CHARLESTON – A recent state Supreme Court ruling about class action lawsuits has some in the legal community dismayed about the way such cases are certified in West Virginia.
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CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Secretary of State’s office is questioning how the Kanawha County Prosecutor’s Office handled an investigation into some campaign contributions to Justice Robin Jean Davis’s 2012 re-election campaign.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) – The law requiring judicial elections to be nonpartisan is now in effect in West Virginia.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) – A key piece of tort reform legislation passed and signed earlier this year now is West Virginia law.
WASHINGTON – West Virginia’s move to have a federal court review the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed Clean Power Plan has been denied.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) – Brent Benjamin wants to serve another 12 years as a justice on the West Virginia Supreme Court.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) – Midway through his first term as West Virginia’s attorney general, Patrick Morrisey is proud of the work his office has done.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) – The asbestos trust claims act recently signed into law is good for business in West Virginia, according to several attorneys who played key roles in crafting the legislation.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) - West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey says a permanent injunction has been entered against the owner of a Georgia-based business that sold illegal synthetic drugs in West Virginia.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey on Friday said the state recently penned a letter on behalf of 19 states asking the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to withdraw its proposed rules on greenhouse gas emissions from new power plants because the agency failed to meet the specified deadlines set by law.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) – The days of Democratic or Republican judges in West Virginia are over.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Senate on Friday unanimously passed Senate Bill 411, creating the Asbestos Bankruptcy Trust Claims Transparency Act and the Asbestos and Silica Claims Priorities Act.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) - A West Virginia group representing trial lawyers says a state Senate bill targeting asbestos bankruptcy trust claims is unnecessary and only will hurt affected residents.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) - An attorney involved in a major nursing home verdict last year has filed a motion in another case saying West Virginia Supreme Court Justice Robin Jean Davis should recuse herself from hearing a petition in a similar case.
MADISON, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) – A Boone County judge has rejected a request by a dozen drug companies to dismiss a case against them filed by the state Attorney General’s office.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has filed a motion for summary judgment in a lawsuit West Virginia filed against the Obama Administration and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) - West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey on Tuesday said his office has filed a lawsuit challenging President Barack Obama's practice of "cherry-picking which laws his administration will enforce."
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - A U.S. Supreme Court ruling will stop the Environmental Protection Agency from requiring permits for greenhouse gas emissions from new or modified industrial facilities.