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"The Wrongful Convictions Reader" Edited by Professor Valena Beety is Reviewed in Cardozo Law Review de novo

The Wrongful Convictions Reader edited by West Virginia University Law professor Valena Beety with Russell Covey of Georgia State University College of Law was recently reviewed in Cardozo Law Review de novo.

"A Review of The Wrongful Convictions Reader: A Comprehensive Resource for Students, Faculty, and Practitioners" is wrtten by Stephanie Roberts Hartung. a professor at Northeastern University School of Law. In her review, Professor Hartung praises the book as a compilation that "offer[s] new perspectives to seasoned practitioners and scholars in the field" while it also "lends itself nicely to curricular organization for purposes of serving as a course textbook".

Professor James Friedberg Publishes New Work in Minnesota Journal of International law

West Virginia University College of Law professor James Friedberg recently published a new article in the Minnesota Journal of International Law. Professor Friedberg's article is titled "Yitz and Ishmael: A Drama in One Very Long Act". It appears in volume 28 of the journal.

From the abstract:

Professor Amy Cyphert Cited by Iowa Court of Appeals

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West Virginia University law professor Amy Cyphert has been cited by the Court of the Appeals of Iowa for the second time. Professor Cyphert's article "Prisoners of Fate: The Challenges of Creating Change for Children of Incarcerated Parents" was cited in In re D.S., Minor Child, No. 18-1954, 2019 WL 1056833 (Iowa Ct. App. Mar. 6, 2019).

From the abstract of "Prisoners of Fate: The Challenges of Creating Change for Children of Incarcerated Parents":

Professor Oliva Presents "Prescription Drug Privacy" at Northeastern University School of Law

On Saturday April 13, 2019, WVU Law professor Jennifer Oliva spoke at a workshop at Northeastern University School of Law in Boston, MA. The workshop, Promises and Perils of Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs was hosted by the Health in Justice Action Lab and held in conjuction with NUSL's annual health law conference. Professor Oliva presented on "Prescription Drug Privacy".

Read more of Professor Oliva's work on SSRN.

Professor Joshua Fershee Interviewed on Ipse Dixit Podcast

West Virginia University College of Law professor Joshua Fershee was recently interviewed on the Ipse Dixit Podcast. Ipse Dixit features interviews with legal scholars across a broad range of legal topics and expertise. Professor Fershee was interviewed by host Luce Nguyen and discussed his article "The End of Responsible Growth and Governance?: The Risks Posed by Social Enterprise Enabling Statutes and the Demise of Director Primacy", which was published in Transactions: The Tennessee Journal of Business Law. The episode was published on April 10, 2019.