Justice Margaret Workman did not file to run again during the filing period that ended at midnight on Jan. 25, according to filings listed online with the Secretary of State’s office. Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has no primary challengers.
CHARLESTON — A top administrative law judge filed a lawsuit against the West Virginia Offices of the Insurance Commissioner and the West Virginia Division of Personnel alleging it discriminated against her based on her gender.
House Bill 2008 was introduced Jan. 8 on the first day of the 2020 legislative session. It would require at least one Supreme Court candidate to receive 40 percent of the vote in the nonpartisan election which takes place during the statewide primary election.
WASHINGTON – For the fourth consecutive year, West Virginia finds itself on the Watch List for the American Tort Reform Association's annual Judicial Hellholes report. In its report, released Dec. 10, ATRA cites instability as the reason for putting the state Supreme Court on watch.
CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has ruled interest was miscalculated in a case involving the West Virginia Department of Transportation-Division of Highways and condemnation blight.
CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals sided with the workers' compensation board of review in an appeal involving a former West Virginia United Health System employee who sought to receive permanent partial disability and was denied.