West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals News

State Supreme Court says Braxton court rightfully granted summary judgment in Windstream easements case

By Kyla Asbury | Oct 23, 2018

CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals issued a memorandum decision in an appeal involving Windstream Communications.

State Judicial Disciplinary Counsel wants stay lifted, expedited hearing against Loughry

By Chris Dickerson | Oct 22, 2018

CHARLESTON – The state Judicial Disciplinary Counsel wants to lift a stay and expedite a disciplinary hearing against convicted and suspended state Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry.

Governor says Loughry should resign

By Chris Dickerson | Oct 22, 2018

CHARLESTON – Gov. Jim Justice says convicted and suspended state Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry should resign.

State Supreme Court annuls law licenses for Ketchum, four others

By Kyla Asbury | Oct 22, 2018

CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has annulled the law licenses of five West Virginia attorneys, including former Justice Menis Ketchum.

Loughry asks state Supreme Court to block his impending impeachment trial as well

By Chris Dickerson | Oct 19, 2018

CHARLESTON – Convicted and suspended state Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry wants his impending impeachment trial in the state Senate to be stopped.

Walker thankful following acquittal, eager to get back to work of being a justice

By Chris Dickerson | Oct 19, 2018

CHARLESTON – Following her acquittal, state Supreme Court Justice Beth Walker is thankful and excited to be back on the bench.

West Virginia Women Attorneys to host state Supreme Court candidate forum Oct. 25

By Kyla Asbury | Oct 19, 2018

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Women Attorneys (WVWA) is playing host to a candidate forum for the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals candidates Oct. 25.

Justice files response regarding residency suit

By Kyla Asbury | Oct 17, 2018

CHARLESTON — Gov. Jim Justice filed a response to a petition for writ of mandamus filed against him claiming he isn’t following the Constitution because he doesn’t live in the seat of government.

State Senate should respect Supreme Court impeachment ruling

By The West Virginia Record | Oct 17, 2018

“If we do not stop the infighting, work together, and follow the rules ... we will destroy ourselves.”

Justices to support Amendment 2, giving Legislature more oversight of court budget

By Chris Dickerson | Oct 16, 2018

CHARLESTON – The state Supreme Court has voted to support the constitutional amendment that would give the state Legislature more oversight of the court system’s purse.

Davis's impeachment trial continued

By Chris Dickerson | Oct 16, 2018

CHARLESTON – Former state Supreme Court Justice Robin Jean Davis’s impeachment trial has been continued.

Following state Supreme Court ruling, Workman's impeachment trial doesn't begin

By Chris Dickerson | Oct 15, 2018

CHARLESTON – The impeachment trial of Chief Justice Margaret Workman didn’t begin as scheduled following a state Supreme Court ruling last week putting a stop to it.

Davis wants Workman ruling expanded to stop her impeachment trial, too

By Chris Dickerson | Oct 15, 2018

CHARLESTON – Former Justice Robin Jean Davis has asked the state Supreme Court to expand a ruling stopping Chief Justice Margaret Workman’s impeachment trial to her impending trial as well.

Jury says Loughry guilty on 11 federal counts

By Kyla Asbury | Oct 12, 2018

CHARLESTON — A federal jury returned a verdict on Friday, finding suspended West Virginia Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry II guilty on 11 counts and not guilty on 10 counts. The jury couldn't reach a decision on one count.

Supreme Court issues opinion in Blankenship's denial

By Kyla Asbury | Oct 11, 2018

CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals issued its opinion on its order denying Don Blankenship's writ of mandamus to appear on the November ballot as the Constitution Party's nominee.

State Supreme Court puts stop to Workman's impeachment trial; Senate plans to appeal

By Chris Dickerson | Oct 11, 2018

State Supreme Court puts stop to Workman's impeachment trial; Senate plans to appeal @wvcourts @wvsenate @wvhouse

Loughry case goes to jury after closing arguments

By Kyla Asbury | Oct 10, 2018

CHARLESTON — With closing arguments completed in suspended West Virginia Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry II's criminal case, the jury is now tasked with deciding his fate.

House board denies claims in Workman's impeachment motions, says lawmakers are acting properly

By Chris Dickerson | Oct 10, 2018

CHARLESTON – A House of Delegates board of managers handling the impeachment trials against four state Supreme Court justices has filed responses to Chief Justice Margaret Workman’s effort to have her case dismissed, saying the process is different than a typical judicial case.

Jurors hear audio of Loughry possibly tampering with witness about office renovation costs

By Chris Dickerson | Oct 5, 2018

CHARLESTON – Jurors heard testimony about possible witness tampering in the federal trial of suspended state Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry. @wvcourts

Benjamin testifies about Loughry feuding with Davis, others over use of court vehicles

By Chris Dickerson | Oct 4, 2018

CHARLESTON – A former state Supreme Court justice recalled feuding among the justices regarding use of state vehicles and a discussion with Justice Allen Loughry about an antique desk.

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