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ACCESS ACT to be heard in House subcommittee

By Vimbai Chikomo | May 19, 2016

The House Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Constitution and Civil Justice will be holding a hearing today on the ACCESS (ADA Compliance for Customer Entry to Stores and Services) Act, which aims to protect small businesses from the widespread abuse of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

W.Va. BIC rallies behind FACT Act

By Vimbai Chikomo | Jan 28, 2016

WASHINGTON D.C. -- A federal act promoting transparency and access to information relating to asbestos claims recently passed in the U.S. House of Representatives and has now been introduced in the Senate.

Two WVU professors get published on the Oxford Human Rights Hub Blog

By Vimbai Chikomo | Dec 22, 2015

Two West Virginia Law faculty members have been published on the Oxford Human Rights Hub Blog (OxHRH Blog) recently. Dr. Anne Marie Lofaso, a professor at the West Virginia University College of Law, wrote an article for the blog evaluating the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) unanimous decision to dismiss college football players’ petition for union representation. Lofaso, who spent 10 years as an attorney with the National Labor Relations Board’s Appellate and Supreme Court Branches,

Articles by two WVU students get published on Oxford Human Rights Hub Blog

By Vimbai Chikomo | Dec 22, 2015

Two West Virginia University Law students have been published on the Oxford Human Rights Hub Blog (OxHRH Blog). Tasha Frazie and Christopher Smith, both J.D.

Steptoe & Johnson participating in annual NAPE Denver Expo

By Vimbai Chikomo | Dec 10, 2015

DENVER -- Steptoe & Johnson PLLC will be participating in this year’s annual NAPE Denver Expo in Denver, Colorado on Dec. 9 & 10, at the Colorado Convention Center.

Steager named editor of 'Guidebook to West Virginia Taxes'

By Vimbai Chikomo | Dec 4, 2015

For the sixth consecutive year, attorney Dale W. Steager has been named editor of the annual “Guidebook to West Virginia Taxes.” The West Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants publishes the guidebook annually and Steager has been the editor since 2010.

Circuit judge helps celebrate National Adoption Month

By Vimbai Chikomo | Nov 30, 2015

West Virginia families who have opened their homes and expanded their families by adopting children came out to celebrate National Adoption Month. Joining the celebration was Judge Gary Johnson, Chairman of the Supreme Court’s Court Improvement Program Oversight Board (CIP) since 2001, who gave a speech at the Adoption Day ceremony on Nov. 21, in South Charleston.

WVU law professor's book on human rights published

By Vimbai Chikomo | Nov 25, 2015

In 2011, the United Nations established the first set of global standards for preventing businesses from violating human rights by adopted the Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. Now, four years later, a new book has emerged courtesy of a WVU College of Law conference in Sept. 2013.

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