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Details: LAWS is a partnership between the court system, bar, schools, and community, all working toward one goal -- educating students. The Program. Teachers whose classes are participating in LAWS attend an in-service training session conducted in their area several months in advance of the Supreme Court’s visit to the chosen LAWS community.

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West Virginia Judiciary

Details: LAWS (Legal Advancement for West Virginia Students) program materials such as the student handbook, related handouts and LAWS related websites.

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West Virginia Judiciary

Details: The Supreme Court is proud to have educated over 5,800 students in 34 counties through LAWS since the program began in 1999. Under the leadership of then-Chief Justice Robin Jean Davis, the Supreme Court developed the LAWS project in 1998. The Tenth Judicial Circuit (Raleigh County) hosted the first LAWS in March 1999 for 445 students in Beckley.

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LAWS Handbook for Students

Details: The LAWS project is part of the Supreme Court's commitment to educate students across West Virginia about the judicial branch of government. We are proud to celebrate our ninth annual LAWS project with you this year. We hope that your participation in LAWS will help increase your understanding and appreciation of the justice system. Sincerely,

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West Virginia Judiciary

Details: LAWS (Legal Advancement for West Virginia Students) relies on community involvement as a key to success. Without the help and support of school and government officials, civic clubs, businesses, and citizens, the program is not possible.

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Additional information about the West Virginia court

Details: They interpret the laws and Constitutions of West Virginia and the United States. In 2010, the Supreme Court revised the Rules of Appellate Procedure. The revised rules are an effective method of providing a full review and a decision on the merits in all properly prepared and filed appeals.

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Additional information about the West Virginia court

Details: The LAWS Project Legal Advancement for West Virginia Students April 9, 2019 Morgan County Courthouse 77 Fairfax Street Berkeley Springs, WV 25411 9:30 a.m. Students from Paw Paw High School enter courtroom. (11 students) Blue Ridge Community and Technical College (40 students) 9:40 a.m. Students from Berkeley Springs High School enter courtroom.

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Domestic Violence

Details: Domestic violence is a serious and oftentimes deadly problem affecting families and communities in West Virginia. The court system is dedicated to treating domestic violence with the seriousness it deserves and enforcing the laws of West Virginia to deter, prevent, and reduce incidences of domestic violence.

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Student Handout 1

Details: The United States Constitution provides minimum protection for our individual liberties. Neither the state nor the federal government can pass laws infringing on that minimum protection. However, a state through its own constitution may provide a citizen with greater protection than the federal Constitution.

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State of West Virginia v. Srnsky, No. 30896

Details: Thomas and David Srnsky own a 40-acre tract of land in Tucker County, West Virginia, which is bounded on three sides by national forest property and on one side by the property owned by brothers Lee and Robert Long (hereinafter “Long Property”) in which the Long brothers' mother, Alma Paugh, may also have had an undetermined interest.

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Rules of Civil Procedure Rules 64-71B

Details: The procedure on execution and other such final process, in proceedings supplementary to and in aid of a judgment, and in proceedings on and in aid of execution or such other final process shall be in accordance with the practice and procedure prescribed by the laws of the State existing at the time the remedy is sought, subject to the

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Rules of Practice and Procedure for Domestic Violence

Details: Confidentiality of court records. Rule 6 of the Rules of Practice and Procedure for Family Court shall govern the confidentiality of court records in domestic violence civil proceedings, provided however, if a minor child is the petitioner or respondent in a domestic violence civil proceeding, all records contained in the magistrate clerk's office and the circuit clerk's office shall be

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West Virginia Judiciary Jury Duty: Frequently Asked

Details: West Virginia law requires that employees be excused from employment for the day or days required to serve as a juror. West Virginia law also provides legal remedies to employees who are discriminated against by their employer because of a summons to jury duty or absence due to jury service. Employers are not required, however, to pay wages to

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Supreme Court trains teachers for LAWS program

Details: Supreme Court trains teachers for LAWS program. PRINCETON, W.Va. – Mercer County Circuit Judge Derek Swope will be joined in Princeton on Monday, February 18, by Supreme Court Information Services Director Jennifer Bundy and Information Specialist Kandi Greter to train Mercer County teachers whose classes will participate in the 2008 LAWS program.

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West Virginia Rules of Professional Conduct Rule 5.1

Details: A lawyer may be a member of a law firm that is organized as a limited liability company or registered limited liability partnership (collectively, “limited liability organizations”) solely to render professional legal services under the laws of West Virginia, including, but not …

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Supreme Court to hold LAWS in Moundsville

Details: LAWS (Legal Advancement for West Virginia Students) is a partnership between the court system, schools, the Bar, and the community. LAWS teaches students about the Judicial Branch of government. Since Justice Robin Jean Davis began the program when she was Chief Justice in 1999, more than 4,200 high school and college students in

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West Virginia Judiciary

Details: To be officially appointed as a guardian or conservator, you must complete mandatory training. This required educational training must be completed within thirty days of the court's determination that there is a protected person.

