CHARLESTON – Gov. Jim Justice has appointed Darl W. Poling of Beckley to become Raleigh Circuit Court's newest judge. The opening was created when Justice appointed lifelong friend John Hutchison to the state Supreme Court to fill former Justice Allen Loughry's seat. Retired judge Charles M. Vickers has been filling Hutchison’s seat in Raleigh County.
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Dissent in Sandy Hook decision says Conn. SC misread federal law, victims shouldn't be allowed to sue Remington
HARTFORD, Conn. (Legal Newsline) - The Connecticut Supreme Court has said family members of victims of the 2012 Sandy Hook school massacre can sue the manufacturer of the Bushmaster rifle used in the assault under a theory the company’s advertising violated the state consumer protection statute.
Gov. Jim Justice has appointed Debra Scudiere of Morgantown as the new circuit judge in Monongalia County and Debra McLaughlin of Berkeley Springs as the new circuit judge in the 23rd Circuit, which includes Morgan, Berkeley and Jefferson counties.
HUNTINGTON — A Huntington attorney has established a scholarship at West Virginia University College of Law to help ease the burden for a law student from his hometown.
CHARLESTON — Two newspaper companies have filed briefs in a federal appellate court in order to obtain information involving the opioid crisis.
MORGANTOWN — Connecticut Supreme Court Justice Richard A. Robinson recently delivered the 2018 Ihlenfeld Lecture at West Virginia University College of Law.
MORGANTOWN — A West Virginia University College of Law professor recently received the Excellence in Agricultural Law for Academica award for his contributions to the agricultural community as an attorney.
CHARLESTON – Tera Salango still is trying to let it all soak in. “It feels good,” Salango said just hours after winning in the Nov. 6 election to become Kanawha County’s newest circuit judge. “I’m excited. It still hasn’t set in, but I’m excited and ready to get to work.
CHARLESTON — Hiram "Buck" Lewis IV wants to get politics out of the judiciary if he is elected to the Supreme Court.
MORGANTOWN — A law professor at West Virginia University College of Law recently spoke at a Harvard University symposium, featuring the topic of 2018 educator walkouts.
MORGANTOWN — West Virginia University College of Law students participated in a donation drive in September in which approximately 5,800 food items were collected and donated.
MORGANTOWN — Two West Virginia University College of Law second-year law students spent time this summer working with Google through its Legal Summer Institute.
MORGANTOWN — The West Virginia University College of Law recently held its Community Service Fair.
CHARLESTON — Two librarians have joined West Virginia University (WVU) College of Law's George R. Farmer Jr. Law Library.
MORGANTOWN — The Innocence Project law clinic with West Virginia University College of Law (WVU) recently helped free a client who had been convicted of a crime he did not commit.
CHARLESTON — Kanawha Circuit Judge Dan Greear says he has enjoyed his first several weeks on the bench while learning the ropes.
MORGANTOWN – Two professors at West Virginia University's recently were appointed to three-year terms as associate deans for the College of Law.
CHARLESTON — A relatively new organization created to promote the welfare, interests and professional development of women attorneys in West Virginia held its first conference in June.
MORGANTOWN—The employment rate for graduates of West Virginia University College of Law in 2017 is higher than the national average, according to recent statistics.
MORGANTOWN -- Gregory Bowman is proud knowing that his fingerprints and insights are all over a profession that he’s given most of his life to serving.