The Honorable Randy J. Holland, Justice of the Supreme Court of Delaware 

Justice Randy J. Holland was the youngest person ever nominated to serve on the Supreme Court of Delaware.  He was first appointed by Gov. Michael N. Castle in 1986 and was recently re-appointed in March, 2011 for an unprecedented third twelve-year term.

Justice Holland graduated from Swarthmore College and the University of Pennsylvania Law School,
, where he received the Loughlin Award for legal ethics.  Justice Holland received a Master of Laws in the Judicial Process from the University of Virginia Law School. 

Justice Holland is a past national President and Trustee of the American Inns of Court Foundation.  He co-chairs the national Advisory Committee to the American Judicature Society's Center for Judicial Ethics.  Justice Holland is a member of the American Law Institute.  He serves on the American Judicature Society's Board of Directors, and the ABA Appellate Judges Conference's Executive Committee.  He chaired the American Bar Association National Joint Committee on Lawyer Regulation.  Justice Holland has also served on the ABA Presidential Commission on Fair and Impartial Courts, the Standing Committee on Client Protection and the Judicial Division's Ethics and Professionalism Committee. 

Justice Holland has received numerous awards, including two national awards from the American Inns of Court to include the 2014 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. Award for Professionalism and Ethics, and the A. Sherwin Christiansen Award for his outstanding leadership to the Inns of Court in 2007.
In addition he was the recipient of the 2012 First State Distinguished Service Award, the 2011 Dwight D. Opperman Award for Judicial Excellence, the 2009 James Wilson Award from the University of Pennsylvania School of Law, the 2003 American Judicature Society's Herbert Harley Award, and the 1992 Judge of the Year Award from the National Child Support Enforcement Association.  In 2004, he was elected to be an Honorable Master of the Bench by Lincoln's Inn in London.  Chief Justices Rehnquist and Roberts appointed Justice Holland as the state judge member of the Federal Judicial Conference Advisory Committee on Appellate Rules. 

Justice Holland has written, co-authored, or edited nine books: Magna Carta: Muse & Mentor (2014); 
Delaware's Destiny Determined By Lewes (2013); Delaware Corporation Law, Selected Cases (2011 Chinese (Taiwan) only); State Constitutional Law, the Modern Experience, co-author (West 2010); Middle Temple Lawyers and the American Revolution, co-author (Thomson-West 2007); Appellate Practice and Procedure, co-author (West 2005); The Delaware Constitution:  A Reference Guide (Greenwood Press 2002); Delaware Supreme Court:  Golden Anniversary (2001), co-editor; and The Delaware Constitution of 1897 - The First One Hundred Years, co-editor (1997).  He has also published several law review articles, primarily dealing with judicial ethics and legal history.