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Encyclopedia > United States District Court for the District of Delaware

The United States District Court for the District of Delaware is the Federal district court having jurisdiction over the entire state of Delaware. The Court sits in Wilmington. Currently, four judges and one magistrate judge preside over the court. The United States district courts are the general trial courts of the United States federal court system. ... Official language(s) None Capital Dover Largest city Wilmington Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 49th 6,452 km² 48 km 161 km 21. ... Motto: A Place To Be Somebody Nickname: Map Political Statistics Founded 1638 Incorporated 1832 New Castle County Mayor James M. Baker (Dem) Geographic Statistics Area  - Total  - Land  - Water 44. ... A judge or justice is an official who presides over a court. ...


The Court is notable for hearing and trying a large number of patent and other complex commercial disputes. In addition, it has limited original and broad appellate jurisdiction over bankruptcy disputes which are filed with the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. A patent is a set of exclusive rights granted by a state to a person for a fixed period of time in exchange for the regulated, public disclosure of certain details of a device, method, process or composition of matter (substance) (known as an invention) which is new, inventive, and... Commerce is the trading of something of value between two entities. ... In law, jurisdiction from the Latin jus, juris meaning law and dicere meaning to speak, is the practical authority granted to a formally constituted body or to a person to deal with and make pronouncements on legal matters and, by implication, to administer justice within a defined area of responsibility. ... Notice of closure stuck on the door of a computer store the day after its parent company, Granville Technology Group Ltd, declared bankruptcy (strictly, administration - see text) in the UK. Bankruptcy is a legally declared inability or impairment of ability of an individual or organization to pay their creditors. ... In the United States, Federal courts have exclusive jurisdiction over bankruptcy cases. ...


Appeals from the Court are heard by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, which sits in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit is a federal court with appellate jurisdiction over the following United States District Courts: District of Delaware District of New Jersey Western, Middle, and Eastern Districts of Pennsylvania District of the United States Virgin Islands The court is based at... Nickname: City of Brotherly Love, Philly, the Quaker City Motto: Philadelphia maneto (Let brotherly love continue) Official website: http://www. ...


Judicial officers

  • Sue L. Robinson, Chief Judge
  • Joseph J. Farnan, Jr., Judge
  • Gregory M. Sleet, Judge
  • Kent A. Jordan, Judge
  • Mary Pat Thynge, Magistrate Judge

External links

  • United States District Court for the District of Delaware
United States district courts

Alabama (MNS) | Alaska | Arizona | Arkansas (E, W) | California (CENS) | Colorado | Connecticut | Delaware | District of Columbia | Florida (MNS) | Georgia (MNS) | Hawaii | Idaho | Illinois (CNS) | Indiana (NS) | Iowa (N, S) | Kansas | Kentucky (E, W) | Louisiana (E, M, W) | Maine | Maryland | Massachusetts | MIchigan (EW) | Minnesota | Mississippi (N, S) | Missouri (E, W) | Montana | Nebraska | Nevada | New Hampshire | New Jersey | New Mexico | New York (ENSW) | North Carolina (EMW) | North Dakota | Ohio (NS) | Oklahoma (EN, W) | Oregon | Pennsylvania (EMW) | Puerto Rico | Rhode Island | South Carolina | South Dakota | Tennessee (E, M, W) | Texas (ENSW) | Utah | Vermont | Virginia (EW) | Washington (EW) | West Virginia (N, S) | Wisconsin (EW) | Wyoming The United States district courts are the general trial courts of the United States federal court system. ... The United States District Court for the District of Alaska is the Federal district court whose jurisdiction is comprised of the state of Alaska. ... The United States District Court for the District of Arizona is the Federal district court whose jurisdiction is comprised of the state of Arizona. ... The U.S. District Court for the Central District of California (commonly referred to as the CDCA or CACD) is the U.S. district court serving some 17 million people in southern and central California, making it the largest federal judicial district by population. ... The United States District Court for the Northern District of California is the Federal district court whose jurisdiction is comprised of the following counties: Alameda, Contra Costa, Del Norte, Humboldt, Lake, Marin, Mendocino, Monterey, Napa, San Benito, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, and Sonoma. ... The United States District Court for the District of Colorado is the Federal district court whose jurisdiction is comprised of the state of Colorado. ... The United States District Court for the District of Connecticut is the Federal district court whose jurisdiction is comprised of the state of Connecticut. ... The United States District Court for the District of Columbia is the United States District Court that hears cases originating in the District of Columbia under Federal law. ... The United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida serves the residents of thirty-five counties from eight courthouses. ... The United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida is the Federal district court whose jurisdiction is comprised of the following counties: Broward, Dade, Highlands, Indian River, Martin, Monroe, Okeechobee, Palm Beach, and St. ... The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia serves the residents of forty-six counties. ... The United States District Court for the District of Hawaii is the principal trial court of the United States Federal Court System in the state of Hawaii. ... The U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois serves the residents of forty-six counties from its four courthouses. ... The United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts is the Federal district court whose jurisdiction is the state of Massachusetts. ... The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan is the Federal district court with jurisdiction consisting of the eastern portion of the state of Michigan. ... The United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire is the Federal district court whose jurisdiction is comprised of the state of New Hampshire. ... The United States District Court for the District of New Jersey is the Federal district court whose jurisdiction is comprised of the state of New Jersey. ... The United States District Court for the Southern District of New York (SDNY) is the Federal district court whose jurisdiction is comprised of the following counties: New York, Bronx, Westchester, Putnam, Rockland, Orange, Dutchess, and Sullivan. ... The United States District Court for the Western District of New York is the Federal district court whose jurisdiction is comprised of the following counties: Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Chemung, Erie, Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Niagara, Ontario, Orelans, Schuyler, Seneca, Steuben, Wayne, Wyoming, and Yates. ... The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio is the federal trial court for the northern half of Ohio. ... The United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio is one of two United States district courts in Ohio and includes forty-eight of the states eighty-eight counties. ... The United States District Court for the District of Oregon is the Federal district court whose jurisdiction is comprised of the state of Oregon. ... The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania is one of the original 13 federal judiciary districts created by the Judiciary Act of 1789, and originally sat in Independence Hall in Philadelphia as the U.S. District Court for the District of Pennsylvania. ... The Middle District of Pennsylvania Seal The Middle District of Pennsylvania The United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania was created in 1901 by subdividing the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and the United States District Court for the Western District of... The United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas is part of the Fifth Circuit, which includes Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. ... The United States District Court for the Western District of Texas (W.D.Tex) is the Federal district court whose jurisdiction is comprised of the counties in the Western part of the state of Texas. ... The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia is a United States district court seated in the following locations in Virginia: Alexandria Newport News Norfolk Richmond The people are represented in this court by the United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia. ...


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