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Senior Judge Sleet Announces Retirement and Court Announces Case Assignment Plan Revisions

February 7, 2018

The U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware has announced that Senior Judge Sleet, who took senior status last year, will retire in the fall of 2018. Judge Sleet will continue to be assigned new civil cases, but certain cases on his docket have begun to be reassigned to other judges. According to the announcement, the cases to be reassigned will primarily be those scheduled for trial in 2018. Starting this spring, Judge Sleet will no longer be assigned new criminal cases.

The announcement can be found here.