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Supreme Court issues opinion in Blankenship's denial

By Kyla Asbury | Oct 11, 2018

CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals issued its opinion on its order denying Don Blankenship's writ of mandamus to appear on the November ballot as the Constitution Party's nominee.

State Supreme Court puts stop to Workman's impeachment trial; Senate plans to appeal

By Chris Dickerson | Oct 11, 2018

State Supreme Court puts stop to Workman's impeachment trial; Senate plans to appeal @wvcourts @wvsenate @wvhouse

Loughry case goes to jury after closing arguments

By Kyla Asbury | Oct 10, 2018

CHARLESTON — With closing arguments completed in suspended West Virginia Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry II's criminal case, the jury is now tasked with deciding his fate.

House board denies claims in Workman's impeachment motions, says lawmakers are acting properly

By Chris Dickerson | Oct 10, 2018

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.

Jurors hear audio of Loughry possibly tampering with witness about office renovation costs

By Chris Dickerson | Oct 5, 2018

CHARLESTON – Jurors heard testimony about possible witness tampering in the federal trial of suspended state Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry. @wvcourts

Benjamin testifies about Loughry feuding with Davis, others over use of court vehicles

By Chris Dickerson | Oct 4, 2018

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.

Scheduling order filed in Justice residency petition

By Kyla Asbury | Oct 3, 2018

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.

Loughry will take the stand in his federal trial; three charges dropped

By Chris Dickerson | Oct 3, 2018

CHARLESTON – Suspended state Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry will take the stand in his federal trial.

Davis seeks federal injunction to stop her impeachment trial in state Senate

By Chris Dickerson | Oct 3, 2018

CHARLESTON – Retired state Supreme Court Justice Robin Jean Davis is seeking a federal injunction to stop her scheduled impeachment trial in the state Senate.

Walker avoids removal from Supreme Court bench, state Senate votes 32-1 in her favor

By Chris Dickerson | Oct 2, 2018

CHARLESTON – State Supreme Court Justice Beth Walker will remain on the bench. After about two hours of deliberation, the state Senate – acting as the jury for the court of impeachment – voted 32-1 not to remove Walker from office.

Jenkins sworn in as justice, but legal challenge to his appointment might not be over

By Chris Dickerson | Oct 1, 2018

CHARLESTON – Evan Jenkins was sworn in as a state Supreme Court Justice, but a legal challenge to his appointment and his position on the Nov. 6 ballot might not be over.

Walker apologizes for 'mistakes' during testimony, says she still shouldn't be removed from bench

By Chris Dickerson | Oct 1, 2018

CHARLESTON – State Supreme Court Justice Beth Walker apologized to taxpayers and to lawmakers for “mistakes I made” that led to her being impeached and on trial for removal from the bench.

Workman says she's done nothing to warrant impeachment, feels targeted

By Chris Dickerson | Sep 28, 2018

CHARLESTON – Chief Justice Margaret Workman says she thinks she is the victim of a political witch hunt. She also says she has done nothing to warrant being impeached and possibly removed from the state Supreme Court.

Walker says she's 'ready, willing and eager' to start impeachment trial Monday

By Chris Dickerson | Sep 26, 2018

CHARLESTON — State Supreme Court Justice Beth Walker is ready to begin her impeachment trial.

WV Citizens for Clean Elections circulates petition for clean court balloting

By Kyla Asbury | Sep 24, 2018

CHARLESTON — An organization is urging Gov. Jim Justice and the West Virginia Senate to conduct clean, transparent and prompt special elections for vacancies on the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals.

Supreme Court dismisses writ challenging Jenkins, Armstead appointments

By Kyla Asbury and Chris Dickerson | Sep 24, 2018

CHARLESTON —Those challenging Gov. Jim Justice's appointments to replace former Justices Robin Jean Davis and Menis Ketchum argued in front of the West Virginia Supreme Court this morning.

Workman wants articles of impeachment against her dismissed, also seeks trial delay

By Chris Dickerson | Sep 24, 2018

CHARLESTON – State Supreme Court Chief Justice Margaret Workman has filed motions with the state Senate to have the articles of impeachment against her dismissed.

Workman files petition saying impeachment process is flawed, needs to be halted

By Chris Dickerson | Sep 21, 2018

CHARLESTON –Chief Justice Margaret Workman says the impending state Supreme Court impeachment trials in the state Senate must be halted because the House of Delegates overstepped its bounds and tried to undermine the separation of powers of state government.

Court issues order asking to show cause regarding Jenkins, Armstead eligibility

By Chris Dickerson | Sep 21, 2018

CHARLESTON – The state Supreme Court has issued an order saying a rule to show cause is needed in the case regarding the eligibility of two appointments Gov. Jim Justice recently made to the court.

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