10 Insights Into The West Virginia Supreme Court Of Appeals
From its architectural grandeur to its relaxed approach to time limits during oral argument, West Virginia’s highest court has many unique features that make it a special place to practice, says Elbert Lin, co-chair of the issues and appeals practice at Hunton & Williams LLP and former solicitor general of West Virginia.
Supreme Court rules against West Liberty in ‘squirrel-damage’ case
Ruling states damage caused by electrical arc, not the animal AP 02/01/19 The Iowa Supreme Court says an insurance company does not have to pay the city of West Liberty for damage to property caused by a
What led the West Virginia House to impeach that state's Supreme Court justices?
Jeff Jenkins -- News Director -- WCHS "The Voice of Charleston" -- talks to WDEL's Allan Loudell from Charleston, WV
A total of 20 candidates running for West Virginia Supreme Court
A former House of Delegates speaker, a U.S. House of Representatives member, a Kanawha County Circuit Court judge and a former Senate president are among candidates running for two vacant West Virginia Supreme Court seats.With the deadline for applying now
What Impeachment of the West Virginia Supreme Court Could Mean for Abortion
It’s not just a party shift Gov. Jim Justice (R) is attempting to make in the courts by replacing impeached justices with Republicans—it’s an ideological one.
Supreme Court Rules West Virginia Tax Bias Discriminatory
Tax Development Feb 28, 2019 The United States Supreme Court ruled in Dawson v. Steager1 that West Virginia unlawfully treats retired state employees more favorably than retired federal employees by exempting some state pension benefits and not federal pension benefits James Dawson was a retired U.S. Marshals Service law enforcement employee who found that his home state of West Virginia subjected his federal pension benefits to…
What sparked the impeachment of West Virginia’s Supreme Court?
The whole episode began with office renovations and a $32,000 dark blue suede sectional sofa, accented with more than $1,000 worth of throw pillows.
West Virginia Judge Asks State Supreme Court to Decide Fate of Church Abuse Case
A West Virginia judge is looking to the state Supreme Court for guidance after dismissing a case that alleges a Catholic diocese and its former bishop
Why West Virginia Lawmakers Are Trying to Impeach Almost Every Supreme Court Justice in Their State
The West Virginia House Judiciary Committee approved 14 articles of impeachment against the four sitting justices of the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals on Tuesday.
Jury in Charleston, WV, still unable to decide fate of suspended Supreme Court Justice Loughry
By JOHN DAHLIA NCWV Media CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Still no verdict. After a full day of deliberations Thursday, a jury of 10 women and two men could not come up with a decision in the trial of suspended Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry. Jurors asked U.S. District Judge John Copenhaver to reconvene at 9:30 a.m.
India vs West Indies: Supreme Court could decide fate of Mumbai hosting ODI
Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) secretary Unmesh Khanwilkar and another member had approached the Bombay High Court, seeking appointment of an ad-hoc committee for the ODI. However, the High Court has asked them to approach the apex court.
WV Supreme Court to consider 2 questions in Farmington No. 9 appeal
By MATT HARVEY NCWV Media CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Supreme Court soon will consider a question — and perhaps two — that could decide whether the families of 78 miners killed in the 1968 Farmington No. 9 explosion can sue Consolidation Coal over a fraudulent concealment claim. The questions come from the
One paragraph that explains why the Supreme Court ruled for same-sex marriage
For a court document, it's surprisingly beautiful and moving.
SUPREME COURT: How Scalia reshaped environmental law
Justice Antonin Scalia had a monumental impact on environmental law. Scalia, who was found dead Saturday at a West Texas resort, wrote more than a dozen major decisions in his 30 years at the Supreme Court. His opinions sculpted fundamental aspects of environmental law, setting key precedents that continue to be loudly criticized by green groups.
WPB lawyer among 20 attorneys disciplined by Florida Supreme Court
A West Palm Beach attorney is among 20 lawyers statewide who were recently disciplined by the Florida Supreme Court, the Florida Bar reported Friday. Jeffrey Allen Harrington, who was admitted to practice in 2008, is to be publicly reprimanded after the high court found he was negligent in handling a bankruptcy and foreclosure case. In the bankruptcy case, he did not file documents on time, causing the case to be dismissed. When...
What is the Supreme Court and who are the Supreme Court justices?
Prime Minister Boris Johnson's case that he acted lawfully over the suspension of Parliament for five weeks is under the spotlight at the UK's highest court The Supreme Court is hearing two appeals of two earlier rulings in the English and Scottish courts, in which leading judges reached different conclusions At the High Court in London, judges rejected a challenge against the prorogation by campaigner and…
Right-to-Work possibly headed for oral arguments before state Supreme Court
CHARLESTON — Full arguments before the state Supreme Court could be the next step for West Virginia’s right-to-work law after
What's left for the Supreme Court?
The justices will release decisions on 11 more cases before the end of the term - here are some of the highlights
Circuit judge shares what it's like to sit in on state Supreme Court
CHARLESTON -- Occasionally, the Chief Justice of the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has to appoint a current circuit judge or a former Supreme Court justice to hear a case when a justice recuses himself or herself from hearing a case.
Supreme Court reverses decision, says woman's driver's license should be revoked
CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals reversed a decision made by a Boone circuit judge involving the reinstatement of a woman's driver's license.