Professor Wilson wins faculty scholarship award

WVU Law Professor Elaine Wilson

MORGANTOWN, WEST VIRGINIA — Tax law professor Elaine Wilson is the recipient of the 2016-17 Significant Scholarship Award at WVU Law.

She won the in-house award for her article Cooperatives: The First Social Enterprise, which will be published by the DePaul Law Review later this year. In the article, Wilson addresses the challenges faced by philanthropic organizations that pursue solutions to social problems by funding for-profit business.

WVU Law's employment rate beats the national average

WVU Law Class of 2016

That is the message in employment data recently released by the American Bar Association (ABA) for the Class of 2016 from 204 law schools.

The employment rate for WVU Law’s Class of 2016 is 76.5 percent for full-time, long-term jobs that are "Bar Passage Required" or "J.D. Advantage" — the gold standard for law school graduates. That is almost four points higher than national average of 72.6 percent.

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