TITLE 10

Courts and Judicial Procedure

Organization, Powers, Jurisdiction and Operation of Courts

CHAPTER 1. SUPREME COURT

Subchapter I. Organization and Operation


The Supreme Court shall be held at Dover, except in limited circumstances involving a judicial emergency under Chapter 20 of this title or when the Court determines that the education of the Bar or law students, or the public interest would be advanced by having a special session of the Court in another location.

Code 1852, § 1907; Code 1915, § 3683; Code 1935, § 4235; 10 Del. C. 1953, § 101; 80 Del. Laws, c. 192, § 1.;

The Supreme Court may obtain such office space for each of the Justices thereof as shall be necessary and appropriate to permit the Justices to properly carry out their duties. The offices of the respective Justices need not be in Dover and may be in the counties where the Justices, respectively, reside. Bills for such office rent shall be paid by the State Treasurer when approved in writing by any Justice of the Court.

Code 1935, § 4271; 48 Del. Laws, c. 258, § 1; 10 Del. C. 1953, § 102.;

The Chief Justice and each of the Justices of the Supreme Court shall receive such compensation as shall be provided by law.

Code 1852, § 467; 26 Del. Laws, c. 58; Code 1915, § 395; 30 Del. Laws, c. 44; 37 Del. Laws, c. 41; Code 1935, § 369; 46 Del. Laws, c. 248; 47 Del. Laws, c. 200; 48 Del. Laws, c. 260; 10 Del. C. 1953, § 103; 52 Del. Laws, c. 113, § 1; 55 Del. Laws, c. 403, § 1; 57 Del. Laws, c. 675, § 1; 59 Del. Laws, c. 472, § 1; 62 Del. Laws, c. 12, § 1; 70 Del. Laws, c. 186, § 1; 76 Del. Laws, c. 213, § 17.;

The Supreme Court from time to time may purchase for the Court such furniture, equipment, law books, stationery, and other supplies as may be requisite for the proper operation of the Court.

Code 1935, § 4272B; 48 Del. Laws, c. 258, § 1; 10 Del. C. 1953, § 104; 50 Del. Laws, c. 67, § 1.;

The payment of the compensation of the Clerk and all other persons appointed or employed by the Court or any Justice thereof under the provisions of subchapter II of this chapter, and the payment for supplies, equipment and other necessary expenses of the Court, including the traveling expenses of the Justices and the officers of the Court, shall be made by the State Treasurer out of funds regularly appropriated for the Supreme Court.

10 Del. C. 1953, § 105; 50 Del. Laws, c. 67, § 2.;