Entire West Virginia Supreme Court Was Impeached Last Week – Here’s The Scoop
The entire West Virginia Supreme Court was just impeached. Here’s everything you need to know
West Virginia lawmakers made a historic decision [last week on] Monday: They voted to impeach the state’s entire Supreme Court of Appeals, the highest court in the state.
The West Virginia House of Delegates Judiciary Committee approved 14 articles of impeachment against the court’s four sitting justices last week. Their alleged grievances ranged from misusing taxpayer money for office renovations to using state-owned property, including a historic desk, for personal use.
The full House of Delegates considered the articles of impeachment on Monday, ultimately approving 11 of them through a series of votes that fell along party lines, the New York Times reported.