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CHARLESTON –- If coal miner George Peters had worked for two days, he would have made a couple hundred bucks. Instead, he skipped work and made a couple million. Boone County jurors awarded him $1,855,107, finding that Rivers Edge Mining … Read More
WASHINGTON – Attorneys for a bankrupt coal company have filed one last brief before the United States Supreme Court decides if state Supreme Court Justice Brent Benjamin should have recused himself from the case of a campaign supporter.
MORGANTOWN — Supreme Court Chief Justice Brent Benjamin will be the keynote speaker at the opening of the Monongalia County Drug Court at 10 a.m. on Feb. 27 at the Monongalia County Courthouse.
CHARLESTON — A Washington, D.C.-based court reform group says a new poll shows that average citizens believe elected judges should step aside in cases where one of the litigants was a major campaign supporter.
CHARLESTON – A Raleigh County judge properly allowed a witness to testify that he bought Oxycontin pills from a woman, the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has ruled. On Jan. 30, the Justices denied a new trial to Gloria … Read More
CHARLESTON – Home builder Paul Ashbaugh once persuaded the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals to help him stamp a subdivision plat, but on a second trip he couldn’t persuade the Court to turn the plat into reality. The Justices … Read More
CHARLESTON -– The State Law Library is offering free income tax preparation for middle- and low-income tax payers earning $42,000 or less. Certified staff members will offer one-on-one counseling to assure that taxpayers receive credits to which they are entitled. … Read More
CHARLESTON — State Supreme Court justices are set to hear arguments over whether West Virginia has to participate in mass arbitration with other states over a disputed decrease in money owed the states by a group of tobacco companies. Kanawha … Read More
CHARLESTON – Kanawha Circuit Judge Louis Bloom has taken charge of the rights of patients at Mildred Bateman state mental hospital in Huntington with full support from the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals.
CHARLESTON – West Virginia’s new Supreme Court of Appeals decided its first 10 cases without a single dissent.
Louisiana’s Supreme Court justices, from left: Justice Jeannette Theriot Knoll, Justice Jeffrey P. Victory, Justice Catherine D. “Kitty” Kimball, Chief Justice Pascal F. Calogero, Jr., Justice Bernette J. Johnson, Justice Chet D. Traylor, Justice John L. Weimer
WASHINGTON — The Louisiana Supreme Court wants to make sure its name isn’t dragged through the mud during a key judicial recusal case before the U.S. Supreme Court.
CHARLESTON – West Virginia leaders must convince the U.S. Department of Justice that they can prevent racial discrimination in juvenile justice or they will lose a portion of their federal funds. By March 31, Gov. Joe Manchin’s civil rights advisers … Read More
CHARLESTON – South Charleston auto dealer Lester Raines jumped the gun by suing his Honda distributor before it triggered a state law that kept dealers of the same brand at least 15 miles apart, the West Virginia Supreme Court of … Read More
CHARLESTON -– Pocahontas County teacher Norman Alderman deserved to lose his job for calling his employers cockroaches, thieves and worse, the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has ruled. “This is a case of planned, insubordinate behavior that undermined the … Read More
CHARLESTON – When West Virginia circuit judges approve settlements, they must resolve any fee disputes between lawyers and previous lawyers, the Supreme Court of Appeals has ruled.