CHARLESTON – A West Virginia assistant attorney general has been named as a clerk for U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Clarence Thomas.
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Allen Loughry speaks Wednesday during a state Supreme Court candidate forum at The Greenbrier. (Photo by Chris Dickerson) WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS – The four candidates for the state Supreme Court have made their pitches to West Virginia's corporate boardroom.
HARPERS FERRY – John Yoder knew he'd be on the campaign trail this spring, but he didn't expect to be on the road to recovery as well.
Baker MORGANTOWN -– West Virginia University's College of Law will house the collected works of C. Edwin Baker, a renowned First Amendment and media legal scholar and attorney.
George CHARLESTON -– The membership of Robinson & McElwee has elected Kent J. George to a fifth three-year term as Managing Member. Also elected to serve three-year terms as Assistant Managing Members were Douglas C. McElwee and David L. Yaussy.
HARPERS FERRY -- If West Virginians want change this year, John Yoder says he can provide it.
Epp MORGANTOWN -- West Virginia University's Department of Political Science presents the John R. Williams Memorial Lecture, titled "Making Rights Real: How Tort Liability Reformed Local Government," given by Charles R. Epp, professor and director of the Department of Public Administration's doctoral program at the University of Kansas.
West Virginia University is celebrating the 200th birthday of Charles Darwin with DarwinFest, a series of talks and presentations examining the naturalist's work. The events run from February through early April. MORGANTOWN -- The legal issues surrounding the teaching of intelligent design in public schools will be the topic of a talk Feb. 9 at West Virginia University.
Frank CHARLESTON - When a state's legal reputation is so poor that it is widely regarded as the worst in which to do business, it is normally pretty hard to shock the legal community.