Professors Kirsha Trychta, Amy Cyphert, and Melissa Giggenbach Speak at 2024 Indigent Defense Annual Conference

West Virginia University College of Law professors Kirsha Trycta, Amy Cyphert, and Melissa Giggenbach each presented at the 2024 Indigent Defense Annual Conference, hosted by the West Virginia Public Defense Services on June 5-7. 2024.

On Wednesday, June 5, Professor Amy Cyphert spoke on the topic of "AI and Ethics."

New Citations to WVU Law Scholarship, January to March 2024

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 and made available on Westlaw Precision between January 1, 2024 and March 31, 2024.

Librarian Nicholas Stump Presents at 2024 SEAALL Annual Meeting

West Virginia University College of Law librarian Nicholas Stump recently presented at the annual meeting of the Southeastern Chapter of the American Association of Law Libraries. The meeting was hosted by the University of Kentucky in Lexington, KY on May 16-18, 2024.  Mr. Stump presented two programs at the meeting.

On Friday May 17, 2024, Mr. Stump presented a program titled "Critical Legal Research and the Biases of General Artificial Intelligence: What Law Librarians Need to Know."

Research Repository Update: April 2024

During April 2024, the contents of the WVU College of Law community in the Research Repository @ WVU had 17,875 new full-text downloads of the 5,805 total works archived in our collections. Readers came from 1,372 different institutions across 152 different countries and territories. This brings the total full-text downloads of scholarship from the College of Law collections to 693,550.

Law faculty scholarship was downloaded a total of 4,683 times in April 2024. The most downloaded articles from the faculty scholarship collection last month are:

Professors Amy Cyphert and Sean Tu Will Publish New Scholarship on AI, Legal Reasoning, Legal Research, and Legal Writing

West Virginia University College of Law professors  Amy Cyphert and Sean Tu will publish new scholarship with co-author Sam Perl (Carnegie Mellon University) in an upcoming volume of the Minnesota Journal of Law, Science & Technology.  The article is titled "Artificial Intelligence: Legal Reasoning, Legal Research and Legal Writing" and is available now on SSRN:

From the abstract: