CHARLESTON – State Supreme Court Chief Justice Margaret Workman has filed motions with the state Senate to have the articles of impeachment against her dismissed.
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.
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.
CHARLESTON – The state Supreme Court will hear oral arguments Sept. 24 regarding the eligibility of the two appointments Gov. Jim Justice recently made to the court.
CHARLESTON – At least two labor groups plan to file amicus briefs supporting petitions to nullify Gov. Jim Justice’s appointments of two Republicans to the state Supreme Court.
CHARLESTON — West Virginia House Minority Whip (D-Marion) Mike Caputo requested that Gov. Jim Justice issue a special session call to consider articles of impeachment against former Supreme Court Justice Menis Ketchum today.
CHARLESTON – A Charleston attorney who is seeking a seat on the state Supreme Court has filed a legal challenge to Gov. Jim Justice’s temporary appointments to the court and to Evan Jenkins’ qualifications to being a justice.
We know how District Attorney Hamilton Burger of the Perry Mason TV show would react to self-serving but non-exculpatory statements like these. “Incompetent, irrelevant, and immaterial,” he’d say, and the judge would agree: “Objection sustained.”
CHARLESTON — An agreement that would have dismissed Chief Justice Margaret Workman and Justice Beth Walker from impending impeachment proceedings is off the table.
The Joint Committee on Government and Finance of the West Virginia Office of the Legislative Auditor published a new audit that expands on the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals' $29 million spend down.
CHARLESTON – A Clay County attorney has asked the state Supreme Court to remove Evan Jenkins from the state Supreme Court ballot in the November election, saying he doesn’t meet the qualifications to be a justice.
CHARLESTON – A Charleston attorney who is seeking a seat on the state Supreme Court is ready to mount a legal challenge to Gov. Jim Justice’s temporary appointments to the court.
CHARLESTON — Two assistant U.S. attorneys filed a motion in limine in suspended Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry's criminal case.
CHARLESTON – Neither of the two recently retired state Supreme Court justices have applied for retirement benefits.
CHARLESTON – Former state Supreme Court Justice Robin Jean Davis has been served a summons for the upcoming impeachment trial before the state Senate.
CHARLESTON — A Putnam County attorney has added his name to the list of candidates vying for a seat on the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals.
CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals issued an order today denying Don Blankenship's attempt to continue on the ballot in November as a member of the Constitution Party.
CHARLESTON – Don Blankenship took his fight to appear as a candidate for U.S. Senate on the November ballot to the state Supreme Court.
CHARLESTON – Democratic House of Delegates members are critical of Gov. Jim Justice's appointment of two conservatives to temporary seats on the state Supreme Court.