West Virginia

B. Pre-trial proceedings

Overview

West Virginia

a. What officials are covered?

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6. Amicus briefs

Briefs of amicus curiae often are accepted by the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals.

P. Public utility records.

Public utility records in the possession of any public body such as the Public Service Commission would be subject to disclosure unless the particular information sought is one of the sixteen exempt categories discussed in the previous section.

2. Rules for closed investigations.

Other than cases construing FOIA exemptions, there have been no specific court decisions or statutory references to application of FOIA to closed administrative law enforcement investigations.

Title page/author info

Prof. Patrick C. McGinley

Judge Charles H. Haden II Professor of Law
West Virginia University
College of Law
P.O. Box 6130
Morgantown, WV 26507-6130
(304) 293-6823

patrick.mcginley@mail.wvu.edu
and
Suzanne M. Weise
Visiting Associate Professor of  Law

West Virginia University
College of Law
P.O. Box 6130
Morgantown, WV 26507-6130

(304-293-3367)

suzanne.weise@mail.wvu.edu



A. Access to voir dire

Overview

West Virginia

B. Anonymous juries

Overview

West Virginia