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  Category: Department of Justice


AG Jennings’ op-ed: A house divided

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 19, 2021

“We must settle this question now, whether in a free government the minority have the right to break up the government whenever they choose. If we fail it will go far to prove the incapability of the people to govern themselves.” – Abraham Lincoln, 1861 When he was sworn in, Abraham Lincoln faced the greatest […]




Delaware Justice System Warns Of Phone Scam Targeting Probationers

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, January 13, 2021

The Delaware Judiciary, Delaware Department of Justice, Department of Correction and Delaware State Police are warning the public of a phone scam that is apparently targeting probationers. The Delaware State Police have received information about fraudulent callers threatening individuals on probation with re-arrest for allegedly committing new crimes. In at least one case, the caller […]




Statement from Attorney General Jennings on insurrection in Washington

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, January 6, 2021

Attorney General Kathy Jennings released the following statement Wednesday regarding the insurrection unfolding in Washington, D.C.: Patriotism is an action, not a title. Democracy is no more invincible now than it was in 1861, nor in this nation than in any of history’s other experiments in self-governance. Our democracy has only been strong when the […]




First State Manufactured Home Owners Eligible For Free Legal Representation Under New Contract

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Monday, January 4, 2021

DOJ-CLASI agreement covers most disputes with community owners Attorney General Kathy Jennings announced Monday that manufactured home owners in disputes with their community owners will be eligible for free legal representation by the non-profit Delaware Community Legal Aid Society, Inc. (CLASI), under a contract it entered with the Delaware Department of Justice. “Constituents in all three counties have […]




Wilmington man pleads guilty to 2014 homicide

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Monday, December 21, 2020

Following a cold case breakthrough, a Wilmington man has pleaded guilty to a 2014 homicide. Shaquille Briscoe, 26, will be sentenced for Manslaughter and Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony, both Class B felonies. “Our role is to secure justice for victims of crime, their loved ones, and their communities,” said […]







  Category: Department of Justice


AG Jennings’ op-ed: A house divided

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 19, 2021

“We must settle this question now, whether in a free government the minority have the right to break up the government whenever they choose. If we fail it will go far to prove the incapability of the people to govern themselves.” – Abraham Lincoln, 1861 When he was sworn in, Abraham Lincoln faced the greatest […]




Delaware Justice System Warns Of Phone Scam Targeting Probationers

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, January 13, 2021

The Delaware Judiciary, Delaware Department of Justice, Department of Correction and Delaware State Police are warning the public of a phone scam that is apparently targeting probationers. The Delaware State Police have received information about fraudulent callers threatening individuals on probation with re-arrest for allegedly committing new crimes. In at least one case, the caller […]




Statement from Attorney General Jennings on insurrection in Washington

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, January 6, 2021

Attorney General Kathy Jennings released the following statement Wednesday regarding the insurrection unfolding in Washington, D.C.: Patriotism is an action, not a title. Democracy is no more invincible now than it was in 1861, nor in this nation than in any of history’s other experiments in self-governance. Our democracy has only been strong when the […]




First State Manufactured Home Owners Eligible For Free Legal Representation Under New Contract

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Monday, January 4, 2021

DOJ-CLASI agreement covers most disputes with community owners Attorney General Kathy Jennings announced Monday that manufactured home owners in disputes with their community owners will be eligible for free legal representation by the non-profit Delaware Community Legal Aid Society, Inc. (CLASI), under a contract it entered with the Delaware Department of Justice. “Constituents in all three counties have […]




Wilmington man pleads guilty to 2014 homicide

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Monday, December 21, 2020

Following a cold case breakthrough, a Wilmington man has pleaded guilty to a 2014 homicide. Shaquille Briscoe, 26, will be sentenced for Manslaughter and Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony, both Class B felonies. “Our role is to secure justice for victims of crime, their loved ones, and their communities,” said […]