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'Legal giant,' respect judge and justice Recht dies

By Chris Dickerson | Oct 29, 2018

WHEELING – Former state Supreme Court Justice and longtime circuit judge Arthur Recht has died. He was 80. Recht died Oct. 28 at Wheeling Hospital after suffering a stroke.

Supreme Court candidate Thompson seeks to help families, children

By Kyla Asbury | Oct 29, 2018

CHARLESTON — Supreme Court candidate Will Thompson wants to establish a family drug court if is elected in November.

Acting Supreme Court says Loughry, Davis impeachment trials shouldn't happen either

By Chris Dickerson | Oct 25, 2018

CHARLESTON – An acting state Supreme Court has issued an order saying the impeachment trials of convicted and suspended Justice Allen Loughry and retired Justice Robin Jean Davis shouldn’t take place either.

Supreme Court candidate Tabit seeks more accountability for judiciary

By Kyla Asbury | Oct 25, 2018

CHARLESTON — Supreme Court of Appeals candidate Joanna I. Tabit hopes to instill more accountability to the state's judiciary if she is elected in November.

Supreme Court candidate Long seeks to strengthen guardian ad Litem program

By Kyla Asbury | Oct 25, 2018

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Supreme Court candidate Brenden D. Long wants to strengthen a program in family court involving guardians ad Litem if he is elected to the state Supreme Court of Appeals in November.

State board to hear judicial complaints against Loughry just before his federal sentencing

By Chris Dickerson | Oct 24, 2018

CHARLESTON – The state Judicial Hearing Board has scheduled a hearing against convicted and suspended state Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry.

State Supreme Court says Braxton court rightfully granted summary judgment in Windstream easements case

By Kyla Asbury | Oct 23, 2018

CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals issued a memorandum decision in an appeal involving Windstream Communications.

Report: Northern Panhandle judicial candidate had domestic violence petition filed against her in 2011

By Chris Dickerson | Oct 22, 2018

WHEELING – One of the candidates for a vacant circuit judge position in the Northern Panhandle had a domestic violence petition filed against her in 2011.

State Judicial Disciplinary Counsel wants stay lifted, expedited hearing against Loughry

By Chris Dickerson | Oct 22, 2018

CHARLESTON – The state Judicial Disciplinary Counsel wants to lift a stay and expedite a disciplinary hearing against convicted and suspended state Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry.

Governor says Loughry should resign

By Chris Dickerson | Oct 22, 2018

CHARLESTON – Gov. Jim Justice says convicted and suspended state Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry should resign.

Loughry asks state Supreme Court to block his impending impeachment trial as well

By Chris Dickerson | Oct 19, 2018

CHARLESTON – Convicted and suspended state Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry wants his impending impeachment trial in the state Senate to be stopped.

Walker thankful following acquittal, eager to get back to work of being a justice

By Chris Dickerson | Oct 19, 2018

CHARLESTON – Following her acquittal, state Supreme Court Justice Beth Walker is thankful and excited to be back on the bench.

West Virginia Women Attorneys to host state Supreme Court candidate forum Oct. 25

By Kyla Asbury | Oct 19, 2018

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Women Attorneys (WVWA) is playing host to a candidate forum for the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals candidates Oct. 25.

Justice files response regarding residency suit

By Kyla Asbury | Oct 17, 2018

CHARLESTON — Gov. Jim Justice filed a response to a petition for writ of mandamus filed against him claiming he isn’t following the Constitution because he doesn’t live in the seat of government.

Huntington Chamber PAC endorses Manchin for Senate, Wilkes and Jenkins for Court

By Chris Dickerson | Oct 17, 2018

HUNTINGTON – HuntPAC, the Political Action Committee for the Huntington Regional Chamber of Commerce, has announced its endorsements for candidates for two statewide races in next month's general election.

Justices to support Amendment 2, giving Legislature more oversight of court budget

By Chris Dickerson | Oct 16, 2018

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.

Davis's impeachment trial continued

By Chris Dickerson | Oct 16, 2018

CHARLESTON – Former state Supreme Court Justice Robin Jean Davis’s impeachment trial has been continued.

Following state Supreme Court ruling, Workman's impeachment trial doesn't begin

By Chris Dickerson | Oct 15, 2018

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.

Davis wants Workman ruling expanded to stop her impeachment trial, too

By Chris Dickerson | Oct 15, 2018

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.

Jury says Loughry guilty on 11 federal counts

By Kyla Asbury | Oct 12, 2018

CHARLESTON — A federal jury returned a verdict on Friday, finding suspended West Virginia Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry II guilty on 11 counts and not guilty on 10 counts. The jury couldn't reach a decision on one count.

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