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CHARLESTON, W. Va. – Stepping aside from one Massey Energy case was apparently enough for West Virginia Supreme Court Justice Larry Starcher.
CHARLESTON – Orthopedic surgeon David Soulsby of Putnam County can subtract $949 a month from his child support obligations, the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals unanimously decided April 4.
CHARLESTON – Folks in Jefferson County stacked the deck against property owners who applied for a permit to build 152 homes, but the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has handed the property owners a new deal. On April 17, … Read More
CHARLESTON – Some critics are bothered by the timing of phone calls between state Supreme Court Justice Larry Starcher and candidate Menis Ketchum, saying the timeline “raise serious questions.”
CHARLESTON – As three circuit judges ascended to the big chairs of the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals on April 16, Justice Joseph Albright announced, “Obviously there was a midnight coup.”
Chief Justice Spike Maynard talks with students after lunch at Princeton High School on Tuesday. The state Supreme Court heard cases at the Mercer County Courthouse as part of its LAWS Program. (Photo by Jeff Gentner, courtesy of the state Supreme Court)
PRINCETON- College and high school students who witness oral arguments of the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals can’t wait to hear who won.
CHARLESTON- In one of their easier decisions, the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals declared that Owen Hawk III was drunk when he drove the wrong way without lights, sped away from the sheriff, T-boned a cop car and smashed … Read More
CHARLESTON – West Virginia Supreme Court Chief Justice Elliott “Spike” Maynard on Monday presented Bar Foundation grants to programs that provide legal services to low-income West Virginians.
CHARLESTON – State Supreme Court Chief Justice Spike Maynard is on the offensive, saying he’s been on the receiving end of “dirty tricks,” “disgusting” antics and “gotcha politics.”
CHARLESTON – Justice Joseph Albright of the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals can’t believe his colleagues held bookkeeper Barry Schmehl personally liable for a bar’s unpaid sales taxes. Read More
CHARLESTON – During one week in January, state Supreme Court Justice Larry Starcher called Supreme Court candidate Menis Ketchum 11 times from his state-issued cell phone.
CHARLESTON – Justice Larry Starcher’s unprecedented public hearing to listen to a recuse request won’t happen after all.
CHARLESTON – The five candidates for two state Supreme Court seats have raised nearly $2 million combined in the race.
CHARLESTON – Three thousand workers’ compensation protests hang in the air at the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals while insurers around the nation wait to see where they will fall. Free market competition in workers’ compensation will begin July … Read More