West Virginia House of Delegates News

Workman argues that logic and common sense are not lawful

By The West Virginia Record | Sep 25, 2018

“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.”

Workman wants articles of impeachment against her dismissed, also seeks trial delay

By Chris Dickerson | Sep 24, 2018

CHARLESTON – State Supreme Court Chief Justice Margaret Workman has filed motions with the state Senate to have the articles of impeachment against her dismissed.

Attorney seeks to nullify Justice's Supreme Court appointments and Jenkins' spot on ballot

By Chris Dickerson | Sep 13, 2018

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.

Despite retirement, Davis receives summons for Senate impeachment trials

By Chris Dickerson | Aug 30, 2018

CHARLESTON – Former state Supreme Court Justice Robin Jean Davis has been served a summons for the upcoming impeachment trial before the state Senate.

Armstead steps down from House to focus on Supreme Court bid

By Chris Dickerson | Aug 21, 2018

CHARLESTON – Speaker Tim Armstead has resigned from his House of Delegates seat to run for the state Supreme Court.

Hurry! Hurry! These supreme court seats won’t last long

By The West Virginia Record | Aug 21, 2018

Anybody else out there looking to be a state Supreme Court justice? Now’s your chance. You could hardly do worse than the incumbents.

Senate approves proposed rules for Supreme Court impeachment trials

By Chris Dickerson | Aug 20, 2018

CHARLESTON – The state Senate has approved the proposed rules for the impeachment trials of three state Supreme Court justices.

Senate to meet Aug. 20 to establish rules for impeachment trials

By Chris Dickerson | Aug 15, 2018

CHARLESTON – State lawmakers still are talking about the impeachment of the entire state Supreme Court.

Grand jury tacks on two more charges to Loughry's federal indictment

By Chris Dickerson | Aug 15, 2018

CHARLESTON – Two more charges have been added to the federal indictment against suspended state Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry.

Davis retires from state Supreme Court; Workman, Walker won't step down

By Chris Dickerson | Aug 14, 2018

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.

House votes to impeach all current Justices

By Chris Dickerson | Aug 13, 2018

CHARLESTON – After more than 15 hours of debate, the House of Delegates has voted to impeach all four current state Supreme Court justices.

Justice Davis joins Loughry on the hot seat

By The West Virginia Record | Aug 7, 2018

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.

House will hear articles impeachment against four remaining state Supreme Court justices

By Chris Dickerson | Aug 7, 2018

CHARLESTON – The House Judiciary Committee has introduced articles of impeachment against all remaining members of the state Supreme Court.

Committee tours state Supreme Court offices as impeachment proceedings resume

By Chris Dickerson | Aug 6, 2018

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.

WV CALA wants House panel to look deeper into Davis connection with Fuller

By Chris Dickerson | Aug 2, 2018

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.

Democratic committee members demand immediate action, impeachment of Loughry

By Chris Dickerson | Aug 1, 2018

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.

Supreme Court says impeachment proceedings are a 'fishing expedition'

By Chris Dickerson | Jul 13, 2018

CHARLESTON – The state Supreme Court’s interim administrative director says the impeachment proceedings being conducted by the Legislature is “a full-fledged fishing expedition.”

First day of questions in impeachment hearings focus on vehicle use by Loughry, Davis

By Chris Dickerson | Jul 12, 2018

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.

Judicial ethics expert: Reminding people of impeachment powers in Loughry case is good

By Chris Dickerson | Jul 9, 2018

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.

House Judiciary to convene July 12 to continue Supreme Court impeachment proceedings

By Chris Dickerson | Jul 5, 2018

CHARLESTON – The House Judiciary Committee will resume work on Supreme Court impeachment proceedings on July 12.

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