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CHARLESTON – The state Supreme Court has denied an appeal by Dunbar’s mayor, who wanted a ruling against him to be overturned. The next day, Roger Wolfe was removed from office by a ruling from a three-judge panel. Roger Wolfe … Read More
SHEPHERDSTOWN – The three candidates for the state Supreme Court spoke about issues facing the court Oct. 22 in a forum at Shepherd University’s Frank Arts Center.
CHARLESTON — Whitewater rafting companies no longer would receive protection if the state Supreme Court adopts standards that would permit an open interpretation of safety statutes, Chief Justice Spike Maynard said during a Tuesday argument hearing.
CHARLESTON – Lower court rulings could force whitewater rafting companies to close up, according to documents filed with the state Supreme Court by a state group of whitewater outfitters.
Among the campaign signs that adorn the lawn of the Frank Armada’s law office is one for state Supreme Court candidate Margaret Workman. In addition to working together on a wrongful-death suit in Fayette County involving a now-convicted pedophile and murderer, records show Armada contributed to both Workman’s current campaign and 2004 bid for state Senate. (Photo by Lawrence Smith)
CHARLESTON – In addition to being a benefactor for her share of attorney fees in Fayette County wrongful death suit, a Teays Valley attorney also has been a benefactor to two of Margaret Workman’s political campaigns.
CHARLESTON – Two senior status judges have been named to fill in for retiring circuit judges in Kanawha and Cabell counties. Herman Canady Jr. and Robert Chafin have been named to fill the spots in Kanawha and Cabell counties, respectively, … Read More
CHARLESTON – Former Lincoln County Assessor Jerry Weaver forfeited his pension by conspiring to buy votes, the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals decided Oct. 10.
CHARLESTON – With the issue of recusal becoming larger on state’s highest court, one Supreme Court candidate said Wednesday that she prefers not knowing who her contributors are while another said he wishes the public financed judicial campaigns.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – An economics professor at West Virginia University has authored a piece criticizing the effect the state Supreme Court has had on the business climate.
SOUTH CHARLESTON – Punitive damage awards and the volume of cases heard by the state Supreme Court were among two of the issues discussed during a candidate forum last week.
BECKLEY – Seven years after a natural flood produced a flood of lawsuits, the lawyers who filed them suddenly face a 60-day deadline to explain who sued and why.
CHARLESTON – Lawyers in a nearly $400 million case scheduled to be heard by the state Supreme Court have contributed thousands of dollars to two Democrats up for open spots on the Court.
CHARLESTON – Anyone the city of Huntington has hired since July 1, 2002, must live in Huntington, the state Supreme Court of Appeals has decided. In a Sept. 30 ruling, all five justices upheld a city ordinance authorizing immediate discharge … Read More
CHARLESTON – Citing the “profoundly disturbing” nature of a Wheeling attorney caught on tape conversing with a convicted felon about acquiring a handgun, and collecting debts, the state Supreme Court has opted to annul, rather than suspend, his law license. … Read More