NEWEST JUSTICE West Virginia Supreme Court To Welcome Newest Justice
Reported by: Associated Press
Web Producer: Jeff Morris
Reported: Dec. 13, 2012 5:10 PM EST
Updated: Dec. 13, 2012 5:19 PM EST
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, Kanawha County
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West Virginia's Supreme Court of Appeals is welcoming its newest justice.
The court is holding a Friday robing ceremony for Justice-elect Allen Loughry in its state Capitol chamber.
Voters chose Loughry and incumbent Justice Robin Davis for the two seats on the Nov. 6 ballot.
Justice Margaret Workman will deliver the oath of office to Loughry. His 12-year term begins Jan. 1.
The 42-year-old is new to the bench, but not to the court. Loughry has been a law clerk there since 2003. He was a senior assistant attorney general and a special prosecutor earlier in his legal career.
Loughry joins Justice Brent Benjamin as the Republicans on the five-member court. The Tucker County native also wrote a 2006 book chronicling political corruption and shenanigans in West Virginia.
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