Governor Jack Markell has named William Chandler to replace Andre Bouchard as the chair of the Judicial Nominating Committee. The committee was created during the Pete DuPont administration. The 11 member committee makes recommendations to the governor for judicial nominations. Bouchard is rumored to be the lead candidate to replace Leo Strine as the Chancellor of the Court of Chancery. Strine was recently confirmed as the Chief Justice of the State Supreme Court.
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