CHARLESTON – The state Supreme Court has voted to support the constitutional amendment that would give the state Legislature more oversight of the court system’s purse.
CHARLESTON – A Democratic political group has filed a lawsuit claiming state Attorney General Patrick Morrisey’s office has failed to provide public records about its dealing with several drug companies.
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.
WASHINGTON — Morgantown attorney Tom Kleeh has been confirmed as a federal judge for West Virginia's Northern District.
State Supreme Court puts stop to Workman's impeachment trial; Senate plans to appeal @wvcourts @wvsenate @wvhouse
CHARLESTON – The state Judicial Vacancy Advisory Commission will conduct interviews for circuit court vacancies in the Northern Panhandle and Fayette County later this month.
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.
A magistrate judge recommended that a bellwether trial against the opioid industry proceed, rejecting nearly all the arguments presented by manufacturers, distributors and retailers in their motions to dismiss hundreds of lawsuits accusing them of causing a national crisis.
When news of Sen. Joe Manchin's plan to vote for Kavanaugh came out, there were mixed reactions. But most people seemed to be unhappy with Manchin's decision.
CHARLESTON – U.S. Senator Joe Manchin says he’ll vote to put federal Judge Brett Kavanaugh on the U.S. Supreme Court, and his election opponent says the senator simply caved to pressure from a majority of West Virginians.
CHARLESTON – Jurors heard testimony about possible witness tampering in the federal trial of suspended state Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry. @wvcourts
CHARLESTON – A former state Supreme Court justice recalled feuding among the justices regarding use of state vehicles and a discussion with Justice Allen Loughry about an antique desk.
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.
CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has entered a scheduling order, giving Gov. Jim Justice until Oct. 16 to respond to a petition challenging where he lives.
CHARLESTON – Suspended state Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry will take the stand in his federal trial.
CHARLESTON – Retired state Supreme Court Justice Robin Jean Davis is seeking a federal injunction to stop her scheduled impeachment trial in the state Senate.