“On August 13, 2018, the West Virginia House of Delegates broke the law,” charges one of five state Supreme Court justices whose egregious misbehavior prompted the alleged law-breaking by the delegates. “On that day, the House adopted numerous Articles of Impeachment setting the petitioner to stand trial before the West Virginia Senate.”
West Virginia House of Delegates News
CHARLESTON – State Supreme Court Chief Justice Margaret Workman has filed motions with the state Senate to have the articles of impeachment against her dismissed.
CHARLESTON – A Charleston attorney who is seeking a seat on the state Supreme Court has filed a legal challenge to Gov. Jim Justice’s temporary appointments to the court and to Evan Jenkins’ qualifications to being a justice.
CHARLESTON – Former state Supreme Court Justice Robin Jean Davis has been served a summons for the upcoming impeachment trial before the state Senate.
CHARLESTON – Speaker Tim Armstead has resigned from his House of Delegates seat to run for the state Supreme Court.
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CHARLESTON – The state Senate has approved the proposed rules for the impeachment trials of three state Supreme Court justices.
CHARLESTON – State lawmakers still are talking about the impeachment of the entire state Supreme Court.
CHARLESTON – Two more charges have been added to the federal indictment against suspended state Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry.
CHARLESTON – Robin Jean Davis has retired from the West Virginia Supreme Court, while Chief Justice Margaret Workman and Justice Beth Walker say they won't step down.
CHARLESTON – After more than 15 hours of debate, the House of Delegates has voted to impeach all four current state Supreme Court justices.
Justice Allen Loughry is not the only one under scrutiny during the House Judiciary Committee’s impeachment proceedings. Justice Robin Davis’ “questionable behavior” has prompted one legal reformer to recommend additional lines of inquiry.
CHARLESTON – The House Judiciary Committee has introduced articles of impeachment against all remaining members of the state Supreme Court.
CHARLESTON – Members of the House Judiciary Committee resumed state Supreme Court impeachment proceedings Aug. 6, and it included a tour of the court offices at the state Capitol.
CHARLESTON – A statewide legal reform group says the House Judiciary Committee needs to investigate connections between state Supreme Court Justice Robin Jean Davis and Mississippi attorney Michael Fuller in its impeachment proceedings.
CHARLESTON – Saying there is "more than enough" evidence to do so, the Democratic members of the House Judiciary Committee are calling for the impeachment of suspended state Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry.
CHARLESTON – The state Supreme Court’s interim administrative director says the impeachment proceedings being conducted by the Legislature is “a full-fledged fishing expedition.”
CHARLESTON – Much of the questioning during the first day of impeachment proceedings against members of the state Supreme Court focused on vehicle use by Justice Robin Jean Davis and suspended Justice Allen Loughry.
CHARLESTON – An expert on judicial ethics says every day Allen Loughry remains on the state Supreme Court is a travesty, but he also thinks it’s good to remind people that impeachment can be a practical tool as well.