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CHARLESTON — Publisher Thomas Harding of the Observer in Shepherdstown won a crusade for free press and free information, right on time for everyone but himself.
CHARLESTON –- Statutes of limitations sometimes stretch, but the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals didn’t yield a day in a wrongful death suit from Fayette County.
CHARLESTON — West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals Justice Menis Ketchum on Monday recused himself in a pending case on the state’s damage caps in malpractice cases.
CHARLESTON — A West Virginia Supreme Court justice has refused to take himself out of a case involving the state’s cap on non-economic damages, even though he pledged during his election campaign that he would never vote to overturn the law imposing the cap.
CHARLESTON – Bankers who overpaid a borrower’s home builder may have breached a contract but didn’t act negligently, the Supreme Court of Appeals ruled. The Justices on Sept. 16 split a decision of Kanawha Circuit Judge James Stucky, who rejected … Read More
CHARLESTON – The state Supreme Court has followed suit with Maryland’s high court to disbar an attorney for misappropriating over $90,000 in client funds. The Court on Sept. 16 voted to annul the license of Cumberland, Md. attorney Nathan H. … Read More
CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Supreme Court has voted 4-0 to refuse the petition of an independent candidate for the state’s House of Delegates alleging the layout of the U.S. Senate election ballot is illegal, according to a Court spokeswoman.
CHARLESTON – State employees can sue for unpaid wages just like other workers, the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has ruled. The Justices on Sept. 16 reversed Kanawha Circuit Judge James Stucky, who held that the West Virginia Constitution … Read More
CHARLESTON — West Virginia Secretary of State Natalie Tennant said Tuesday the so-called ballot “compromise” offered by the state’s GOP Chairman Mike Stuart violates both state and federal law.
CHARLESTON — State Supreme Court Chief Justice Robin Jean Davis on Tuesday appointed Senior Status Judge Robert B. Stone of Monongalia County to immediately begin presiding in all cases in the Third Judicial Circuit. Stone will hear cases in Doddridge, … Read More
CHARLESTON — Third Judicial Circuit Judge Robert L. Holland Jr. died Monday after having a heart attack Sunday at his home in Greenwood. Holland, who was 57, was taken by helicopter Sunday from United Hospital Center in Clarksburg, to UPMC … Read More
CHARLESTON — West Virginia Secretary of State Natalie Tennant is calling the lawsuit filed by the state’s Republican State Executive Committee “frivolous” and “wasteful.”
CHARLESTON — An attorney for a pharmaceutical company says the drugmaker never was given “a chance to defend itself” in circuit court against claims brought by state Attorney General Darrell McGraw.
CHARLESTON -– Prior to being named as a co-defendant in a wrongful prosecution suit, records show an assistant Wood County prosecutor’s conduct has before been called into question. Since coming to work at the Wood County Prosecutor’s Office, Sean Francisco’s … Read More
CHARLESTON -– The State Law Library will present a free informational workshop on grandparents’ rights at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 11. The session will focus on a grandparent’s legal right to visitation but also will benefit those raising children … Read More