CHARLESTON – Three of Kanawha County’s seven circuit judges now allow subscribers to an online service to view documents in cases assigned to them.
West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals News
CHARLESTON — The state Supreme Court agrees with recommended sanctions for former state Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry.
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Supreme Court hasn’t decided if it will hear the state Legislature’s appeal regarding the impeachment of state Supreme Court justices, but it has asked Justice Margaret Workman to file a brief in the matter.
CHARLESTON — Kanawha Circuit Judge Joanna Tabit filed pre-candidacy papers today with the West Virginia Secretary of State's Office to run in the 2020 state Supreme Court justice race.
CHARLESTON – Five of the nine members of the state Judicial Investigation Commission, including the former commission chairman, have been replaced.
CLARKSBURG — Two West Virginia magistrates were indicted on wire fraud, mail fraud and obstruction charges on Tuesday.
CHARLESTON – On December 12, 2018, Gov. Jim Justice appointed me to fill the vacant seat on the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia. At that time, I assumed that I would have a reasonable amount of time to make the transition from 23 ½ years on the circuit bench in Raleigh County to taking office and starting my career as a Justice in Charleston. Wrong!
CHARLESTON — Kanawha Circuit Judge Charles King approved a request to stay for a pension involving former state Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry.
CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals recently ruled that the methods used under sate code to determine the value of coal properties does not violate the state Constitution.
CHARLESTON – For more than three years, the state Public Employee Grievance Board has paid $7,500 per month to state Supreme Court Justice Margaret Workman to rent its current headquarters near the state Capitol.
CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals is expected to hear arguments in the fall regarding the state's right-to-work law after Attorney General Patrick Morrisey filed a notice of appeal last month with the court.
CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals ruled that Logan Circuit Court did not err when it denied a man's post-trial motions for judgment asking for a new trial.
CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has sided with the Morgan Circuit Court on a case involving a writ of prohibition filed by the state after a man requested deferred adjudication in a driving under the influence offense.
CHARLESTON — A hearing has been scheduled for June in a case challenging where Gov. Jim Justice resides.
CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals ruled that two appeals in a case against the city of Shepherdstown lacked merit.
CHARLESTON – Former state Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry has reported to a federal prison in South Carolina.
Loughry has the right to appeal, just as we all do, but he also has the option to confess his guilt and start making reparations for the harm he’s done. He could set an example for the rest of us, in case we ever transgress the rules of right behavior. That would make him more appealing.
CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals ruled that former Belle police chief Darrick Cox was rightfully terminated from his position after an investigation.
CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals recently vacated a Berkeley County Circuit Court ruling regarding a dispute over zoning jurisdiction between the City of Martinsburg and the Berkeley County Council.
CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals recently said the Berkeley County Circuit Court rightfully dismissed a couple's nuisance claim against a gun range for injunctive relief but the couple could still pursue a nuisance claim for monetary damages.