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JVAC sends recommendations for two circuit court positions to governor

By Chris Dickerson | Nov 1, 2018

CHARLESTON – The state Judicial Vacancy Advisory Commission has provided a list of recommendations to Gov. Jim Justice for two circuit court vacancies.

Recht was a judge who set the standard

By Teresa Toriseva | Oct 31, 2018

WHEELING – The Northern Panhandle has lost one of its great citizens. Judge Arthur Recht, who just last Friday from the bench, bantered with lawyers and enjoyed himself to the fullest in his role as judge, passed away Sunday surrounded by his adoring family.

'Legal giant,' respect judge and justice Recht dies

By Chris Dickerson | Oct 29, 2018

WHEELING – Former state Supreme Court Justice and longtime circuit judge Arthur Recht has died. He was 80. Recht died Oct. 28 at Wheeling Hospital after suffering a stroke.

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