174 ABA Journal West Virginia articles.
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
An en banc federal appeals court split 6-6 Thursday in an appeal by a former West Virginia Supreme Court justice who was seeking a hearing on a juror’s Twitter use during his fraud trial.
May 21, 2021 11:45 AM CDT
The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has tentatively added a civility pledge to the state's lawyer oath.
May 19, 2021 12:03 PM CDT
Go-to law schools are named
Columbia Law School is once again in the top spot on Law.com’s list of go-to law schools. The list ranks law schools that send the…
Mar 19, 2021 3:20 PM CDT
West Virginia lawyer who fled the country has pleaded guilty to a felony charge after being accused of overbilling for criminal defense work.
Feb 23, 2021 11:28 AM CST
A recent surge in COVID-19 cases prompted the federal court in San Francisco to announce Thursday that it would postpone jury trials until October.
Jul 24, 2020 3:09 PM CDT
A federal appeals court has revived a lawsuit against police officers in the shooting death of a homeless black man who was stopped for failing to walk on the sidewalk.
Jun 10, 2020 12:00 PM CDT
A county magistrate in West Virginia has been suspended for 90 days for a “flagrant attempt to intimidate” officers issuing a citation for exceeding the limit on trout fishing.
May 5, 2020 3:20 PM CDT
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
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