April 18, 2013
by Stephen Krug
JURIST Guest Columnist Joseph Marren of KStone Partners LLC continues his discussion of Caperton and the Statement and Account Clause...The Court in Caperton v. A.T. Massey Coal Co., Inc. asks not whether the judge is actually, subjectively biased, but whether the average judge in his position is " ...[read more]
April 8, 2013
by Stephen Krug
JURIST Guest Columnist Joseph Marren of KStone Partners LLC says that, because no person is permitted to be a judge in their own case, Congress should not be able to unilaterally determine whether it is complying with the Statement and Account Clause...On June 8, 2009, the US Supreme Court, in a 5- ...[read more]
June 8, 2009
by Ingrid Burke
Caperton v. A.T. Massey Coal Company, US Supreme Court, June 8, 2009. Reported in JURIST's Paper Chase here. Caperton v AT Massey Coal... ...[read more]
March 4, 2009
by Jaclyn Belczyk
The US Supreme Court heard oral arguments in two criminal procedure cases Wednesday. In Abuelhawa v. United States the Court heard arguments on whether a defendant who used a cellphone for the misdemeanor purchase of cocaine can be charged with a felony for using a communication facility... ...[read more]
March 3, 2009
by Andrew Morgan
The US Supreme Court heard oral arguments in two cases on Tuesday. In Caperton v. A.T. Massey Coal Company the Court heard arguments on whether they should adopt a constitutional standard for requiring state judges to recuse themselves in cases where there is an appearance of bias. The c... ...[read more]
November 14, 2008
by Devin Montgomery
The US Supreme Court granted certiorari in five cases Friday. In Caperton v. A.T. Massey Coal Company the Court will consider whether a decision by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals Justice Brent Benjamin not to recuse himself from hearing a case against a financial contributor to his ...[read more]

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