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THEIR VIEW: Dram shop case different since plaintiff was drunk

The West Virginia Record Dec. 21, 2012, 5:00am

Wolfe

THEIR VIEW: Big wins for privacy rights

The West Virginia Record Dec. 14, 2012, 6:00am

Stoneking

West Virginia should reclaim the lead in asbestos lawsuit reform

The West Virginia Record Dec. 14, 2012, 6:00am

Last year, the Rand Institute for Civil Justice released a report examining the relationship between asbestos courts and asbestos trusts.

Good riddance to 'the best family law judge in West Virginia'

The West Virginia Record Dec. 7, 2012, 7:00am

One might think it will be a sad day when the citizens of Putnam County lose the services of a man described as “the best family law judge in West Virginia, without any question.”

THEIR VIEW: Nature of injection may decide fate of meningitis lawsuits

The West Virginia Record Dec. 7, 2012, 5:30am

Harry Bell

Robert Peirce should take his punishment like a man

The West Virginia Record Nov. 30, 2012, 7:05am

Back in the old days, before the publication of Dr. Spock’s Baby and Child Care and the advent of enlightened parenthood, suburban kids who misbehaved got spankings. Country kids who acted up went to the woodshed for a whuppin’.

THEIR VIEW: W.Va. seniors will feel impact of tax increases

The West Virginia Record Nov. 23, 2012, 6:30am

By GEOFFREY SAUNDERS

THEIR VIEW: Glaxo settlement can restore confidence in system

The West Virginia Record Nov. 23, 2012, 6:30am

Harry Bell

Correction

The West Virginia Record Nov. 16, 2012, 6:19pm

In a recent article published in The West Virginia Record, “Man loses fumes case against Wal-Mart,” the Record incorrectly reported that attorneys Marvin W. Masters and Christopher L. Brinkley of The Masters Law firm represented plaintiff Dwight Graley, Sr. in a personal injury case before the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia. Furthermore, the Record incorrectly published

When judges say no, they mean no

The West Virginia Record Nov. 16, 2012, 3:05pm

You’ve got to wonder about some lawyers. Are they suicidal, or just IQ challenged?

Goodbye, Darrell! Hello, Patrick!

The West Virginia Record Nov. 9, 2012, 6:37am

“Six-term incumbent Darrell McGraw”? We’ll never have to write those woeful words, and you’ll never have to read them.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Manchin should be interesting to watch

The West Virginia Record Nov. 7, 2012, 12:05pm

Dear Editor:

Dropping out of the electoral college is a bad idea

The West Virginia Record Nov. 2, 2012, 8:30am

In the opening scene of the classic caper comedy It’s A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World, a motorist speeding down the highway goes off a cliff and crashes. Several other cars pull over and some of the occupants make their way down the embankment in time to hear his dying words about the location of a buried treasure. Then, the fun begins.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Veterans asked to complete military survey

The West Virginia Record Nov. 1, 2012, 8:09am

Dear Editor:

Down with the EPA! Power to the People!

The West Virginia Record Oct. 26, 2012, 8:00am

One good thing you can say about tyranny is that it gives its victims an opportunity to assert their humanity.

THEIR VIEW: Happy Election Day!

The West Virginia Record Oct. 25, 2012, 11:35am

By HOPPY KERCHEVAL

McGraw doesn’t mind out-of-state interests meddling on his behalf

The West Virginia Record Oct. 19, 2012, 8:00am

State Attorney General Darrell “Quick Draw” McGraw may say he doesn’t like out-of-state special interest groups interfering in West Virginia politics, but he’s willing to make an exception for outside interests meddling on his behalf.

THEIR VIEW: Obama blind to virtues of oil, gas companies

The West Virginia Record Oct. 16, 2012, 1:17pm

By DAVID OWEN

When did we approve public financing for the state attorney general’s race?

The West Virginia Record Oct. 12, 2012, 8:00am

When it was first proposed, we strenuously objected to the pilot program for public financing of the elections for supreme court justices. We pointed out, among other drawbacks, that public financing forces taxpayers to pay for the campaigns of candidates they oppose. It also favors current office holders by preventing their challengers from outspending them to overcome the advantages of incumbenc

THEIR VIEW: Two initiatives are big for W.Va.

The West Virginia Record Oct. 11, 2012, 8:24am

By RICK THOMPSON