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Bringing the nation's judicial leaders to West Virginia

CHARLESTON – My fellow West Virginia Supreme Court Justices and I had the distinct pleasure of hosting Chief Justices and State Court Administrators from 47 states, several territories, and Washington, D.C., at The Greenbrier in July for a gathering focusing on elder law, a topic that has been a special interest of mine for many years.

Juvenile Justice Commission’s work visionary, important

CHARLESTON – It is the prerogative of the Chief Justice to have a special project. It focuses the attention of the entire court system toward one goal for that year.

Truancy: We are making progress

CHARLESTON -- When the Supreme Court launched an initiative in 2011 to coordinate judicial truancy programs in West Virginia, we knew it would not be an easy task.