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West Virginia University News
MORGANTOWN – Two professors at West Virginia University's recently were appointed to three-year terms as associate deans for the College of Law.
A non-profit law firm sued West Virginia University for refusing a public records request for documents related to the China Energy deal.
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.
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.
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.
Nathan Bennett and Sarah Petitto, West Virginia University College of Law students, are the first-ever recipients for the Rural Practice Scholarship.
CHARLESTON—The recent shale boom could benefit West Virginia's economy in different ways, but could also harm surface owners' rights.
MORGANTOWN — A Pittsburgh attorney who was raised in West Virginia has received an award for outstanding contributions and service to the legal profession.
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.
MORGANTOWN—The employment rate for graduates of West Virginia University College of Law in 2017 is higher than the national average, according to recent statistics.
MORGANTOWN — There is a future for coal in West Virginia, but the question of how it will change remains to be determined, according to one expert.
CHARLESTON – A veteran Charleston attorney is throwing his hat into the ring for the vacant Kanawha Circuit Court judgeship.
MORGANTOWN -- A new editor of West Virginia University Law School's journal has been elected.
MORAGANTOWN -- The West Virginia University’s College of Law has awarded professor Joshua Weishart its annual Significant Scholarship Award for his article, ““Equal Liberty in Proportion.”
MORGANTOWN -- West Virginia University is introducing a legal certification class on title research for students who are graduating and are interested in continuing their career in the energy sector.
MORGANTOWN -- A new program to assist consumers in West Virginia has been launched by the West Virginia University College of Law and Marshall University as a result of a $1 million donation to each university.
MORGANTOWN – West Virginia University College of Law third-year student Jaden Rhea’s West Virginia Law Review article about the privatized prison transportation industry has earned her one of 15 Burton Distinguished Legal Writing Award for Law Schools for 2018.
MORGANTOWN -- Elizabeth Van Nostrand, an assistant professor at the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, led the annual John W. Fisher II Lecture in Law and Medicine April 3 in Event Hall at West Virginia University Law.
MORGANTOWN — This year's winner of West Virginia University College of Law Baker Cup says she came away from the moot court competition with more than simply the much coveted annual prize.