Caperton v. A.T. Massey Coal Co.

ELR Citation: ELR 20125
No(s). 08-22 (U.S. Jun 8, 2009)

The U.S. Supreme Court held that a justice sitting on West Virginia's highest court should have recused himself from a case involving a coal company that contributed large sums of money toward the judge's election campaign. In that case, a jury found the company liable for fraudulent misrepresentati...

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