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CHARLESTON – West Virginians will pay the highest electric rates in the nation if Congress enacts a carbon tax and West Virginia doesn’t diversify its power supply, Sierra Club lawyer William DePaulo told the Supreme Court of Appeals. DePaulo said … Read More
CHARLESTON — A state official has been reappointed to the board of directors of a national state government council’s Justice Center.
CHARLESTON -– A free workshop on “The Services of Legal Aid of West Virginia” will be presented at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 28, in the State Law Library. The event is sponsored by the State Law Library and Adrienne Worthy, … Read More
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) – The West Virginia Supreme Court race of 2010 has its first candidate, a circuit judge from the Eastern Panhandle.
CHARELESTON – As he did recently to avoid contempt charges, a former Hampshire County attorney is hoping that making a good-faith effort to repay former clients from whom he allegedly embezzled money will ease the consequences he’s facing on pending … Read More
CHARLESTON – Employers can spy on workers with suspicious injury claims but employers who fire those workers should prepare to pay a million dollars, according to a March 27 decision from the state Supreme Court of Appeals.
CHARLESTON – Turning a Berkeley County farm into an organic farming community lifted the value of an acre from $128 to $192,000, and the county gets to keep two years of the boost in property taxes. On March 31, the … Read More
CHARLESTON – A bill proponents believed would bring more focus to magistrate elections failed to emerge from the House Judiciary Committee, rendering the bill dead for the session.
CHARLESTON — Many people have called state Supreme Court Justice Thomas McHugh an honorable and fair man. And one act might prove that as much as any ruling he’s ever made or any opinion he’s ever written. Read More
CHARLESTON – When it came time for Gov. Joe Manchin to appoint someone to the state Supreme Court, he said he never thought the mission would be so easy.
CHARLESTON — Thomas McHugh officially returned Wednesday to the state Supreme Court of Appeals.
CHARLESTON – The state Supreme Court on Tuesday heard oral arguments in the appeal of a nearly $400 million verdict against industrial giant DuPont.
CHARLESTON – West Virginia Supreme Court justices unanimously upheld a Harrison County judge’s ruling that a Clarksburg police officer couldn’t serve on a local police civil service commission because he held a public “office.”
CHARLESTON – In the midst of a half-dozen ethics complaints, Joseph P. Albright Jr. is in jeopardy of having his license suspended for failing to take mandated continuing legal education. Among the requirements for an attorney to remain in good … Read More