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Professor Weishart Publishes Commentary on 100 Days in Appalachia

West Virginia University College of Law Professor Joshua Weishart recently published commentary at 100 Days in Appalachia. The post, titled "Remote Learning Highlights Inequities in Public Education. But A Premature Return to In-Person Learning Could Be Worse", appeared on January 14, 2021.  In it, Professor Weishart discusses the return to in-person learning in West Virginia public schools during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Read more of Professor Weishart's scholarship on SSRN.

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

Professor Weishart Speaks at Cardozo Law and UVA Events

West Virginia University College of Law Professor Joshua Weishart recently spoke at two events on the topic of education as a constitutional right. First, on September 29, 2020, Professor Weishart participated in a panel discussion during the Cardozo Law Review Symposium, "Fault Lines in the Constitution". The panel, titled "Sources of Affirmative Rights" is available to view online: https://larc.cardozo.yu.edu/floersheimer-recordings/2/

Second, Professor Weishart spoke on one of two panels hosted by the University of Virginia School of Law to discuss the issues raised in a new book authored by UVA Law professor Kimberly Jenkins Robinson, “A Federal Right to Education: Fundamental Questions for Our Democracy.” Professor Weishart joined other experts in the area of education law. The event took place on November 9, 2020 and the discussion can be viewed online:

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