CHARLESTON – Earlier this month, the United States Supreme Court handed a victory to West Virginia’s efforts to run fair and clean elections. This victory goes to our 55 county clerks and our dedicated elections staff who work day in and day out to ensure the integrity of our voter registration system.
U.S. Supreme Court News
Morrisey praises U.S. Supreme Court ruling in wedding cake case
CHARLESTON – A U.S. Supreme Court ruling makes sports gambling legal across the country, and West Virginia already is ahead of the game.
CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's office is seeking to protect Mountain State farmers and consumers by challenging a Massachusetts law that attempts to impose unlawful agricultural regulations on other states.
MORGANTOWN – Less than a month since a man who spent 20 years in prison for raping his 5-year-old daughter was freed, the director of the West Virginia Innocence Project explained why the program does what it does.
CHARLESTON – Eric Smith, the owner of Lexmark printer cartridge recycler Impression Products, feels that a May 2017 U.S. Supreme Court ruling that exempts entities who resell, refurbish and repair used products from patent laws is good for his industry as a whole.
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear the appeal of former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship.
CHARLESTON – The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear the appeal of Nicholas Circuit Court Judge Stephen O. Callaghan. On Sept. 25, the Supreme Court, the Supreme Court justices considered hearing arguments. They denied the petition on Oct. 2.
WASHINGTON – Don Blankenship’s legal team says the U.S. Supreme Court should hear his criminal appeal to ensure other corporate leaders don’t face similar prosecution for workplace safety violations in the future.
CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is leading a 21-state coalition in urging the U.S. Supreme Court to defend the rights of gun owners in West Virginia and beyond.
WASHINGTON – A U.S. Supreme Court decision that requires Missouri to fund church preschools, just as they do other preschools, could change the way the court reviews the Establishment Clause and Religion Clauses.
WASHINGTON – The Department of Justice has been given an extra month to respond to former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship’s request to have the U.S. Supreme Court hear an appeal of his conviction.
CHARLESTON – The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case regarding a state’s actions in maintaining voter registration lists. West Virginia, along with 14 other states, petitioned the court in support of Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted in March. The Supreme Court announced its agreement to hear the case on May 30.
CHARLESTON – The U.S. Supreme Court has sided with a Charleston business in a patents rights case filed by Lexmark against Impression Products in 2010. Lexmark sued Impression alleging patent infringement after Impression refilled and resold used Lexmark toner cartridges.
WASHINGTON – Don Blankenship’s legal team formally has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to hear his appeal. Attorneys for the former Massey Energy CEO filed the petition May 25 asking the Justices to take up an appeal of his criminal mine safety conviction. They say the U.S. District Court in Charleston and the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Va., both erred in rulings, and they claim Blankenship was a victim of politics.
CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey and other Republicans praised the U.S. Senate's confirmation of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court.
"We're getting Gorsuch as a justice "He's got a brilliant legal mind "Oh, Mama mia!
WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin says he will vote to confirm Neil Gorsuch for the U.S. Supreme Court. Manchin made the announcement March 30, becoming the first Democrat to say he’d vote for President Trump’s nominee.
WASHINGTON – Few individuals over the last century have impacted the American legal discourse as profoundly as the late Justice Antonin Scalia.
CHARLESTON – Several West Virginia Republican leaders have voiced their support for President Trump’s nomination of Neil Gorsuch to the U.S.