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CHARLESTON — Circuit Judge Jim Rowe has announced the leadership team for his campaign for the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals.
CHARLESTON — The state Supreme Court won’t touch the House of Delegates and state Senate redistricting plans, but the state Republican Party isn’t letting the matter die.
CHARLESTON – At least for the foreseeable future, a former Berkeley County attorney will not be returning to the practice of law. The state Supreme Court on Nov. 17 denied Keith L. Wheaton’s petition for readmission to the state Bar. … Read More
CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has ruled that a lower court did not err in categorizing the termination of two bank employees’ jobs as layoffs.
CHARLESTON – Jefferson Circuit Judge David Sanders incorrectly awarded Summit Point Raceway $1.2 million in a coverage dispute with workers compensation insurer BrickStreet Mutual, the Supreme Court of Appeals held.
CHARLESTON – A Fayette County attorney suspended for becoming romantically involved with a client has been allowed again to practice law. The state Supreme Court on Nov. 9 accepted the recommendation of its Lawyer Disciplinary Board that Jennifer Day Hewitt … Read More
CHARLESTON – The state Supreme Court will not change the recently redrawn House of Delegates and state Senate district.
CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals says a trial court improperly issued a writ of mandamus against the Greenbrier County Commission for reducing the county sheriff’s budget.
CHARLESTON – Owners of West Virginia race tracks can’t suspend jockeys until the state racing commission holds hearings on charges against them, the Supreme Court of Appeals ruled.
CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals says a trial court does have the authority to sanction an insurance carrier that fails to appear at court-ordered mediation.
CHARLESTON — Kanawha Circuit Judge Paul Zakaib compensated Nitro High School math teacher Robert Fulmer too generously for three years of teaching he missed due to false allegations of sexual abuse, the Supreme Court of Appeals has decided. The Justices … Read More
CHARLESTON — The legal battle over West Virginia’s new legislative redistricting plan moved to the courtroom Thursday. Read More
PARKERSBURG — A Wood County circuit judge is joining the race for the state Supreme Court.
CHARLESTON – Accountants who owe Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation about $23 million for failing to detect a big fraud at little Keystone Bank can’t shift part of the cost to Keystone’s lawyers, the Supreme Court of Appeals has decided.
Elizabeth resident Celena Roby, right, addresses the state Supreme Court’s Access to Justice Commission during its final hearing Nov. 15 in the Court’s chambers in Charleston. (Photo by Lawrence Smith)
CHARLESTON — Increasing the availability of legal services to domestic violence victims took center stage at the final hearing of a judicial reform panel.