CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) - Former Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry has resigned. Loughry sent a letter of resignation to Governor Jim Justice Saturday evening.
According to the Governor's office, Justice accepted Loughry's letter of resignation which states that Loughry is resigning from the court effective Monday, November 12, 2018.
Senate President Mitch Carmichael reacted to the resignation with this statement:
“We appreciate that Justice Loughry has decided to do the right thing and step down from the Court. With his resignation and the overwhelming support of the Judicial Budget Oversight Amendment by voters, I believe we are well on our way to rebuilding the trust of our citizens in the judicial branch," Senate President Mitch Carmichael, R-Jackson.
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