Governor also thanks Senate for confirming nominations of Judge Calvin L. Scott, Jr.
and Jeffrey J. Clark to Delaware Superior Court
Dover, DE – The Delaware Senate today unanimously confirmed the nomination of Collins J. (C.J.) Seitz, Jr., to serve as a Justice on the Delaware Supreme Court, replacing Justice Henry duPont Ridgely, who retired on January 31st. The Governor issued this statement following the confirmation:
“During his legal career of more than three decades, C.J. Seitz has earned a well-deserved reputation for excellence, integrity, and civility,” said Governor Markell. “I thank the members of the Senate for confirming C.J. to serve as a Justice of the Delaware Supreme Court, and I have every confidence that he will serve our state with distinction as a member of Delaware’s highest court.”
The Senate also unanimously confirmed the nominations of Judge Calvin L. Scott, Jr. for reappointment and Jeffrey J. Clark for appointment to the Delaware Superior Court. According to the Governor:
“Judge Scott has served with distinction as a member of the Delaware Superior Court for the past twelve years,” said Governor Markell. “I thank the members of the Senate for confirming his reappointment and allowing him to serve another term as a member of Delaware’s finest-in-the-nation judiciary.
“As a veteran of the United State Army with nearly two decades of legal experience, Jeff Clark earned the respect of his colleagues through his demonstrated professionalism and commitment to justice. He will serve the Superior Court well and I thank the members of the Senate for confirming his nomination.”