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3 W.Va. Supreme Court justices cleared of ethics complaints

“We are taking the unusual step of making our findings public in these cases because Supreme Court Justices are the highest judicial officers in West Virginia,” said Commission Chairman Ronald Wilson, a judge in the First Judicial Circuit. “It is important for the public to know that allegations against them have been thoroughly investigated, and they have been cleared of wrongdoing.”

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WV house committee axes bill to stop law enforcement property forfeitures | Cops & Courts | wvgazettemail.com

State code allows law enforcement officers to claim ownership of property seized from criminal suspects without convicting them of a crime; the House Judiciary Committee axed a bill Monday that would have changed that.

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