CHARLESTON – Sept. 17 is Constitution Day and an opportunity to celebrate our rights enshrined there. One of the most important is trial by jury. Thomas Jefferson wrote, “I consider [trial by jury] as the only anchor yet imagined by man, by which a government can be held to the principles of its constitution.”
CHARLESTON – Two people who suffered serious and permanent injuries when a state truck crashed into their car filed suit against the West Virginia Office of Fleet Management, its director, and the driver of the truck.
Supreme Court Chief Justice Beth Walker has appointed Twenty-Second Judicial Circuit (Hampshire, Hardy and Pendleton Counties) Judge C. Carter Williams to lead the West Virginia Court Improvement Program (CIP) Oversight Board.
Twenty-Third Judicial Circuit (Berkeley, Jefferson, and Morgan Counties) Chief Judge Michael D. Lorensen has appointed Arthena Roper to serve as a Magistrate in Jefferson County. She will replace Magistrate Mary Paul Rissler, who will retire on November 29, 2019.
CHARLESTON — A Charleston attorney is now representing the families of five veterans whose deaths were deemed suspicious as part of the ongoing investigation into incidents that happened at the Clarksburg Veterans Administration Medical Center.
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) - Purdue Pharma filed for bankruptcy protection, as expected, setting off an expensive process the company says is the only way to “bring order to the unrelenting chaos” of “piecemeal litigation” against it.
CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is leading a group of officials from 20 states in supporting the Trump Administration’s pro-coal, Affordable Clean Energy rule as it faces a challenge in court by Democrat attorneys general.
CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is praising the Trump administration’s decision to repeal the Waters of the United States rule, which the Attorney General has previously characterized as an unlawful power grab from the Obama era.