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Brenda A. Waugh

Brenda Waugh’s Legal Cases

4 total

  • State ex rel. Games-Neely v. Sanders, 212 W.Va. 710, 575 S.E.2d 320 (2002).

    Practice Area:
    Constitutional
    Outcome:
    Statute was declared unconstitutional and defendant was not prosecuted.
    Description:
    The West Virginia Supreme Court declared a statute unconstitutional when it found that the statute violated the supremecy clause of the U.S. Constitution, pertaining to National Guard participation.
  • State ex rel. Dillon v. Egnor,188 W.Va. 221, 43 S.E.2d 624 (1992)

    Practice Area:
    Constitutional
    Outcome:
    The Court ruled that due process required that the litigant be permitted to file for divorce, pro se
    Description:
    Divorce litigant desired to proceed pro se.
  • State ex rel. Pries v. Watt, 186 W. Va. 49, 410 S.E.2d 285 (1991).

    Practice Area:
    Constitutional
    Outcome:
    The Court granted the writ, holding that the defendant did not have sufficient contact with West Virginia to confer jurisdiction.
    Description:
    Writ of prohibition was filed to prohibit judge from proceeding in litigation when the defendant had insufficient ties to West Virginia to confer jurisdiction.
  • Bailey v. Facemire, 186 W. Va. 528, 413 S.E.2d 183 (1991).

    Practice Area:
    Violent Crime
    Date:
    Jan 01, 1991
    Outcome:
    The Court ruled that part time prosecuting attorneys should not accept cases in areas which pose a potential conflict with constitutional duties.
    Description:
    Writ of prohibition sought to prohibit part time prosecutor from accepting cases involving potential conflict of interest.