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Farrell fills Loughry's seat; Walker disagrees about him possibly being Acting Chief Justice

By Chris Dickerson | Aug 10, 2018

CHARLESTON – Cabell Circuit Judge Paul T. Farrell has been appointed to fill suspended Justice Allen Loughry's seat on the state Supreme Court.

Ketchum's plea hearing set for Aug. 23

By Chris Dickerson | Aug 9, 2018

CHARLESTON – Former state Supreme Court Justice Menis Ketchum’s plea hearing is scheduled for later this month.

House will hear articles impeachment against four remaining state Supreme Court justices

By Chris Dickerson | Aug 7, 2018

CHARLESTON – The House Judiciary Committee has introduced articles of impeachment against all remaining members of the state Supreme Court.

Supreme Court affirms reversal of order to reprimand speech pathologist

By Kyla Asbury | Aug 7, 2018

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals issued a memorandum decision ruling that a trial court rightfully reversed an order reprimanding a speech-language pathologist.

Committee tours state Supreme Court offices as impeachment proceedings resume

By Chris Dickerson | Aug 6, 2018

CHARLESTON – Members of the House Judiciary Committee resumed state Supreme Court impeachment proceedings Aug. 6, and it included a tour of the court offices at the state Capitol.

Loophole means candidates may be able to run for separate offices

By Kyla Asbury | Aug 6, 2018

CHARLESTON – A loophole in judicial code means candidates have the possibility to run for separate offices during the November election.

Supreme Court says man didn't prove he was most-qualified job candidate for Public Service Commission position

By Kyla Asbury | Aug 3, 2018

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals issued a memorandum decision in an appeal against Public Service Commission of West Virginia, ruling that the petitioner failed to meet the burden of proof when he challenged the appointment of a candidate applying for a job.

Supreme Court says man's disability benefits overpayment does not have to be paid back

By Kyla Asbury | Aug 3, 2018

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals issued an opinion ruling that a man doesn't have to repay an overpayment of temporary total disability payments that he received due to a mistake of a claims examiner.

WV CALA wants House panel to look deeper into Davis connection with Fuller

By Chris Dickerson | Aug 2, 2018

CHARLESTON – A statewide legal reform group says the House Judiciary Committee needs to investigate connections between state Supreme Court Justice Robin Jean Davis and Mississippi attorney Michael Fuller in its impeachment proceedings.

Democratic committee members demand immediate action, impeachment of Loughry

By Chris Dickerson | Aug 1, 2018

CHARLESTON – Saying there is "more than enough" evidence to do so, the Democratic members of the House Judiciary Committee are calling for the impeachment of suspended state Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry.

Douglas will run for state Supreme Court in special election

By Kyla Asbury | Aug 1, 2018

CHARLESTON —Kanawha Family Court judge Jim Douglas announced that he will be running in the next special election for West Virginia Supreme Court justice.

Ketchum pleads guilty to federal information regarding car use

By Chris Dickerson | Jul 31, 2018

CHARLESTON – Former state Supreme Court Justice Menis Ketchum has agreed to plead guilty to a federal information.

Special state Supreme Court election officially placed on general election ballot

By Chris Dickerson | Jul 31, 2018

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.

House Judiciary Committee looks over evidence during hearings

By Kyla Asbury | Jul 27, 2018

CHARLESTON — The House Judiciary Committee examined evidence from several exhibits today during the impeachment hearings.

Day 5 of impeachment hearing wraps up

By Kyla Asbury | Jul 26, 2018

CHARLESTON — The impeachment hearing involving the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals continued Thursday with former Court Administrator Steve Canterbury testifying.

Judicial Investigation Commission closes complaints against three justices

By Kyla Asbury | Jul 24, 2018

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.

Fourth day of impeachment hearings conclude with tour being rescheduled

By Kyla Asbury | Jul 20, 2018

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.

Third day of impeachment hearings wraps up

By Kyla Asbury | Jul 19, 2018

CHARLESTON — The third day of hearings regarding the possible impeachment of Supreme Court justices concluded after hearing testimony from four current court employees.

Federal grand jury tacks on another charge to Loughry's indictment

By Chris Dickerson | Jul 17, 2018

CHARLESTON – A federal grand jury had added another charge to suspended state Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry's indictment.

Greear to be sworn in as interim Kanawha Circuit Judge on July 23

By Chris Dickerson | Jul 17, 2018

CHARLESTON – The swearing-in ceremony for newly appointed Kanawha Circuit Judge Dan Greear is scheduled for July 23.

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