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Professor Jena Martin Contributes to Columbia Law School Blue Sky Blog

West Virginia University College of Law professor Jena Martin recently contributed to the Columbia Law School Blue Sky Blog. Professor Martin's post appeared on Thursday, May 2, 2019 and is titled "Beyond Disclosure: A New Way of Examining Securities Regulation". In the post, Professor Martin discusses the structure of securities regulation and the need for a model that takes into account all market participants and how they affect the market.

The post is based on Professor Martin's article, “Changing the Rules of the Game: Beyond a Disclosure Framework for Securities Regulation” published in the West Virginia Law Review.

WVU College of Law SSRN Paper Series Publishes Volume 7, Issue 2

The West Virginia University College of Law Research Paper Series published Volume 7, Issue 2 on April 9, 2019. The following authors were featured for their scholarship recently published to SSRN: 

Amy Cyphert, The Devil is in the Details: Exploring Restorative Justice As an Option for Campus Sexual Assault Responses Under Title IX

Professor Martin Appointed to Morgantown Human Rights Commission

West Virginia University law professor Jena Martin has been appointed to the Morgantown Human Rights Commission as the law school liason. The City Council appoints members to the commission for two-year terms.

Morgantown City Council established a Human Rights Commission in 2001. The purpose of the Human Rights Commission is "to provide leadership for addressing community interaction and fairness concerns. It works to ensure that the City is not only providing services, but maintaining ways in which a community can live together inclusively, functionally, and justly despite differences, complexities, and conflicts."

Professor Jena Martin to Speak at IU Symposium on Trans-Boundary International Crime

On March 1, 2019, West Virginia University law professor Jena Martin will participate in a symposium at Indiana University McKinney School of Law. The symposium is sponsored by the Indiana International and Comparative Law Review and is titled "The Fight Against Trans-Boundary International Crime - Approaches, Methods and Solutions" .

Professor Martin will present her forthcoming work, "Be Careful What You Wish For: Prosecuting TNCs for Criminal Activity".

WVU College of Law SSRN Paper Series Publishes Volume 7, Issue 1

The West Virginia University College of Law Research Paper Series published Volume 7, Issue 1 on January 14, 2019. The following authors were featured for their scholarship recently published to SSRN:

Joshua Fershée, The End of Responsible Growth and Governance?: The Risks Posed by Social Enterprise Enabling Statutes and the Demise of Director Primacy