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Professor Joshua Weishart Responds to WV Senate Anti-Strike Bill

West Virginia University law professor Joshua Weishart responds to the West Virginia Senate bill that would ban teacher strikes in a blog post on West Virginia Legal Ed, June 14, 2019: "Illegal" Best Describes Punitive Anti-Strike Bill, Not Teacher Activism. The West Virginia legislature is currently considering the Establishing Student Success Act in an special legislative session. It was passed by the Senate on June 3, 2019.

A version of Professor Weishart's post was also published online by the Charleston Gazette-Mail on Wednesday June 19, 2019.

WVU Law Faculty Participate in Law Review Education Law Symposium

West Virginia University School of Law faculty members will participate in the West Virginia Law Review's annual symposium to be held today, Thursday, February 21 and tomorrow Friday, February 22, 2019. The Education Law Symposium will explore two landmark education law decisions - Pauley v. Kelly and the Recht Decision. Other symposium topics include the 2018 teacher strikes; recent trends in state education rights litigation; the future for equity in education; and education law in higher learning.

Professors Joshua Weishart, Shine Tu, and Dean Gregory Bowman will all participate as panelists or panel moderators.

Professor Weishart on the Constitutionality of Charter School Bill, SB 451

West Virginia University law professor Joshua Weishart comments on the constitutionality of the charter school provisions of West Virginia Senate Bill, SB 451 in a blog post on West Virginia Legal Ed: "Charter School Bill Likely Unconstitutional".

Professor Weishart was also interviewed on the issue on West Virginia Public Broadcasting by news director Jesse Wright. Watch the interview here: