West Virginia Record

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

U.S. Supreme Court

Recent News About U.S. Supreme Court

  • U.S. Supreme Court denies AGs' petition on tobacco

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Supreme Court has delivered a monumental blow to the biggest tobacco deal in the land.

  • Former WVU president Gee to speak at College of Law

    Gee MORGANTOWN -- E. Gordon Gee, the former West Virginia president and law dean who helped grow the University during his tenure, will deliver the Edward G. Donley Memorial Lecture next week at the College of Law.

  • Truly magnetic

    Larry Starcher is a member of West Virginia's Supreme Court of Appeals, elected to dispense justice for the people of the Mountain State.

  • U.S. Supreme Court sends case back to state high court

    CHARLESTON – The United States Supreme Court on Monday ordered the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals to reconsider a 2005 decision that upheld a Morgan County man's conviction on sexual assault charges.

  • U.S. Supreme Court lets W.Va. coal severance taxes ruling stand

    CHARLESTON – The United States Supreme Court on Monday refused an appeal from coal and steel companies challenging the constitutionality of West Virginia's coal severance taxes.

  • See no evil?

    A dirty little secret of most media bias is that it is invisible. Hunt hard for that offending word or slanted sentence, but you'll usually come up empty-handed.

  • Pritt loses libel suit

    Charlotte Pritt FAYETTEVILLE - Former Democratic gubernatorial candidate Charlotte Pritt lost her case Monday to have two Republican organizations who ran advertisements against her held libel for her loss in the 1996 election.

  • Coal severance tax upheld by state Supreme Court

    CHARLESTON – The state Supreme Court has upheld the state's right to tax coal exports after coal companies argued that the severance tax actually is a sales tax and a violation of federal protections for interstate commerce.