The great Justice Robert Jackson memorably said of the United States Supreme Court: “We are not final because we are infallible, but we are infallible only because we are final.” Justice Jackson had a legendary legal mind and besides being...
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Pardon for a pooch? The Supreme Court concludes that a municipality does not have the power to order a dog to be destroyed.
Supreme Court limits recovery rights in predatory lending cases where lender declares bankruptcy.
The Supreme Court has refused to intervene in a Fourth Circuit case that struck down a gay marriage ban in Virginia. The result is expected to be that the same will be true in West Virginia in short order and...
May an municipal court order that a dog it has found to be dangerous be killed? The Supreme Court of Appeals finds that it may not.
In an October 14th case, the Supreme Court will consider the scope of West Virginia's law regulating overtime wages.
The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has granted a writ of mandamus adding an additional Republican to the Kanawha County House of Delegates ballot. Click the links for our Argument Preview , or to read the Court's Memorandum Decision.
In a new case, the Supreme Court formally abolishes its practice of issuing per curiam opinions.
The Supreme Court considers an important election case: Was a candidate's withdrawal timely and properly supported under W.Va. Code 3-5-19, authorizing the party's executive committee to designate a replacement candidate?
This case presents a rare situation where two pro se litigants will be arguing their cases to the state's highest court.