High Court To Consider Due Process In Massey Case

Law360, New York (November 14, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear arguments to determine whether a judge's failure to recuse himself from a case in which he received a $3 million campaign contribution from one party violates the due process rights of the other, as petitioner Harman Mining Corp. has alleged.

Harman, a subsidiary of Harman Development Corp., filed a petition for a writ of certiorari with the U.S. Supreme Court on July 2. The petition contended that West Virginia Supreme Court Justice Brent Benjamin's refusal to recuse...
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