So far, the court has issued 672 decisions but there are more to come.
A person's right to counsel is protected if they assert this right in an arraignment hearing, even if the person waives this right in a police-initiated interrogation after such a hearing. More>>
BECKLEY, WV (AP) — A former Massey Energy executive who is cooperating with the criminal investigation into the Upper Big Branch mine disaster is asking a judge for leniency when she sentences him Aug. 1. More>>
A Martinsburg woman is suing a Maryland museum after she says the then-director publicly discredited a photo she believes is of Abraham Lincoln. More>>
Justices annulled the law license of a New Martinsville attorney and former state Supreme Court candidate after he filed a false mental hygiene complaint against a Wetzel County businessman. More>>
An engineering company was not a law firm's client and thus will not receive one-third of the firm's recovery. More>>
The West Virginia Attorney General has sent letters to two clinics, seeking to assess abortion regulations in the state. More>>
The State Highway Patrol in Ohio says the project will also involve the Kentucky State Police, Indiana State Police, Pennsylvania State Police and the West Virginia State Police. More>>
After a $90.5 million verdict was appealed to the state Supreme Court in a case where a family alleged a nursing home's neglect. More>>
A landowner's language was not ambiguous when conveying "surface" rights in an early 1900s deed, West Virginia Supreme Court justices recently ruled. More>>
The WV DHHR was not responsible for the death of a man who choked on his food and died because of found deficiencies within the facility he was staying in. More>>
Five months in and nearly 600 issued opinions later, one thing is certain — West Virginia Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry loves his job. More>>
A former masseur's massage license suspension recently was affirmed by West Virginia Supreme Court justices, because of allegations of sexual misconduct involving one of his clients.
Fairmont General Hospital, not the city or the council, has the authority to appoint its board members, West Virginia Supreme Court justices recently affirmed. More>>
FAIRMONT, WV (AP) — Authorities say no charges will be filed in the rescue of a dog that was swept over waterfalls at Valley Falls State Park. More>>
When Itai Gravely walked out of the Women's Health Center of West Virginia in Charleston, the head of a fetus was still inside her uterus, according to a lawsuit filed in Kanawha County Circuit Court on June 7. More>>
FAIRMONT, WV (AP) — The superintendent of Valley Falls State Park will decide over the next few days whether to file charges against a couple whose dog was swept over the waterfalls and two fishermen who violated a swimming ban when they jumped in to rescue it. More>>
CHARLESTON, WV (AP) — West Virginia is joining a federal and state initiative to combat deceptive travel promoters and timeshare resellers. More>>
The Office of Disciplinary Counsel and the West Virginia Lawyer Disciplinary Board have jurisdiction to prosecute alleged state code violations against a patent lawyer. More>>
The West Virginia attorney general has the authority to appoint special assistant attorneys general, the West Virginia Supreme Court recently decided.
Rogers appeared before the state's highest court June 4, in a lawyer disciplinary action seeking to annul his law license. More>>
MOUNDSVILLE, WV (AP) — A Marshall County man was arrested on federal charges of threatening to kill President Barack Obama and the president's family in a letter filled with profanity and racial slurs. More>>
Justices will take up a lawyer disciplinary case next week that seeks to annul the law license of a New Martinsville attorney who ran for the state's highest court in last year's election. More>>
Sen. Jay Rockefeller, D-W.Va., honored seven U.S. Marshals who took part in a 2011 raid that killed one officer with the Congressional Badge of Bravery. More>>
Steven McGowan is the first West Virginian to receive the Silver Buffalo award. More>>
According to a survey from lawyers.com, 64 percent of parents would love to raise young lawyers. More>>
Officials in a Fayette County town did not violate federal code when they refused the payment of a $150 fine entirely in change, West Virginia Supreme Court justices recently affirmed. More>>
Environmentalists are saying three reclaimed mountaintop removal mining sites are still polluting West Virginia waterways, and they're suing the current landowners to stop it. More>>
The West Virginia Crime Compensation fund does not have to reimburse unpaid student loans owed by a student who was fatally shot because the loans were used for semesters before his death. More>>
Inmates at West Virginia's minimum- and medium-security prisons soon will sow seeds and tend plants as part of an initiative to grow produce for the state's largest food bank. More>>
A federal judge in the northern district of West Virginia has withdrawn her order certifying a question to the state Supreme Court in a case dealing with horizontal wells.