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WVU Law at the 2024 AALS Annual Meeting

Last week, WVU Law faculty members participated at the 2024 AALS Annual Meeting in Washington, DC. 

On Friday, January 5, Professor Ann M.  Eisenberg participated in a Works-in-Progress session, co-sponsored by the Natural Resources and Energy Law Section, and the Agricultural and Food Law, Animal Law, and Environmental Law Section of AALS.  The workshop gathered scholars in the relevant fields to both give and receive reviews of in-progress scholarship. 

Professor Trychta Appointed as Secretary of AALS Section on Academic Support

West Virginia University College of Law professor and Director of the Academic Excellence Center Kirsha Trychta has been selected to serve as secretary of the Association of American Law Schools Section on Academic Support. Professor Trychta will serve a three-year term in succeeding positions. First, as secretary, then as chair-elect, and finally as section chair. Professor Trychta will take office in January 2020.

Professor Jennifer Oliva Presents at 2019 AALS Annual Conference

West Virginia University law professor Jennifer Oliva will present at two sessions at the upcoming 2019 AALS Annual Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana. Professor Oliva will participate on a panel entitled "Legal Solutions to Meeting the Mental Health Needs of our Most Vulnerable Populations" sponsored by the Section on Law and Mental Disability on January 5, 2019.

Professor Oliva will also present her paper "Prescription Drug Policing: The Right to Protected Health Information Privacy Pre- and Post- Carpenter", at the Young Scholars works-in-progress session for the Section on Law, Medicine and Health Care on January 3, 2018.