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Rules of Civil Procedure Rules 38-53

Details: Dismissal of actions. Voluntary dismissal; effect thereof. — By plaintiff; by stipulation. — Subject to the provisions of Rule 23(e), of Rule 66, and of any statute of the State, an action may be dismissed by the plaintiff without order of court (i) by filing a notice of dismissal at any time before service by the adverse party of an answer or of a motion for summary judgment, whichever

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Division of Probation Services Truancy

Details: Supreme Court Justice Robin Jean Davis is leading an unprecedented new effort to coordinate judicial truancy programs in West Virginia. Beginning in the fall of 2011, Justice Davis is appearing at fourteen regional meetings of school superintendents and principals to discuss ways the court system can work with educators, the Department of Health and Human Resources, and other community

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West Virginia Juvenile Law & Procedure West Virginia

Details: Introduction. This is an overview of West Virginia juvenile law and court procedures. It is intended to provide a framework for understanding West Virginia's juvenile justice system. This overview can be used as a training tool for juvenile justice system personnel, law enforcement, students, and the public. It is accurate as of February 2016.

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WEST VIRGINIA JUDICIAL BENCHBOOK

Details: Chapter 1 Chapter 1 – Page 3 b. If a parent is a co-petitioner, appoints that parent counsel separate from the prosecuting attorney. Rule 17(a); W. Va. Code § 49-4-601(f).

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Rules of Civil Procedure Rules 7-16

Details: Rules 7-16 of the Rules of Civil Procedure. Form of pleadings. Caption; names of parties. — Every pleading shall contain a caption setting forth the name of the court, the title of the action, the file number, and a designation as in Rule 7(a).

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West Virginia Rules of Professional Conduct Rule 7.1

Details: COMMENT [1] This Rule governs all communications about a lawyer’s services, including advertising permitted by Rule 7.2. Whatever means are used to make known a lawyer’s services, statements about them should be truthful. [2] Truthful statements that are misleading are also prohibited by this Rule. A truthful statement is misleading if it omits a fact necessary to make the lawyer’s

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Supreme Court to hear LAWS docket in Charles Town

Details: LAWS (Legal Advancement for West Virginia Students) is a partnership between the court system, schools, the Bar, and the community. The program teaches students about the Judicial Branch of government. Since Justice Robin Jean Davis began the program when she was Chief Justice in 1999, more than 4,450 high school and college

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West Virginia Rules of Professional Conduct Rule 1.0

Details: A lawyer may counsel a client regarding West Virginia law and assist the client to engage in conduct that the lawyer reasonably believes is authorized by those laws. If West Virginia law conflicts with federal law, the lawyer shall also advise the client regarding related federal law and its potential consequences.

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Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia LAWS Program

Details: LAWS Program Mason County Courthouse, Point Pleasant, WV For a full description of the facts and legal arguments raised on appeal, please review the briefs filed by the parties. 2. Aaron Browning v. David Hickman, No. 13-1116 Procedural and Factual Background: This appeal arises from an automobile accident that occurred on October 24,

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"February 20, 2003, Supreme Court LAWS Program Rescheduled

Details: LAWS, an acronym for Legal Advancement for West Virginia Students, is an innovative program to educate West Virginia students about the judicial branch of government by allowing them to actively observe the progression of an appellate case. "LAWS is a partnership between the court system, the bar association, the schools and the community.

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THE SUPREME COURT OF APPEALS OF WEST VIRGINIA

Details: supplemental brief which discusses in depth the issues in the case and lists and explains the laws and case decisions that support the appellant's arguments. The party opposing appeal - the appellee - has a specific time period after the appellant's supplemental brief is filed to file an answer brief.

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Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia LAWS Program

Details: LAWS Program Mason County Courthouse, Point Pleasant, WV. For a full description of the facts and legal arguments raised on appeal, please review the briefs filed by the parties. 1. State of West Virginia v. Michael S. York, No. 13-1265 . Procedural Background: This case involves a criminal appeal. The defendant, Michael S. York,

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LAWS 2010 cancelled due to high number of snow days

Details: LAWS is a partnership between the court system, sc hools, the Bar, and the community. LAWS teaches students about the Judicial Branch of government. Chief Justice Davis began the program when she was Chief Justice in 1999. Since then more than 4,200 high school and college students in twenty-two counties have participated.

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Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia LAWS Program

Details: LAWS Program Mason County Courthouse, Point Pleasant, WV 2 (b) For purposes of this section, a “clandestine drug laboratory” means any property, real or personal, on or in which a person assembles any chemicals or equipment or combination thereof for the purpose of manufacturing methamphetamine, methylenedioxymethamphetamine or

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Opinion, Case No.20462 State of West Virginia v. Joseph

Details: SYLLABUS BY THE COURT "'Subject to exceptions, it is a well-established common-law rule that in a criminal prosecution, proof which shows or tends to show that the accused is guilty of the commission of other crimes and offenses at other times, even though they are of the same nature as the one charged, is incompetent and inadmissible for the purpose of showin

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April 4, 2017 Argument Docket

Details: Tuesday, April 4, 2017 - LAWS Program Tucker County Courthouse Parsons, W. Va. Rule 19 argument - 9:30 a.m. State of West Virginia v. Quinton Peterson, No. 15-1220 - Petitioner appeals from the circuit court’s November 15, 2015, resentencing order imposing a sentence of life in prison without mercy. Petitioner was convicted of first degree

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Supreme Court hears cases in Lewisburg as part of the 2009

Details: LAWS is a partnership between the court system, schools, the Bar and the community. LAWS teaches students about the judicial branch of government. Supreme Court Justice Robin Jean Davis developed the LAWS program in 1998. The following year, the first LAWS was held at the Raleigh County Courthouse in Beckley.

