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Delaware Supreme Court Affirms Sanctions Award

Shawe v. Elting, No. 487, 2016 (February 13, 2017)

The Supreme Court affirmed perhaps the largest award of attorney fees as a sanction for bad conduct in Delaware’s history in this very unusual decision. It is a good summary of when a Court may depart from the “American Rule.”