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Professor Oliva Starts Blog Series at Petrie-Flom Center's "Bill of Health"

West Virginia University law professor Jennifer Oliva has published the inaugural blog post in a new series hosted by "Bill of Health", the blog of Harvard Law's Petrie-Flom Center.  The series will examine servicemembers' "Homecoming-esque" experiences and traumas and the legal ramifications.

The first post was published on February 14, 2019 and is titled "'Homecoming' to a History of Servicemember Experimentation".

Professor Amy Cyphert Publishes New Work in Denver Law Review

West Virginia University lecturer in law Amy Cyphert recently published new work in the Denver Law Review. The article is titled "The Devil is in the Details: Exploring Restorative Justice as an Option for Campus Sexual Assault Responses Under Title IX" and appears in volume 96 of the journal.

From the abstract:

Professor Jennifer Oliva Participates in Third Annual Regional Health Law Works-in-Progress Retreat at Seton Hall Law School

On Friday, February 8, 2019, WVU Law professor Jennifer Oliva participated in the  Third Annual Regional Health Law Works-in-Progress Retreat at Seton Hall Law School.  The event is designed to give health law scholars an opportunity to share their work and exchange ideas.  It is sponsored by the school's Center for Health & Pharmaceutical Law & Policy.   Professor Oliva was an invited commentator in a session discussing "Health Information Defederalization".

Read Professor Oliva's scholarship on SSRN.  

Professor Weishart on the Constitutionality of Charter School Bill, SB 451

West Virginia University law professor Joshua Weishart comments on the constitutionality of the charter school provisions of West Virginia Senate Bill, SB 451 in a blog post on West Virginia Legal Ed: "Charter School Bill Likely Unconstitutional".

Professor Weishart was also interviewed on the issue on West Virginia Public Broadcasting by news director Jesse Wright. Watch the interview here:

Professor Amy Cyphert Cited by the Court of Appeals of Iowa

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West Virginia University law professor Amy Cyphert has been cited by the Court of the Appeals of Iowa. Professor Cyphert's article "Prisoners of Fate: The Challenges of Creating Change for Children of Incarcerated Parents" was cited in In re R.B., Minor Child, 919 N.W.2d 769 (2018).

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