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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 Scholarship by Professor Amy Cyphert Cited by Southern District of West Virginia in United States v. Johnson

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West Virginia University College of Law Professor Amy Cyphert recently published a new article in the Seton Hall Law Review. The articled is titled "Reprogramming Recidivism: The First Step Act and Algorithmic Prediction of Risk" and appears in volume 51 of the journal.

Shortly after publication, Professor Cyphert's article was cited by United States District Court, Southern District of West Virignia in an opinion written by Judge Joseph R. Goodwin: United States v. Johnson, No. 2:16-cr-00163-01, 2021 WL 297131 (S.D. W. Va Jan. 28, 2021).

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

Professor Amy Cyphert Cited by Iowa Court of Appeals for the Third Time

West Virginia University law professor Amy Cyphert has been cited by the Iowa Court of the Appeals for the third time. Professor Cyphert's article "Prisoners of Fate: The Challenges of Creating Change for Children of Incarcerated Parents" was cited in In the Interest of J.S., Minor Child, No. 20-0224, 2020 WL 1881126 (Iowa Ct. App. Apr. 15, 2020).

From the abstract of "Prisoners of Fate: The Challenges of Creating Change for Children of Incarcerated Parents":