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.
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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.
In a very limited ruling, the high court allows an attorney's deposition to proceed in an employment case where the attorney may have participated in settlement negotiations.
West Virginia Supreme Court determines that the Real Estate Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board is a "state agency" and is, therefore, entitled to the special venue provisions of West Virginia Code § 14-2-2.
West Virginia Supreme Court to hear a second appeal in a case involving grave desecration by a gas pipeline company.
Under W.Va. Code 55-7-6, the proceeds of a wrongful death case are to be distributed, among others, to the “surviving…children” of the decedent. To be entitled to a share of the proceeds, must a child be living at the time the wrongful death settlement is reached, approved and distributed?
The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals officially comes out of sine die on Wednesday, September 3, 2014 to begin its Fall Term. The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals is statutorily required to hold two terms every year, with...
The Supreme Court's fall term has now ended. The spring term begins in January, 2016. Keep watching for case previews & other information regarding the new term.