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New Citations to WVU Law Faculty Scholarship, July - September 2020

The scholarship of West Virginia University College of Law faculty members is frequently cited as authority in numerous legal disciplines. The following is a list of faculty authored works cited this year between July 1 and September 30, 2020. 

Robert Bastress

Professor Weishart Speaks at Cardozo Law and UVA Events

West Virginia University College of Law Professor Joshua Weishart recently spoke at two events on the topic of education as a constitutional right. First, on September 29, 2020, Professor Weishart participated in a panel discussion during the Cardozo Law Review Symposium, "Fault Lines in the Constitution". The panel, titled "Sources of Affirmative Rights" is available to view online: https://larc.cardozo.yu.edu/floersheimer-recordings/2/

Second, Professor Weishart spoke on one of two panels hosted by the University of Virginia School of Law to discuss the issues raised in a new book authored by UVA Law professor Kimberly Jenkins Robinson, “A Federal Right to Education: Fundamental Questions for Our Democracy.” Professor Weishart joined other experts in the area of education law. The event took place on November 9, 2020 and the discussion can be viewed online:

Professor Anne Lofaso Authors Blog Series on the Legacy of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

West Virginia College of Law Professor Anne Marie Lofaso will author a new blog series hosted by the Oxford Human Rights Hub. The series is called "The Legacy of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg" and will delve into the contributions of Justice Ginsburg in the area of human rights. Professor Lofaso co-authored the introductory post with Rachel J. Wechsler, a Research Fellow at the NYU School of Law Center on the Administration of Criminal Law. Introduction: The “Notorious R.B.G.” was posted on November 5, 2020.

Read more of Professor Lofaso's scholarship on SSRN.

Professors Martin and Titolo to Publish New Scholarship on USPS

West Virginia College of Law Professors Jena Martin and Matthew Titolo recently posted new scholarship to SSRN. The article, The United States Postal Service: The One Word that Makes all the Difference, will appear in the Texas Law Review later this year. Professors Martin and Titolo were also featured on The Conversation to discuss related topics on October 22, 2020: Mail delays, the election and the future of the US Postal Service: 5 questions answered.

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