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Professor Jesse Richardson Speaks on Webinar Panel for ABA Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources

West Virginia College of Law Professor Jesse Richardson recently spoke on a webinar panel for the ABA Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources. The webinar, held on March 19, 2021, was hosted by the SEER Water Resources Committee. Panelists discussed the effects of recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions on the sufficiency of water supply, water management, and water supply protection. Cases included: County of Maui, Hawaii v. Hawaii Wildlife Fund (federal jurisdiction over groundwater), Texas v. New Mexico and Florida v. Georgia (withdrawals by one state affecting flows relied upon by the neighboring downstream state), and Mississippi v. Tennessee (pumping groundwater from an aquifer serving an adjoining state).

Find more of Professor Richardson's scholarship in the WVU Research Repository.

Professor Jena Martin Presents New Scholarship at University of Connecticut Workshop

West Virginia University College of Law Professor Jena Martin recently presented a work-in-progress as part of the Business & Human Righst Workshop Series hosted by University of Connecticut Human Rights Institute. With her co-author, Dr. Rachel Chambers, Professor Martin discussed a new paper titled "A Foreign Corrupt Practices Act for Human Rights". The workshop was held virtually on March 18, 2021.

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Professor Anne Marie Lofaso Publishes Two New Articles in West Virginia Law Review Online

West Virginia University College of Law Professor Anne Marie Lofaso recently published new scholarship in the West Virginia Law Review Online. The articles were co-authored with third year WVU law students Isabella Anderson, Anna Filatova, Blake Humphrey, McKenna Meadows, and Brice Phillips.

The work is in two parts and downloadable at the following links:

New Scholarship by Professor Amy Cyphert Cited by Southern District of West Virginia in United States v. Johnson

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West Virginia University College of Law Professor Amy Cyphert recently published a new article in the Seton Hall Law Review. The articled is titled "Reprogramming Recidivism: The First Step Act and Algorithmic Prediction of Risk" and appears in volume 51 of the journal.

Shortly after publication, Professor Cyphert's article was cited by United States District Court, Southern District of West Virignia in an opinion written by Judge Joseph R. Goodwin: United States v. Johnson, No. 2:16-cr-00163-01, 2021 WL 297131 (S.D. W. Va Jan. 28, 2021).