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Professor Anne Marie Lofaso Comments on Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. v. Hewitt in Preview of United States Supreme Court Cases

West Virginia University College of Law professor Anne Marie Lofaso recently published in the ABA's PREVIEW of United States Supreme Court Cases. Professor Lofaso comments on an upcoming employment law case, Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. v. Hewitt, Docket No. 21-984, to be heard in the October 2022 term. The article is titled "Is a Highly Compensated Employee with Executive Duties Entitled to orExempt from Overtime Pay Under the Fair Labor Standards Act WhereThat Employee Is Paid at a Daily Rate?". Professor Lofaso's contribution appears in volume 50, issue 1 of the journal, published in September 2022.

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Professor Sean Tu Publishes in New England Journal of Medicine

West Virginia College of Law professor S. Sean Tu published new scholarship in the New England Journal of Medicine. The article, titled "Product Hopping in the Drug Industry — Lessons from Albuterol" is co-authored by Professor Tu, Olivier J. Wouters, Ph.D. of the London School of Economics and Political Science, and William B. Feldman, M.D., D.Phil., M.P.H. of Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School.  It was published online by the journal on September 24, 2022 and will subsequently appear in print on September 29, 2022.

Find more of Professor Tu's scholarship on SSRN.

Professor Caroline Osborne and Librarian Stephanie Miller Publish Scholarly Impact Article in "The Role of Citation in the Law'

Scholarship by West Virginia University College of law professor Caroline Osborne and law librarian Stephanie Miller is newly published in The Role of Citation in the Law. The volume follows the April 2021 symposium, Citation and the Law, hosted by Yale Law School. It features twenty-one of the scholarly works presented at the symposium. Professor Osborne and Ms. Miller's work, The Scholarly Impact Matrix: An Empirical Study of How Multiple Metrics Create an Informed Story of a Scholar's Work, was previously published in Legal Reference Services Quarterly. It was also awarded AALL ALL-SIS Outstanding Article Award in 2021.

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Professor Sean Tu Authors Op-Ed in L.A. Times on Drug Patents

This week, West Virginia College of Law professor Sean Tu published an op-ed in the Los Angeles Times with co-authors Michael A. Carrier and Charles Duan. The op-ed, titled "Prevent a legal catch-22 that could push thousands of generic drugs off the market" appeared on September 21, 2022 and follows the filing of an amicus curiae brief by the authors in Teva Pharmaceuticals v. GlaxoSmithKline, No. 22-37. The United States Supreme Court will hear arguments in the case this forthcoming Ocobter 2022 term.

A summary of Brief of 42 Professors of Law, Economics, Business, and Medicine as Amici Curiae in Support of the Petition follows:

Professor Alison Peck Featured on TaxProf Blog

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On Monday, September 19, 2022, West Virginia University College of Law professor Alison Peck was featured on TaxProf Blog for her recent article, Standard Oil, Consolidated Coal, and the Roots of the Resource Curse in West Virginia. The article was published in volume 124 of the West Virginia Law Review in 2021. It was also previously reviewed on TaxProf Blog in June 2021 by Tracey Roberts of Cumberland Law School.

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