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  Category: Civil Division


Guilty Plea In 2007 Murder Case, Prison Time for Manslaughter, and Adult Convictions for Violent Juveniles

Civil Division | Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Friday, January 20, 2017

Also: One House Closed, Second House Has Restrictions In Lincoln For Drug Activity Leading To Criminal Nuisance Action Deputy Attorneys General Colleen Norris, Phillip Casale, and Cari Chapman, and senior paralegal Kimberly Moro secured a guilty plea from a 30-year-old Bear man, resolving a 9-year-old murder case. Jason Slaughter pled guilty to Murder Second Degree […]




Delaware Makes Arguments on Behalf of Students with Disabilities in United States Supreme Court

Civil Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Delaware Files Amicus Brief Supporting a Colorado Student’s Claim on Behalf of Delaware, Massachusetts, and New Mexico. Delaware Attorney General Matt Denn, joined by the Attorneys General of Massachusetts and New Mexico, filed a formal brief Monday with the United States Supreme Court supporting the appeal of a Colorado public school student with disabilities who […]




Life Sentence for Man Convicted of Murder in Wilmington

Civil Division | Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Friday, November 4, 2016

Sex offenses, drug and gun cases also lead to convictions Additionally: New Castle house deemed Criminal Nuisance, ordered to halt criminal activity or face closure One man was sentenced to life in prison plus 20 years for a 2015 Wilmington murder, while his accomplice received a sentence of 30 years this morning in New Castle […]




Online Fantasy Sports Contests For Money Asked To Cease In Delaware

Civil Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Friday, July 8, 2016

Letters Are Limited to Fantasy Contests That Require Payment for Participation and Offer Cash Awards On Thursday, the Delaware Department of Justice formally notified DraftKings, Inc., FanDuel, Inc., and Yahoo! Inc. that their respective online fantasy sports activities are not permitted under Delaware law, and asked that the companies add Delaware to their respective online […]




Department of Justice Seeks Civil Penalties From Owner of Massage Parlors for R.I.C.O. Violations

Civil Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Monday, May 16, 2016

Department of Justice attorneys filed suit Friday in New Castle County Superior Court against Da Zhong Wang, 52, of Smyrna, seeking civil penalties for violation of racketeering laws for operating massage parlors in the state as fronts for prostitution. As stated in the complaint, Wang owned and operated four massage parlors throughout the State of […]







  Category: Civil Division


Guilty Plea In 2007 Murder Case, Prison Time for Manslaughter, and Adult Convictions for Violent Juveniles

Civil Division | Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Friday, January 20, 2017

Also: One House Closed, Second House Has Restrictions In Lincoln For Drug Activity Leading To Criminal Nuisance Action Deputy Attorneys General Colleen Norris, Phillip Casale, and Cari Chapman, and senior paralegal Kimberly Moro secured a guilty plea from a 30-year-old Bear man, resolving a 9-year-old murder case. Jason Slaughter pled guilty to Murder Second Degree […]




Delaware Makes Arguments on Behalf of Students with Disabilities in United States Supreme Court

Civil Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Delaware Files Amicus Brief Supporting a Colorado Student’s Claim on Behalf of Delaware, Massachusetts, and New Mexico. Delaware Attorney General Matt Denn, joined by the Attorneys General of Massachusetts and New Mexico, filed a formal brief Monday with the United States Supreme Court supporting the appeal of a Colorado public school student with disabilities who […]




Life Sentence for Man Convicted of Murder in Wilmington

Civil Division | Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Friday, November 4, 2016

Sex offenses, drug and gun cases also lead to convictions Additionally: New Castle house deemed Criminal Nuisance, ordered to halt criminal activity or face closure One man was sentenced to life in prison plus 20 years for a 2015 Wilmington murder, while his accomplice received a sentence of 30 years this morning in New Castle […]




Online Fantasy Sports Contests For Money Asked To Cease In Delaware

Civil Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Friday, July 8, 2016

Letters Are Limited to Fantasy Contests That Require Payment for Participation and Offer Cash Awards On Thursday, the Delaware Department of Justice formally notified DraftKings, Inc., FanDuel, Inc., and Yahoo! Inc. that their respective online fantasy sports activities are not permitted under Delaware law, and asked that the companies add Delaware to their respective online […]




Department of Justice Seeks Civil Penalties From Owner of Massage Parlors for R.I.C.O. Violations

Civil Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Monday, May 16, 2016

Department of Justice attorneys filed suit Friday in New Castle County Superior Court against Da Zhong Wang, 52, of Smyrna, seeking civil penalties for violation of racketeering laws for operating massage parlors in the state as fronts for prostitution. As stated in the complaint, Wang owned and operated four massage parlors throughout the State of […]