West Virginia Judiciary

Supreme Court of Appeals Argument Docket

Wednesday, Febuary 7, 2018


There will be a small Admissions Ceremony immediately preceding the argument docket.


Rule 20 argument - 10:00 a.m.


State of West Virginia v. Carter Perry King, No. 16-1208 - Petitioner appeals the circuit court’s order denying his request for a hearing in this criminal matter.

Rule 19 argument


State of West Virginia v. Frank G. Thompson , No. 16-0775 - Petitioner appeals his convictions for the offenses of driving under the influence causing death, and child neglect resulting in death. Petitioner argues that the circuit court had insufficient evidence to convict him, and that he was entitled to a mistrial due to improper comments made to the jury panel by the trial court.

Chevron U.S.A. Inc. v. John Robert Bonar, et al., 16-1213 - Petitioner appeals the order of the Circuit Court of Marshall County, entered on December 12, 2016, denying petitioner’s motion to compel arbitration.

Etienne R. v. Misty W. , 17-0355 - Petitioner appeals from the circuit court’s denial of his cross-petition for appeal to the circuit court following the family court’s order regarding issues related to the parties’ minor child, including child custody, child support, and a motion to change the child’s name.