U.S. Supreme Court News

Coal company's request for rehearing of case against EPA denied

By John O'Brien | Jul 29, 2013

The Spruce No. 1 Mine.Photo courtesy of Vivian Stockman/www.ohvec.org. Flyover courtesy of SouthWings.org.

EPA tells D.C. Circuit to let permit decision stand

By John O'Brien | Jul 11, 2013

The Spruce No. 1 Mine.Photo courtesy of Vivian Stockman/www.ohvec.org. Flyover courtesy of SouthWings.org.

Gov. Tomblin signs public financing bill

By John O'Brien | May 8, 2013

CHARLESTON – A bill that continues a public financing program to the 2016 state Supreme Court election was signed into law by Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin on May 1.

Legislature passes public financing bill for SC elections

By John O'Brien | Apr 15, 2013

CHARLESTON – A bill that continues a public financing program to the 2016 state Supreme Court election was approved by the state Legislature on April 13, the final day of its session.

Groups rally to protest 2010 Citizens United decision

By John O'Brien | Feb 19, 2013

Protestors of the U.S. Supreme Court's Citizens United ruling in front of a statute of the late U.S. Sen. Robert Byrd (picture from USAction.org).

Congressional redistricting case dismissed from federal court

By Kyla Asbury | Jan 31, 2013

CHARLESTON – U.S. District Court Judge Robert B. King has dismissed the remaining two counts of a 2011 lawsuit brought by the Jefferson County Commission regarding Congressional redistricting.

When judges say no, they mean no

By The West Virginia Record | Nov 16, 2012

You’ve got to wonder about some lawyers. Are they suicidal, or just IQ challenged?

McGraw among AGs filing brief in Ark. class action case

By John O'Brien | Oct 30, 2012

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – Eighteen state attorneys general, including West Virginia's Darrell McGraw, are worried that plaintiffs attorneys are skirting the rules of the Class Action Fairness Act to curtail the rights of their states’ citizens.

UPDATED: SEC won't appeal state Supreme Court ruling

By Chris Dickerson | Sep 25, 2012

Loughry CHARLESTON – The State Elections Commission on Tuesday voted not to appeal the state Supreme Court's recent ruling on the public financing pilot project for the current Court race.

UPDATED: U.S. SC upholds W.Va. congressional redistricting

By Chris Dickerson | Sep 25, 2012

Kessler WASHINGTON – The United States Supreme Court on Tuesday reversed a lower court ruling, saying the congressional redistricting plan adopted by state leaders last year is fine.

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