WVU College of Law lecture to address Confederate monument removal

A top attorney for New Orleans will discuss his city’s removal of Confederate monuments for the annual Charles L. Ihlenfeld Lecture on Public Policy and Ethics Monday, October 2, at 5 p.m. in the event hall at the West Virginia University College of Law.

New law scholarship at WVU will benefit rural communities

A new scholarship established at West Virginia University by the West Virginia State Bar Association is designed to increase legal services in rural communities across the Mountain State. The Rural Practice Scholarship at the WVU College of Law will be awarded to two members of the Class of 2020 who commit to practicing law in under-served areas.

WVU Constitution Day program Sept. 18 will address freedom of the press

West Virginia University’s annual observance of Constitution Day this year will focus on the role of a free press in a democratic society. A Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist will join WVU communications, journalism and law professors to address the erosion of the First Amendment, fake news, and why a free press is necessary for a strong democracy.

U.S.-Cuba baseball diplomacy to be discussed at the WVU College of Law

International relations scholar Daniel Añorve Añorve will deliver the annual Archibald McDougall Lecture on International Law on September 5 at 12:30 p.m. in the Event Hall at the West Virginia University College of Law. Añorve will discuss “The Role of Baseball Diplomacy in U.S.-Cuban Relations.” He is a professor of law, policy and government at the University of Guanajuato in Mexico.