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Professor Alison Peck Authors Blog Post at American Constitution Society Expert Forum

On May 4, 2021, West Virginia University College of Law Professor Alison Peck published blog post at the American Constitution Society Expert Forum: "Free the Immigration Courts from DOJ to Take Politics Out of Immigration Cases." In this piece Professor Peck discusses the existing structure of immigration courts within the Department of Justice and, ultimately, the need for change to independent Article I immigration courts.

Professor Peck's forthcoming book on this topic will be released on May 28, 2021: “The Accidental History of the U.S. Immigration Courts: War, Fear, and the Roots of Dysfunction.”

Professor Peck Publishes Op-Ed on Immigration Courts

On April 28, 2021, West Virginia University College of Law Professor Alison Peck published an op-ed with The Hill:  "Biden should call for Article I immigration courts".  In this piece Professor Peck discusses the existing structure of immigration courts within the Department of Justice and the need for change to independent Article I immigration courts.

Professor Peck's forthcoming book on this topic will be released on May 28, 2021: “The Accidental History of the U.S. Immigration Courts: War, Fear, and the Roots of Dysfunction.”

New Citations to WVU Law Faculty Scholarship, January - March 2021

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 January 1 and March 31, 2021.

Valarie Blake

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

New Citations to WVU Law Faculty Scholarship, April - June 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 spring between April 1 and June 30, 2020.  (Some citing articles dated 2019 appeared in print and/or on Westlaw in 2020.) 

Robert Bastress