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West Virginia State Senate News
CHARLESTON – Former state Supreme Court Justice Robin Jean Davis’s impeachment trial has been continued.
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.
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.
State Supreme Court puts stop to Workman's impeachment trial; Senate plans to appeal @wvcourts @wvsenate @wvhouse
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.
CHARLESTON – Retired state Supreme Court Justice Robin Jean Davis is seeking a federal injunction to stop her scheduled impeachment trial in the state Senate.
CHARLESTON – State Supreme Court Justice Beth Walker will remain on the bench. After about two hours of deliberation, the state Senate – acting as the jury for the court of impeachment – voted 32-1 not to remove Walker from office.
CHARLESTON – State Supreme Court Justice Beth Walker apologized to taxpayers and to lawmakers for “mistakes I made” that led to her being impeached and on trial for removal from the bench.
CHARLESTON – Chief Justice Margaret Workman says she thinks she is the victim of a political witch hunt. She also says she has done nothing to warrant being impeached and possibly removed from the state Supreme Court.
CHARLESTON — State Supreme Court Justice Beth Walker is ready to begin her impeachment trial.
“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.”
CHARLESTON — An organization is urging Gov. Jim Justice and the West Virginia Senate to conduct clean, transparent and prompt special elections for vacancies on the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals.
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 – In 2016, approximately 64,000 people died of a drug overdose. That’s more than the number of people that would fit into Milan Puskar Stadium. Of those deaths, close to 50,000 were caused by opioids. West Virginia has been the hardest hit state in this national epidemic, with a death rate of 52 people per 100,000.
CHARLESTON – Former state Supreme Court Justice Robin Jean Davis has been served a summons for the upcoming impeachment trial before the state Senate.
Anybody else out there looking to be a state Supreme Court justice? Now’s your chance. You could hardly do worse than the incumbents.
CHARLESTON – The state Senate has approved the proposed rules for the impeachment trials of three state Supreme Court justices.
CHARLESTON – Two more charges have been added to the federal indictment against suspended state Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry.