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CHARLESTON – Huntington Mayor David Felinton will defend his right to fire city employees who don’t live in the city when the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals hears oral arguments Sept. 3. Felinton seeks to reverse Cabell Circuit Judge … Read More
CHARLESTON – Though the state Supreme Court was correct in remanding a malpractice case from Mason County back to the circuit court, one of the justices said the piece of reform legislation that gave rise the suit has become a Frankenstein “monster.”
CHARLESTON – The state Bar is seeking the suspension of an Ohio County attorney’s license for allegedly asking a known felon to obtain a “throw away” gun, and use it in conjunction with collecting debts from former clients. Among the … Read More
PENSACOLA, Fla. — The past and future of a prominent Pensacola, Fla., plaintiffs firm may be tied to litigation against large tobacco companies, but its present is in a small town in West Virginia.
CHARLESTON — WVFF PAC, the political action committee of the West Virginia Family Foundation, has announced its sole endorsement of Beth Walker for Justice of the Supreme Court of Appeals.
CHARLESTON -– NRA-PVF, the political action committee of the National Rifle Association of America, has announced its sole endorsement of Beth Walker for Justice of the Supreme Court of Appeals.
CHARLESTON – It’s about three months before the November general election, but the three candidates for seats on the state Supreme Court all already are keeping the roads hot. Read More
CHARLESTON – Gov. Joe Manchin says a group of plaintiffs lawyers should actually read his office’s legal arguments before criticizing his contact with industrial giant DuPont.
CHARLESTON -– State Supreme Court Justice Joseph Albright continues to recover from surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Presbyterian, according to West Virginia Supreme Court Information Services Director Jennifer Bundy.
CHARLESTON – Industrial giant DuPont used Gov. Joe Manchin’s office to skirt limitations concerning its appeal of a $382 million jury verdict, attorneys who sued the company said Wednesday.
CHARLESTON – Former state Supreme Court Justice Thomas Miller was the epitome of what a judge should be, many members of the legal community said. Read More
CHARLESTON – In a case that drove Raleigh County jurors and Circuit Judge Robert Burnside in opposite decisions, three Justices of the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals sided with the jury and two sided with the judge.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — State Supreme Court Justice Brent Benjamin’s controversial decision not to recuse himself from the appeal of a supporter should serve as a guideline for future similar issues, the American Bar Association says.