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Professor Krech Elected Treasurer of ALWD

On August 1, 2019, Professor David Krech began a three-year term as Treasurer of the Association of Legal Writing Directors. Professor Krech was elected to the position by the ALWD membership in March 2019. As Treasurer, he will serve on the Board of Directors. 

Professor Krech also served the organization as the chair of the Conference Site Committee for ALWD's biennial meeting in Boston, MA from May 29-31, 2019. The conference was hosted by Suffolk University Law School.

WVU College of Law SSRN Paper Series Publishes Volume 7, Issue 3

The West Virginia University College of Law Research Paper Series published Volume 7, Issue 3 on August 2, 2019. The following authors were featured for their scholarship recently published to SSRN:

James Friedberg, Yitz and Ishmael: A Drama in One Very Long Act, International Law, Settlements and the Two-State Solution, and Nuclear Weapons, Elephants, Israel and the World Court.

WVU Law at SEALS: Saturday August 3, 2019

This week, WVU Law faculty members are presenting and discussing their scholarship at the 2019 SEALS Annual Conference in Boca Raton, Florida. On Saturday, August 3, 2019 Professor Caroline Osborne participated in a discussion group at the conference participated in a discussion group titled "Providing Non-Traditional Library Services: A Bridge Too Far or Part of a Responsive Relationship" moderated by Professor Kristina Niedringhau of Georgia State University College of Law.

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WVU Law at SEALS: Friday August 2, 2019

This week, WVU Law faculty members are presenting and discussing their scholarship at the 2019 SEALS Annual Conference in Boca Raton, Florida. On Friday, August 2, 2019 Professors Elaine Waterhouse Wilson and Patrick McGinley participated in discussion groups and panels at the conference.

Professor McGinley spoke on a panel titled "The Opioid Crisis—Legal and Health Implications" moderated by Professor Theodore Rave of University of Houston Law Center.

WVU Law at SEALS: Thursday August 1, 2019

This week, WVU Law faculty members are presenting and discussing their scholarship at the 2019 SEALS Annual Conference in Boca Raton, Florida. On Thursday, August 1, 2019 Professors Vincent Cardi, Elaine Waterhouse Wilson, and Joshua Weishart participated in discussion groups and panels at the conference.

Professor Weishart particpated in a discussion group on State Consititutional Law moderated by Professor Jeffrey Usman of Belmont University College of Law.