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Governor’s Statement on Confirmation of Karen Valihura as new Delaware Supreme Court Justice

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, June 25, 2014



Dover, DE – The Delaware Senate today unanimously confirmed the nomination of Karen Valihura to serve on the Delaware Supreme Court, succeeding Justice Jack B. Jacobs, who retired on June 24. Valihura will be sworn in within the next 30 days. The Governor issued this statement following the confirmation:

“Today’s vote reflects the extraordinary skill Karen has demonstrated as an accomplished member of Delaware’s legal community. Her intellect, experience, and thoughtful approach to the law make her an ideal person to help continue our state’s tradition of judicial excellence. I was proud to play a role in giving her the opportunity to apply her talents as a member of our highest court. I appreciate the Senate’s consideration and support.”

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Governor’s Statement on Confirmation of Karen Valihura as new Delaware Supreme Court Justice

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, June 25, 2014



Dover, DE – The Delaware Senate today unanimously confirmed the nomination of Karen Valihura to serve on the Delaware Supreme Court, succeeding Justice Jack B. Jacobs, who retired on June 24. Valihura will be sworn in within the next 30 days. The Governor issued this statement following the confirmation:

“Today’s vote reflects the extraordinary skill Karen has demonstrated as an accomplished member of Delaware’s legal community. Her intellect, experience, and thoughtful approach to the law make her an ideal person to help continue our state’s tradition of judicial excellence. I was proud to play a role in giving her the opportunity to apply her talents as a member of our highest court. I appreciate the Senate’s consideration and support.”

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