CHARLESTON —Kanawha Family Court judge Jim Douglas announced that he will be running in the next special election for West Virginia Supreme Court justice.
CHARLESTON – Former state Supreme Court Justice Menis Ketchum has agreed to plead guilty to a federal information.
CHARLESTON – The special election to fill retired Justice Menis Ketchum’s seat on the state Supreme Court officially will be on the Nov. 6 general election ballot.
CHARLESTON — The House Judiciary Committee examined evidence from several exhibits today during the impeachment hearings.
CHARLESTON — The Judicial Investigation Commission has issued letters to the three remaining justices of the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, informing them that the complaints against them were being closed.
CHARLESTON — Today’s impeachment hearings for West Virginia Supreme Court justices ended with a delay of a tour of the justices’ offices until next week.
CHARLESTON – A federal grand jury had added another charge to suspended state Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry's indictment.
CHARLESTON – The swearing-in ceremony for newly appointed Kanawha Circuit Judge Dan Greear is scheduled for July 23.
CHARLESTON – The state Supreme Court’s interim administrative director says the impeachment proceedings being conducted by the Legislature is “a full-fledged fishing expedition.”
CHARLESTON – Much of the questioning during the first day of impeachment proceedings against members of the state Supreme Court focused on vehicle use by Justice Robin Jean Davis and suspended Justice Allen Loughry.
CHARLESTON — Back in May, the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals issued a ruling that Camden Clark Hospital wrongfully disclosed medical records involving mental health in a subpoena. Kanawha Circuit Judge Tod J. Kaufman, sitting on the bench by special assignment in the case, agreed with the decision.
CHARLESTON – Menis Ketchum is retiring and resigning from the state Supreme Court. It's effective July 27.
CHARLESTON — An Ohio County magistrate has been suspended without pay after being indicted on charges of wire fraud, bribery and tax fraud.
CHARLESTON — A Charleston attorney filed pre-candidacy papers for the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals last month in a bid to fix, what he calls, a broken system.
CHARLESTON – An expert on judicial ethics says every day Allen Loughry remains on the state Supreme Court is a travesty, but he also thinks it’s good to remind people that impeachment can be a practical tool as well.
CHARLESTON – The House Judiciary Committee will resume work on Supreme Court impeachment proceedings on July 12.
CHARLESTON – The state Judicial Hearing Board has issued a stay in the Judicial Disciplinary Counsel’s matter against suspended state Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry pending federal criminal charges.
CHARLESTON – The former administrative director of the state Supreme Court has a new job with a new state agency, and he will be making nearly $182,000 in salary and retirement.