With the 2019 term set to begin on Tuesday, January 8, we decided to rerun a blog discussing the ceremony surrounding the opening of the Supreme Court and the mysterious word "oyez." “Oyez! Oyez! Oyez!” When the marshal steps forward...
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Do drilling rights contained in decades-old severance deeds give gas operators an easement? If so, does such an easement preclude any claims of nuisance by the surface owners for noises, smells, and other disturbances associated with gas operations?
The Supreme Court's next term will begin on Tuesday, January 8th. The first three argument days will feature cases that were rescheduled from the October, 2018 docket. Please keep an eye out for case previews in the coming weeks!
The Supreme Court limits the scope of a governmental entity's immunity under W.Va. Code 29-12A-5(a)(4).
The Supreme Court continues its trend of pro-arbitration cases and the future doesn't look very bright. Read this credit card case reversing a trial court ruling in the consumer's favor.
Oral arguments that were scheduled for October 2 & 3 have been continued generally. The Supreme Court's website has posted the following notice: "Oral arguments scheduled on Tuesday, October 2, 2018, and Wednesday, October 3, 2018, are continued generally. Many...
How will the Supreme Court interpret a 2017 law dealing with noise levels at shooting ranges?
The Supreme Court has announced that all cases set for argument in September have been continued to the October docket. Therefore, the first day the Supreme Court will hear arguments in the fall term is October 2, 2018.
W.Va. Code 29-12A-5(a)(4) grants immunity where the claim results from the government's adoption or failure to adopt a policy. Will this immunity apply in a simple car wreck case where the policy required two people to be present in the car, but had nothing to do with the car's operation?
The Supreme Court's fall term is scheduled to begin on Wednesday, September 5th. We have already been reviewing cases on the September docket. Keep watching for previews of cases that are of particular importance to civil litigation and practice!