The Supreme Court will be hearing arguments on April 14th & 15th via remote technology in time-sensitive cases involving criminal issues and abuse and neglect issues. Arguments in these cases will still be available to the public via the livestream...
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In a new Supreme Court case, a motor vehicle purchaser successfully overcomes an arbitration clause.
The Supreme Court has extended the judicial emergency that was declared for all 55 of West Virginia's counties. Under the new order, all deadlines (including statutes of limitation) through and including May 1, 2020 are stayed. Courts will continue to...
Fire! Fire! Can those affected by smoke and particulates from a warehouse fire join together for class relief?
Is a recovery of compensatory damages necessary before punitive damages can be recovered? Not in a §1983 case, says the Supreme Court.
In court testimony from a fact witness is entitled to absolute immunity.
The judicial emergency remains in effect through April 10, 2020. There are no oral arguments set until the week of April 14. In the meantime, the Supreme Court will continue considering cases that already have been submitted.
Effective March 22, the Supreme Court has declared a judicial emergency in all 55 counties to limit person-to-person contact during the COVID-19 outbreak. Except for emergency proceedings, judges throughout the state will not be conducting any judicial business from Monday,...
Because of the coronavirus outbreak the Supreme Court has continued this week's oral arguments, including the LAWS Day arguments set for Wednesday, March 18th. We will keep an eye on developments.
In a March 17 argument, the Supreme Court takes a look at privilege issues raised in a breach-of-contract case.