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W.Va. assistant AG to clerk for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Thomas

By Dawn Geske | Nov 28, 2016

CHARLESTON – A West Virginia assistant attorney general has been named as a clerk for U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Clarence Thomas.

Court candidates talk at Chamber forum

By Chris Dickerson | Aug 30, 2012

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.

Yoder campaign trail detoured by recovery

By Chris Dickerson | Apr 27, 2012

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.

WVU College of Law to house First Amendment scholar's papers

By The West Virginia Record | Oct 6, 2011

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.

PERSONNEL FILE: Robinson & McElwee elects management committee to 3-year term

By The West Virginia Record | Jan 20, 2011

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.

Yoder offers change for Supreme Court

By Chris Dickerson | Oct 22, 2010

HARPERS FERRY -- If West Virginians want change this year, John Yoder says he can provide it.

Tort liability lecture scheduled for Sept. 30 at WVU

By The West Virginia Record | Sep 24, 2009

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.

WVU's DarwinFest talk focuses on legal issues of teaching intelligent design

By The West Virginia Record | Feb 4, 2009

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.

Attorney: W. Va. SC ignoring law for benefit of trial lawyers

By John O'Brien | Jul 16, 2007

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.

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