185 ABA Journal West Virginia articles.
A North Carolina personal injury lawyer who was shot and killed by a client Monday died while trying to save others, the managing partner of his law firm says.
Dec 21, 2022 8:54 AM CST
Judge who displayed gun on bench resigns
Judge David W. Hummel Jr. of West Virginia has resigned from the bench after a video confirmed that he placed a gun on…
Dec 2, 2022 3:02 PM CST
A West Virginia lawyer has been sanctioned after he was accused of billing more than 24 hours in a day, multiple times, for his representation of indigent clients.
Nov 8, 2022 3:13 PM CST
A Houston lawyer has submitted an affidavit alleging that a West Virginia judge removed a gun from a holster under his robe and pointed it at attorneys defending an energy company.
Jul 18, 2022 11:50 AM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court's October 2021 term was one of the momentous in history. The only analogy I can think of is 1937 for its dramatic changes in constitutional law. This is the first full term with Justice Amy Coney Barrett on the high court, and we saw the enormous effects of having a 6-3 conservative majority.
Jul 7, 2022 8:46 AM CDT
A federal judge has ruled for three major drug distributors in a bench trial contending that their conduct created an opioid epidemic in Huntington, West Virginia, and the state’s Cabell County.
Jul 5, 2022 3:55 PM CDT
Less than a week after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, more than a dozen states have already or plan to soon ban abortion in most cases. Here’s what we know so far about where abortion bans stand in these 13 states and in other states that have laws targeting the procedure.
Jun 30, 2022 2:52 PM CDT
Updated: The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 6-3 Thursday that the Environmental Protection Agency didn’t have broad power to regulate climate change under the Clean Air Act.
Jun 30, 2022 9:32 AM CDT
More than half of the cases on the U.S. Supreme Court’s docket have yet to be decided. As of Friday, the court had 33 opinions remaining, which amounts to 53% of its argued cases this term.
Jun 3, 2022 9:37 AM CDT
A federal appeals court has upheld West Virginia’s restrictions on lawyer advertising that seeks clients for litigation involving medication and medical devices.
Apr 29, 2022 11:43 AM CDT
A West Virginia judge is facing a new ethics charge alleging that he failed to pay for scanned items at a Walmart, delaying a disciplinary trial stemming from his response to a police officer who pulled him over for holding a cellphone.
Mar 2, 2022 2:59 PM CST
A West Virginia family court judge who searched a self-represented litigant’s home for marital property will receive a public censure and a $1,000 fine for the “egregious abuse of process,” the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has ruled.
Nov 22, 2021 1:07 PM CST
The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to consider the extent of the Environmental Protection Agency’s authority to limit carbon emissions under a provision of the Clean Air Act.
Nov 1, 2021 12:35 PM CDT
President Joe Biden’s new nominees for U.S. solicitor general and for U.S. attorney in Manhattan, New York City, both clerked for U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland when he was a federal appeals judge, and both clerked for U.S. Supreme Court justices.
Aug 12, 2021 9:05 AM CDT
Cravath tops Vault rankings
Vault has named its most prestigious law firms in America, based on a survey of associates at peer firms. The top five in the 2022 Vault…
Jul 22, 2021 3:40 PM CDT
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