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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.

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.

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