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They used to be called ambulance chasers and they were held in contempt by the legal profession, the media, and the public. Read More
MORGANTOWN — So there’s not going to be a head-to-head debate between Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship and NASA climate scientist James Hansen about global warning and coal mining.
Getting government business out in the open is almost always a good idea. If Gov. Joe Manchin’s new commission lets some sun shine into the state’s court system, honest and law-abiding West Virginians will benefit.
CHARLESTON — In West Virginia, Gov. Joe Manchin has announced former United States Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor will serve as honorary chairwoman of the governor’s special commission on the state court system.
MORGANTOWN — The United States Supreme Court’s decision that West Virginia Supreme Court Justice Brent Benjamin should have stepped aside in cases involving Massey Energy resolves that particular issue, but it opens the door to many more disputes over when a judge should recuse himself.
West Virginia Attorney General Darrell McGraw has earned the greedy label this week for trying to stick drug maker Eli Lilly with a $2 billion fine for alleged mislabeling in its marketing of an anti-psychotic drug. Read More
“Hey, it’s Gary.” I heard that hundreds of times over the last 10 years when I answered the phone in my office. Read More
“All that is necessary for the triumph of evil,” said British statesman and philosopher Edmund Burke, “is that good men do nothing.” Which raises the question: Why do good men do nothing?
MORGANTOWN — A few of my lawyer friends have told me, only half-jokingly, that they prefer to argue before a judge who is fair … unless, of course, they can have a judge who favors their point of view.