163 ABA Journal West Virginia articles.
Authorities have arrested a suspended Charleston, West Virginia, lawyer who went on the lam in 2016 after he was accused of billing the state for indigent defense work that he didn’t perform.
Jan 27, 2020 12:16 PM CST
An accounts receivable clerk who was fired from her law firm job after reporting suspected overbilling can’t sue for wrongful discharge, according to West Virginia’s top court.
Nov 27, 2019 1:55 PM CST
Lawyers make the lowest average salary in Montana and the highest average salary in California, according to data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Nov 20, 2019 10:55 AM CST
• A daughter of former FBI Director James Comey is one of the lead prosecutors in the federal sex trafficking case against billionaire Jeffrey Epstein. Maurene Comey is an assistant…
Jul 11, 2019 4:30 PM CDT
Pennsylvania State Police troopers have routinely violated the law by stopping and holding people based solely on their Latino appearance, terrifying drivers and passengers while usurping federal authority to investigate supposed immigration violations, the ACLU claims in a federal lawsuit filed recently.
Jul 9, 2019 1:29 PM CDT
A week after the West Virginia Supreme Court unanimously upheld the property rights of landowners battling one natural gas giant, the same court tossed out a challenge filed by another group of landowners against a different natural gas company.
Jun 13, 2019 11:10 AM CDT
Eric Gonzalez says he doesn’t remember getting pulled over, nor does he remember evading his arrest in Fullerton, California. The only thing he knows is that he woke up very hungover and faced up to nine years in prison for assaulting a police officer, along with five other charges.
Feb 22, 2019 3:00 PM CST
Former Justice Allen H. Loughry II of the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has been sentenced to two years in prison for a conviction mostly stemming from his…
Feb 15, 2019 1:55 PM CST
A Charleston, West Virginia, lawyer who set up a misleading GoFundMe page to fund his transition to solo practice has been suspended from law practice.
The West Virginia Supreme Court…
Jan 31, 2019 12:42 PM CST
West Virginia lawmakers are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to review a decision blocking the impeachment trial of the state’s chief justice.
The West Virginia House of Delegates filed the…
Jan 10, 2019 7:00 AM CST
Tumultuous Supreme Court races in Arkansas and West Virginia have ended with wins for the incumbents.
Nov 7, 2018 9:18 AM CST
The West Virginia Senate is objecting to an order of the state’s top court blocking a justice’s impeachment trial on constitutional grounds.
Oct 12, 2018 9:44 AM CDT
West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals Justice Beth Walker will remain on the bench after state senators acquitted her 32-1 in an impeachment trial on Tuesday.
Walker was acquitted during…
Oct 4, 2018 12:47 PM CDT
A justice on West Virginia’s top court who resigned after being impeached has filed a federal lawsuit claiming the effort to remove her was motivated by dislike of her views…
Sep 28, 2018 11:10 AM CDT
A former justice on West Virginia’s Supreme Court of Appeals has pleaded guilty to a single felony count of wire fraud for personal use of a state vehicle.
Menis Ketchum, 75, pleaded guilty Thursday in a probe sparked by an outcry over $3 million in spending on renovations of Supreme Court justices’ offices, report Courthouse News Service
, the Parkersburg News and Sentinel
, the Associated Press
and a press release
Aug 24, 2018 9:07 AM CDT
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