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  President Judge James T. Vaughn Jr.
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President Judge's
Annual Messages


Each year the Superior Court's President Judge issues a State of the Court or Annual Message.

Read the President Judge's Fiscal Year 2014 Annual Message.
   
          Read Previous Reports:
   
  Annual Message, Fiscal Year 2014
  Annual Message, Fiscal Year 2013
  Annual Message, Fiscal Year 2012
  Annual Message, Fiscal Year 2011
  Annual Message, Fiscal Year 2010
  Annual Message, Fiscal Year 2009
  Annual Message, Fiscal Year 2008
  Annual Message, Fiscal Year 2007
  Annual Message, Fiscal Year 2006
  Annual Message, Fiscal Year 2005
  Annual Message, Fiscal Year 2004
  Annual Message, Fiscal Year 2003
  Annual Message, Fiscal Year 2002
  Annual Message, Fiscal Year 2001
  Annual Message, Fiscal Year 2000
  Annual Message, Fiscal Year 1999
  Annual Message, Fiscal Year 1998
  Annual Message, Fiscal Year 1997
  Annual Message, Fiscal Year 1996
Annual Message, Fiscal Year 1995
SUPERIOR COURT FIRST FACTS

In 2013, Superior Court rated #1 overall for the ninth consecutive year in the State Liability Systems Study of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce/Harris Poll.
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On October 6, 2003, Superior Court was the first state court in the nation to require statewide electronic filing of certain categories of civil cases.

On July 28, 2000, Superior Court was the first state court to adopt a rule allowing briefs and appendices to be filed on

CD-ROM.

In 1999, Superior Court began to use its Wilmington, Delaware eCourtroom, purported to be the nation's first actively used eCourtroom.

In 1999, Superior Court began to use its Automated Sentencing Order Program. The application issues sentence orders almost simultaneously with judge's pronouncement.

Begun in 1994, Superior Court had the first statewide Drug Court in the nation.

In 1991, Superior Court created CLAD the first electronic docketing & filing system for civil cases in the U.S.