CHARLESTON – Retired state Supreme Court Justice Robin Jean Davis is seeking a federal injunction to stop her scheduled impeachment trial in the state Senate.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Davis files federal lawsuit, saying impeachment has 'no legal basis'
CHARLESTON — State Supreme Court Justice Beth Walker is ready to begin her impeachment trial.
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.
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.
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.