West Virginia University News

'Legal giant,' respect judge and justice Recht dies

By Chris Dickerson | Oct 29, 2018

WHEELING – Former state Supreme Court Justice and longtime circuit judge Arthur Recht has died. He was 80. Recht died Oct. 28 at Wheeling Hospital after suffering a stroke.

Kleeh confirmed as federal judge for West Virginia's Northern District

By Chris Dickerson | Oct 12, 2018

WASHINGTON — Morgantown attorney Tom Kleeh has been confirmed as a federal judge for West Virginia's Northern District.

Two WVU students participate in Google law program

By Kyla Asbury | Oct 2, 2018

MORGANTOWN — Two West Virginia University College of Law second-year law students spent time this summer working with Google through its Legal Summer Institute.

WVU law school conducts Community Service Fair

By Kyla Asbury | Oct 2, 2018

MORGANTOWN — The West Virginia University College of Law recently held its Community Service Fair.

Law school grad fights opioid epidemic

By Kyla Asbury | Sep 10, 2018

MORGANTOWN — A West Virginia University College of Law graduate discovered her passion to combat the opioid crisis plaguing the state and came up with a plan.

WVU professor awarded Fulbright Scholar Grant

By Kyla Asbury | Sep 7, 2018

A West Virginia University College of Law professor recently received the prestigious Fulbright Scholar Grant.

Bridgeport couple accuses West Virginia University of constructive discharge

By Philip Gonzales | Aug 27, 2018

MORGANTOWN — A Bridgeport couple is suing a West Virginia University board, alleging age discrimination, hostile work environment, retaliation and constructive eviction.

Hartley Law Group donates $500,000 for 'lung bus'

By Kyla Asbury | Aug 7, 2018

CHARLESTON — Hartley Law Group has donated $500,000 toward West Virginia University Cancer Institute's purchase of a mobile lung cancer screening vehicle.

Veterans Advocacy Law Clinic student attorneys win VA benefits for two veterans in state

By Kyla Asbury | Jul 24, 2018

MORGANTOWN – West Virginia University College of Law's Veterans Advocacy Law Clinic is helping veterans, as well as helping to teach third-year law students how to represent veterans.

New WVU Law associate dean eager to 'innovate and adapt' teaching

By Kyla Asbury | Jul 23, 2018

MORGANTOWN – Two professors at West Virginia University's recently were appointed to three-year terms as associate deans for the College of Law.

A matter of public record

By The West Virginia Record | Jul 17, 2018

If some document or piece of information is a matter of public record, how can a public servant withhold it from the public?

Tu says work as associate WVU Law dean means he can 'provide resources needed'

By Kyla Asbury | Jul 16, 2018

MORGANTOWN – Two professors at West Virginia University's recently were appointed to three-year terms as associate deans for the College of Law.

Non-profit law firm sues WVU over denial of China Energy deal documents

By Kyla Asbury | Jul 9, 2018

A non-profit law firm sued West Virginia University for refusing a public records request for documents related to the China Energy deal.

Greear appointed as Kanawha interim circuit court judge

By Chris Dickerson | Jul 2, 2018

CHARLESTON – Dan Greear has been appointed as the interim circuit judge in Kanawha County, taking over the seat vacated by former Judge Jim Stucky's retirement.

Third Mountain State Land Use Academy discusses opioids, broadband

By Kyla Asbury | Jun 21, 2018

MORGANTOWN — West Virginia University's Land Use and Sustainable Development Law Clinic held the third annual Mountain State Land Use Academy, where topics such as the opioid epidemic and broadband were discussed.

West Virginia's Family Nutrition Program helps state's drug court participants

By Kyla Asbury | Jun 21, 2018

MORGANTOWN—West Virginia is taking measures to help those battling drug addiction with alternative education programs, including nutrition classes, to strengthen the county's drug court programs.

Two WVU law students receive inaugural Rural Practice Scholarship

By Kyla Asbury | Jun 21, 2018

Nathan Bennett and Sarah Petitto, West Virginia University College of Law students, are the first-ever recipients for the Rural Practice Scholarship.

Shale boom could benefit West Virginia economy but hurt landowners

By Kyla Asbury | Jun 19, 2018

CHARLESTON—The recent shale boom could benefit West Virginia's economy in different ways, but could also harm surface owners' rights.

WVU honors Pittsburgh attorney with Justitia Officium award

By Kyla Asbury | Jun 8, 2018

MORGANTOWN — A Pittsburgh attorney who was raised in West Virginia has received an award for outstanding contributions and service to the legal profession.

Justitia Officium award winner Aloi feels humbled, honored

By Kyla Asbury | Jun 8, 2018

CLARKSBURG — A federal magistrate judge was one of two recipients of the 2018 Justitia Officium Award presented by the West Virginia University College of Law faculty.

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