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Delegate files petition with Supreme Court about Justice's living arrangements

By Kyla Asbury | Sep 18, 2018

CHARLESTON — A petition has been filed with the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals regarding where Gov. Jim Justice lives.

Americans for Prosperity launch digital ad backing Kavanaugh

By Kyla Asbury | Sep 18, 2018

CHARLESTON — Americans for Prosperity-West Virginia has launced a digital advertisement to urge Sen. Joe Manchin to confirm Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Morrisey seeks to help educate medical providers on human trafficking

By Kyla Asbury | Sep 18, 2018

HUNTINGTON — Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has been providing surgeons and residents training to target and reduce human trafficking in West Virginia.

Caputo asks Justice to include Ketchum in articles of impeachment

By Kyla Asbury | Sep 14, 2018

CHARLESTON — West Virginia House Minority Whip (D-Marion) Mike Caputo requested that Gov. Jim Justice issue a special session call to consider articles of impeachment against former Supreme Court Justice Menis Ketchum today.

Lawsuit filed against nightclub, owner for death of patron

By Kyla Asbury | Sep 14, 2018

The New Boondocks bar and its owner face a lawsuit in the shooting death of a young father.

MU Constitution Week to host Stephanie Thacker for event

By Kyla Asbury | Sep 14, 2018

Marshall University's Constitution Week began Monday and lasts until Sept. 24 with several events to emphasize the importance of the U.S. Constitution.

Workers Compensation Office of Judges employee accused of cyber crimes

By Kyla Asbury | Sep 12, 2018

CHARLESTON — A criminal complaint has been filed against a longtime Workers Compensation Office of Judges employee for cyber crimes after she allegedly used a fake Facebook account to send a message to herself that looked like it was from Chief Administrative Law Judge Rebecca Roush.

Legislative auditor releases fourth audit report on state Supreme Court

By Kyla Asbury | Sep 10, 2018

The Joint Committee on Government and Finance of the West Virginia Office of the Legislative Auditor published a new audit that expands on the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals' $29 million spend down.

Morrisey urges Congress to fix Fentanyl loophole

By Kyla Asbury | Sep 10, 2018

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is urging Congress to fix a loophole involving Fentanyl, along with a group of 52 state and territory attorneys general.

Partnership between Attorney General, U.S. Attorney sends 14 to prison

By Kyla Asbury | Sep 10, 2018

CHARLESTON — A partnership between Attorney General Patrick Morrisey and U.S. Attorney Bill Powell attempting to rid the state of drug trafficking has secured 14 convictions since it began in 2015.

Law school grad fights opioid epidemic

By Kyla Asbury | Sep 10, 2018

MORGANTOWN — A West Virginia University College of Law graduate discovered her passion to combat the opioid crisis plaguing the state and came up with a plan.

Former student sues Marshall for mishandling sexual assault

By Kyla Asbury | Sep 10, 2018

CHARLESTON — A former Marshall University student is suing the school after she claims the university mishandled an investigation into an alleged sexual assault.

Judge dismisses case against CBS Broadcasting for defamation

By Kyla Asbury | Sep 10, 2018

CHARLESTON — A federal judge ordered a lawsuit against CBS Broadcasting alleging defamation of a Mingo County pharmacist to be dismissed.

Cabell jury returns verdict against First State Bank for $1.5 million

By Kyla Asbury | Sep 7, 2018

HUNTINGTON — A jury returned a verdict in favor of the plaintiff in a lawsuit against The First State Bank for breach of contract.

WVU professor awarded Fulbright Scholar Grant

By Kyla Asbury | Sep 7, 2018

A West Virginia University College of Law professor recently received the prestigious Fulbright Scholar Grant.

Two librarians join WVU law library

By Kyla Asbury | Sep 6, 2018

CHARLESTON — Two librarians have joined West Virginia University (WVU) College of Law's George R. Farmer Jr. Law Library.

Water crisis settlement victims should see checks within a week

By Kyla Asbury | Sep 6, 2018

CHARLESTON — West Virginia residents who filed claims in the water crisis settlement should receive their settlement checks within the next week or so, according to a law firm.

Attorneys seek to limit 'self-serving' statements by Loughry

By Kyla Asbury | Sep 4, 2018

CHARLESTON — Two assistant U.S. attorneys filed a motion in limine in suspended Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry's criminal case.

Cabell Co. jury says Daimler not responsible for Freightliner truck deaths

By Kyla Asbury | Sep 4, 2018

HUNTINGTON — A Cabell County jury found in favor of the defendant in a case against Daimler Trucks North America for the 2010 death of three individuals in an accident on Interstate 64.

Atheist group alleges Parkersburg's Lord's Prayer is illegal

By Kyla Asbury | Aug 31, 2018

CHARLESTON — A lawsuit has been filed against the city of Parkersburg for opening city council meetings with the Lord's Prayer.

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