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CHARLESTON – Insurers all over America will pay close attention when the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals tackles five workers compensation appeals at oral arguments Wednesday. The decisions of the Justices will determine the competitive climate as West Virginia … Read More
CHARLESTON – A bankrupt coal company and its president again are asking state Supreme Court Justice Brent Benjamin to recuse himself from its case against Massey Energy. And this time, they have commissioned a poll to help make their point.
CHARLESTON – Workers who accept early retirement offers can’t apply for unemployment compensation except in narrow circumstances, the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals unanimously decided March 19.
MORGANTOWN – Demand for homes keeps rising in the Eastern Panhandle, but some residents of the region can’t bear to bid farewell to orchards and barns.
SOUTH CHARLESTON – Don Blankenship has created a cancer on our courts, according to state Supreme Court Justice Larry Starcher.
CHARLESTON – Federal investigators were apparently sniffing around the state’s Supreme Court while the Justices were preparing to hear a high-profile case for a second time.
CHARLESTON – Former state Supreme Court Justice Margaret Workman has proposed she and the other candidates in this year’s Supreme Court race sign a pledge to limit campaign spending.
CHARLESTON –- Kanawha County Circuit Judge James Stucky shouldn’t have dodged a decision on a Charleston Gazette request for Charleston police payroll records, the city argues in a March 5 brief for the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals. “The … Read More
CHARLESTON – Concerning his ability to fairly decide on cases involving the businessman he has criticized, state Supreme Court Justice Larry Starcher wants to publicly clear the air.
HUNTINGTON — There is no more anticipation: The first television ad in the state Supreme Court race has hit the airwaves, and it’s about ketchup.
CHARLESTON – In a headline-grabbing Mingo County case, the state Supreme Court of Appeals must choose between police power and personal liberty.
CHARLESTON – West Virginia sheriffs don’t have to sign every check that county commissioners order them to sign, the Supreme Court of Appeals ruled March 14.
MORGANTOWN – West Virginia University law student David Stackpole succeeded in trimming a few years off a fictitious mobster’s manslaughter sentence, earning the law school’s annual Baker Cup moot court competition.
CHARLESTON- Dawn Martinez squeezed a smooth small stone while the state Supreme Court of Appeals tried to decide how much child support her former husband, orthopedic surgeon David Soulsby, should pay. Her pastor had given her the stone the Sunday … Read More