West Virginia Judiciary

Supreme Court of Appeals Argument Docket

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

West Virginia University, College of Law, Morgantown, WV

Rule 20 argument - 10:00 a.m.

In Re: A.L.C.M., No. 16-0786 - Certified Question From the Circuit Court of Ohio County:
Is a Petition for Relief from Parental Abuse and Neglect alleging abuse and/or neglect of an unborn child who is subsequently born alive, actionable under West Virginia law?
Circuit Court Answer:

Petition of A.N.T. for Expungement of Records, No. 16-0147 - The State of West Virginia appeals the February 9, 2016, order of the Circuit Court of Ohio County that granted respondent’s motion to expunge a criminal record.

Rule 19 argument

State of West Virginia v. Leonard Lewis, No. 15-0931 - Petitioner appeals his conviction and sentencing for attempted murder, kidnapping, malicious assault, domestic assault, and domestic battery. He is serving a life sentence without mercy.