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When it comes to business, we always seem to be out for more blood. Read More
MORGANTOWN — The ascension of new American leadership always leads to a sense of change and the expectation that a new administration will initiate solid solutions to the most pressing problems that confront the nation.
CHARLESTON — A few years ago, when I first introduced the “Open for Business” philosophy to the Mountain State, I wanted to breathe new life into our state by drawing attention to West Virginia’s best attributes.
West Virginia’s most famous — critics say infamous — radiologist is asking the court to let him off the hook. Read More
CHARLESTON — If now notorious Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich is allowed to take his parrot with him if he ends up in the federal penitentiary, you can bet the cellblock will be serenaded with “Pay to Play, Bawwwwwwwwwk! Pay to Play! Pay to Play! Bawwwwwwwwwk!”
MORGANTOWN — A federal judgeship is a plum job.
BUNKER HILL — Judicial reform is an extremely important issue for our state. One of our biggest impediments to job growth is the perception that our state’s judiciary is the least impartial judiciary in the country.
Kanawha Circuit Judge Charles King doesn’t want to talk about how he found a legal loophole to rip off the taxpayers and enrich himself. Read More
CHARLESTON — Hoppy Kercheval is dead wrong on this one. Teachers and school employees should be randomly drug tested. Absolutely. Hoppy’s defense of them is a little perplexing. Read More
CHARLESTON — Just weeks before Christmas, retiring Justice Larry Starcher was made a “Distinguished West Virginian,” presumably because, in the words of the award, he has “brought positive attention to our state.”
MORGANTOWN — Thomas Jefferson wrote to James Madison that the Bill of Rights was, “like all other human blessings, alloyed with some inconveniences.”
We may never know how many hours each lawyer worked on the case. Read More
CHARLESTON — At a meeting of the National Governors Association in Washington last winter, Gov. Joe Manchin was reportedly in the company of former U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor who, the word is, shared unflattering observations about the reputation of West Virginia’s courts.
CHARLESTON — Picture this. A young woman, appearing to be about 13 years old, stumbles into a medical clinic. Her hair has been pulled out in places. Her clothes torn. She bleeds from her face, has scratches all over her torso, and bears bruises that are the hallmarks of sexual abuse. Her face expresses the fear that is unique to someone having just been raped by a man more than twice her age.