West Virginia Judiciary

Supreme Court of Appeals Argument Docket

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 murder following a jury trial in 2008.

Rule 20 argument


West Virginia Regional Jail Authority v. Shane Marcum, No. 15-1174 - Petitioner appeals the November 4, 2015, order of the Circuit Court of Kanawha County that ordered the disclosure of a videotape that depicted a “cell extraction” of respondent from the Western Regional Jail pursuant to the West Virginia Freedom of Information Act. Petitioner asserts that the video is exempt from disclosure.

Rule 19 argument


State of West Virginia v. Rocco Zuccaro, No. 15-0976 - Petitioner appeals his conviction for first degree murder, for which he was sentenced to life in prison without parole eligibility.