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Supreme Court sides with police department in appeal by officers

By Kyla Asbury | Jun 24, 2019

CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals sided with the Martinsburg Police Civil Service Commission in a case challenging the commission’s decision to award points to a candidate on competitive exam for promotion based on education credentials.

U.S. Supreme Court puts impeachment petitions on its Oct. 1 conference agenda

By Chris Dickerson | Jun 19, 2019

WASHINGTON – The United States Supreme Court will take a closer look at two petitions regarding the impeachment of members of West Virginia’s Supreme Court this fall.

Douglas files pre-candidacy papers to run in 2020 Supreme Court race

By Kyla Asbury | Jun 17, 2019

CHARLESTON — Kanawha Family Court Judge Jim Douglas filed pre-candidacy papers to run for Supreme Court justice in 2020.

Supreme Court says trial court didn't err in refusing to grant new trial

By Kyla Asbury | Jun 14, 2019

CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals affirmed a lower court decision in denying a new trial in a lawsuit involving a Huntington obstetrician.

Supreme Court suspends license of Wheeling attorney for heroin addiction

By Kyla Asbury | Jun 10, 2019

CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals suspended the law license of a Wheeling attorney for an incident involving heroin.

Supreme Court suspends attorney's law license for drug abuse

By Kyla Asbury | Jun 10, 2019

CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals ordered the suspension of an attorney for violating the Rules of Professional Conduct.

Schwartz files pre-candidacy papers for 2020 Supreme Court race

By Kyla Asbury | Jun 9, 2019

CHARLESTON — Bill Schwartz filed pre-candidacy papers with the West Virginia Secretary of State's Office to run in the 2020 state Supreme Court justice race.

W.Va. Supreme Court ruling could impact future potential class-action lawsuits

By Chris Dickerson | Jun 5, 2019

CHARLESTON – A state Supreme Court ruling could change the way state courts have to look at certifying classes in potential class-action lawsuits.

Jasper, the whippet with a lengthy court battle, dies

By Kyla Asbury | May 30, 2019

BECKLEY — Jasper, the small whippet mix that was sentenced to be euthanized in 2015 for biting two children has been euthanized, "Justice for Jasper" announced on Facebook.

Workman files brief saying why U.S. Supreme Court should deny Legislature's impeachment appeals

By Chris Dickerson | May 28, 2019

WASHINGTON – Attorneys for state Supreme Court Justice Margaret Workman believe the U.S. Supreme Court should deny the state Legislature’s appeals regarding last year’s impeachment proceedings.

State Supreme Court agrees with recommended sanctions for Loughry

By Chris Dickerson | May 17, 2019

CHARLESTON — The state Supreme Court agrees with recommended sanctions for former state Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry.

U.S. Supreme Court wants to hear from Workman before it discusses impeachment case

By Chris Dickerson | May 15, 2019

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Supreme Court hasn’t decided if it will hear the state Legislature’s appeal regarding the impeachment of state Supreme Court justices, but it has asked Justice Margaret Workman to file a brief in the matter.

Tabit files pre-candidacy papers for 2020 Supreme Court race

By Kyla Asbury | May 14, 2019

CHARLESTON — Kanawha Circuit Judge Joanna Tabit filed pre-candidacy papers today with the West Virginia Secretary of State's Office to run in the 2020 state Supreme Court justice race.

State Supreme Court replaces majority of Judicial Investigation Commission

By Chris Dickerson | May 10, 2019

CHARLESTON – Five of the nine members of the state Judicial Investigation Commission, including the former commission chairman, have been replaced.

Judge agrees to stay Loughry pension case

By Kyla Asbury | May 5, 2019

CHARLESTON — Kanawha Circuit Judge Charles King approved a request to stay for a pension involving former state Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry.

Justices say methods used to determine coal property values don't violate state Constitution

By Kyla Asbury | May 2, 2019

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals recently ruled that the methods used under sate code to determine the value of coal properties does not violate the state Constitution.

State has paid Workman nearly $750,000 to lease PEGB offices for 10 years

By Chris Dickerson | May 1, 2019

CHARLESTON – For more than three years, the state Public Employee Grievance Board has paid $7,500 per month to state Supreme Court Justice Margaret Workman to rent its current headquarters near the state Capitol.

AFL-CIO 'not surprised' by Morrisey appeal of ruling on right-to-work law

By Kyla Asbury | Apr 25, 2019

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals is expected to hear arguments in the fall regarding the state's right-to-work law after Attorney General Patrick Morrisey filed a notice of appeal last month with the court.

Supreme Court says Logan County deputy violated man's rights by removing him from home

By Kyla Asbury | Apr 24, 2019

CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals ruled that Logan Circuit Court did not err when it denied a man's post-trial motions for judgment asking for a new trial.

Supreme Court weighs validity of deferred adjudication for individual's 2nd DUI charge

By Kyla Asbury | Apr 23, 2019

CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has sided with the Morgan Circuit Court on a case involving a writ of prohibition filed by the state after a man requested deferred adjudication in a driving under the influence offense.

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