Jurden.

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