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Opinion, Case No.28394 State of West Virginia v. William

Details: In addressing the issue of whether the Michigan and West Virginia statutes share congruent elements, it appears that the trial court did take judicial notice of a Michigan statute defining domestic violence in that state--Mich. Comp. Laws Ann. § 750.81(2), (3) (West 1994)--although the record does not make entirely clear how or when the

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"February 19, 2002, STUDENTS FROM OHIO,BROOKE, AND …

Details: LAWS, an acronym for Legal Advancement for West Virginia Students, is an innovative program to educate West Virginia students about the judicial branch of government by allowing them to actively observe the progression of an appellate case. "LAWS is a partnership between the court system, the bar association, the schools, and the community.

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reply brief, State of West Virginia v. Clayton Rogers, No

Details: matter of "protocol" for the sheriffs department does not mean that it complies with the laws of this state. 1 The entire transport was taped and transcribed. See A.R.834-853. 4 . Noticeably absent from the State's brief is an explanation as to why Mr. Rogers was . advised by detectives that he had the right to prompt presentment - -immediately

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Opinion, Case No.21004 Roger Nadler, et al. v. Liberty

Details: Saliga, 179 W. Va. at 770, 373 S.E.2d at 353, we recognized the general "conflict of laws principle that a state may ignore the laws of another state if it is contrary to its own public policy. Paul v. National Life Ins. Co., [177 W. Va. 427, 352 S.E.2d 550 (1986)]; State v.

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"April 1, 2003, Students From Nicholas and Webster

Details: LAWS, an acronym for Legal Advancement for West Virginia Students, is an innovative program to educate West Virginia students about the judicial branch of government by allowing them to actively observe the progression of an appellate case. "LAWS is a partnership between the court system, the bar association, the schools, and the community.

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Mental Hygiene Involuntary Commitment Forms

Details: INV 2. Application for Incarcerated Individual's Mental Health Examination under WV Code 27-5-2. Chief Administrative Officer of Correctional Facility (under oath) INV 8. Motion to Withdraw Application for Involuntary Custody for Mental Health Examination. Applicant (under oath) INV …

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February 23, 2001 CABELL COUNTY STUDENTS TO PARTICIPATE IN

Details: LAWS, an acronym for Legal Advancement for West Virginia Students, is an innovative program to educate West Virginia students about the judicial branch of government by allowing them to actively observe the progression of an appellate case. "LAWS is a partnership between the court system, the bar association, the schools, and the community.

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Rules of Procedure for Child Abuse and Neglect Proceedings

Details: Scope of child abuse and neglect rules. These rules set forth procedures for circuit courts in child abuse and neglect proceedings instituted pursuant to W. Va. Code § 49-4-601, et seq. If these rules conflict with other rules or statutes, these rules shall apply. Purposes of child abuse and neglect rules; construction and enforcement.

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Students From Wood and Wirt Counties to Participate in

Details: LAWS, an acronym for Legal Advancement for West Virginia Students, is an innovative program to educate West Virginia students about the judicial branch of government by allowing them to actively observe the progression of an appellate case. "LAWS is a partnership between the court system, the local bar associations, the schools, and the community.

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Opinion, Case No.26732 State of West Virginia v. Terry Lee

Details: Footnote: 1 1 The conservation officers testified that they stopped between 14 and 18 vehicles on November 24, 1998. Although the officers contended they were conducting a “game-kill survey,” no records were kept of the vehicles stopped. Additionally, the officers issued no citations to any other individuals for violating hunting laws.

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LAWS Case Summary, State of West Virginia v. Elliot

Details: LAWS Program - Elkins, WV 3. State of West Virginia v. Elliot Fitzsimmons, No. 11-0977 Factual Background: The defendant, Elliot Fitzsimmons, entered a guilty plea for the charge of entering without breaking. His sentence of one to ten years in prison was suspended in lieu of his placement at the Anthony Center for Youthful Offenders. The

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Opinion, Case No.20220 Joyce Triggs v. Berkeley County

Details: Cassell, 182 W. Va. 317, 387 S.E.2d 553 (1989), this Court recognized that the various laws and policies relating to the hiring of teachers require that the best qualified teacher be hired. In accord Egan v. Bd. of Educ. of Taylor County, ___ W. Va. ___, 406 S.E.2d 733 (1991); State ex rel. Oser v. Haskins, 179 W. Va. 789, 374 S.E.2d 184 (1988).

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