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Professor McGinley serves on AP legislative panel

Patrick McGinley, the Charles Haden II Professor of Law, recently participated in the annual “Legislative Lookahead” panel hosted by the West Virginia Press Association.

Each year, the event serves as a forum for panelists to inform journalists on key issues and events within the state that could affect the upcoming legislative session. 

McGinley, along with fellow panelists Tim Armistead, the incoming Speaker of the House of Delegates, and Don Smith, the Executive Director of the West Virginia Press Association, participated in a discussion on freedom of information act and other issues that may come before the legislature during the 2015 session. Rob Byers, Executive Editor of the Charleston Gazette, was the panel moderator. 

Other topics discussed at the event held in Charleston included municipal issues, gun rights, water quality, and Republican control of the state legislature.

ABA president-elect speaking at WVU Law January 29

MORGANTOWN, WEST VIRGINIA—Paulette Brown, the president-elect of the American Bar Association, is speaking at the West Virginia University College of Law on Thursday, January 29, at 7:15 p.m. in the college’s Event Hall.

Admission is free and the public is invited to attend.

The next College of Law Open House is January 24

MORGANTOWN, WEST VIRGINIA—The West Virginia University College of Law is hosting an open house for prospective students from 9:00 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. on Saturday, January 24.

Registration for Experience WVU Law Day is free and includes lunch. It is open to anyone interested in earning a law degree, including high school students, college students, and second-career adults. The deadline for registration is Friday, January 16.

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