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Aging & Law in West Virginia

Aging & Law in West Virginia

Features a case of the week. By West Virginia Senior Legal Aid.

http://seniorlegalaid.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 31

    Public hearings on 17% rate increases for WV electric customer

    Public hearings on 17% rate increases for WV electric customer
    West Virginians served by Appalachian Power and Wheeling Power, American Electric Power’s (AEP) operating electric utility providers in the Mountain State can attend a series of upcoming public hearings, as the Public Service Commission of…
  • Oct 7

    Training: Improving Services to LGBT Older Adult

    Training: Improving Services to LGBT Older Adult
    The WVU School of Social Work in partnership with the WV Bureau of Senior Services and SAGE Services & Advocacy for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender Elders is offering a day-long training: Improving the Quality of Services and…
  • Sep 24

    WVU Festival of Ideas present 97 yr old photojournalist John G. Morri

    WVU Festival of Ideas present 97 yr old photojournalist John G. Morri
    October 8, 2014 7:30 p.m. The Erickson Alumni Center John Godfrey Morris is the most influential photo editor of his generation. His work with Robert Capa and Henri Cartier-Bresson, among many other influential photojournalists, can be seen…
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Drew Capuder's Employment Law Blog

Drew Capuder's Employment Law Blog

Covers employment law news and analysis, focusing on the US Supreme Court, the Fourth Circuit, and the Supreme Court of West Virginia. By Drew M. Capuder.

http://www.dcemploymentlawblog.com/
  • Oct 9

    Favorite quotes about the law, part 1

    Favorite quotes about the law, part 1
    Maybe it’s the frustrated novelist in me, but I’ve been thinking about literature and law.
  • Sep 13

    We’ve moved!! (but only our URL)

    We’ve moved!! (but only our URL)
    We’ve moved!! Kinda. Okay, it’s not a real move of anything physical. Our law firm, including the tables chairs, files, and whatever else, are all still in exactly the same place.
  • Sep 13

    Fifth Circuit applies hostile work environment to age claim

    Fifth Circuit applies hostile work environment to age claim
    Courts have sometimes questioned whether hostile work environment claims apply to all “flavors” of discrimination.
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Mediating Certainty

Mediating Certainty

Covers mediation and substantive legal developments impacting mediation in West Virginia. By Keith Jones.

http://mediatingcertainty.wordpress.com
  • Jun 8

    SCOTUS Rules: Caperton v. A. T. Massey

    SCOTUS Rules: Caperton v. A. T. Massey
    The United States Supreme Court ruled today in Caperton v. A. T. Massey, No. 08-22, that the Due Process Clause of the United States Constitution required that West Virginia Supreme Court Justice Brent Benjamin should have recused himself in…
  • May 29

    Disability Law: Reasonable Accommodation Requests and the Interactive Process in West Virginia, Framework

    Disability Law: Reasonable Accommodation Requests and the Interactive Process in West Virginia, Framework
    I was recently invited to deliver a presentation to a group of lawyers on “Reasonable Accommodation Requests and the Interactive Process in West Virginia.”  In connection with my presentation, I prepared an outline detailing the…
  • Apr 4

    WV Legislature: The First Shock Wave

    WV Legislature: The First Shock Wave
    In non-mediation news, one of the first bills which has passed both houses of the West Virginia Legislature and is awaiting action by the Governor deals with the Certificate of Need process in West Virginia (Senate Bill 321).  Although not…
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Morgantown Personal Injury Blog

Morgantown Personal Injury Blog

By Adams Legal Group, PLLC.

http://morgantowninjurylawyer.wordpress.com/
  • Nov 10

    DVPO Basics: Restoration of Firearm Right

    DVPO Basics: Restoration of Firearm Right
    Courts throughout the State of West Virginia issue Domestic Violence Protective Orders daily, in both magistrate courts and family courts, which often affect a person’s right to own or possess a firearm. A Court issues a Domestic…
  • Nov 5

    Cheat Lake Elementary School – New Standards-Based Grading: Every Kid Gets a Trophy

    Cheat Lake Elementary School – New Standards-Based Grading: Every Kid Gets a Trophy
    My son came home with his first report card for the 2014-2015 5th-grade year at Cheat Lake Elementary School, in Morgantown, Monongalia County, WV. Although, we had been forewarned about the new standards-based grading approach, I was still…
  • Oct 29

    First Time Pot Possession: What’s Next?

    First Time Pot Possession: What’s Next?
    A recent article in The Charleston Gazette noted that for many years in West Virginia, there were more arrests related to marijuana than for all other drugs combined. In 2012 alone, there were approximately 3,700 arrests for possession of…
Rank this Week: 2821

Special Education Law Blog

Special Education Law Blog

Discusses special education law topics. By Jim Gerl.

http://specialeducationlawblog.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 19

    Bullying of Kids With Disabilities - Part VIII

    Bullying of Kids With Disabilities - Part VIII
    No Bullying sign - School in Racine, Wisconsin (Photo credit: Wikipedia)Bullying remains the hottest of hot button issues in special education law.  We interrupted the series for my thoughts on the Rowley standard as applied to…
  • Nov 17

    Weekly Question!

    Weekly Question!
    We are continuing our series on bullying of kids with disabilities. What else should school districts do to prevent the serious problem of bullying?------- Thanks for subscribing! Jim Gerl
  • Nov 14

    Lessons From The Tri-State Conference: The Third Rail - Part I

    Lessons From The Tri-State Conference: The Third Rail - Part I
    I was honored to be asked to present again this year at the Tri-State Special Education Law Conference last week in Omaha. The conference is a joint effort of the Nebraska, Iowa and Kansas Departments of Education and TAESE. It was nice to…
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West Virginia Injury Lawyer Blog

West Virginia Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers car and ATV accidents. By the Wolfe Law Firm.

http://www.westvirginiainjurylawyerblog.com/
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West Virginia Lawyer Blog

West Virginia Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal appeals and personal injury law. By Wolfe Law Firm.

http://www.westvirginialawyer-blog.com/
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West Virginia Legal Blog

West Virginia Legal Blog

Provides an account of things people should do if hurt. By The Miley Legal Group.

http://www.mileylegal.com/blog/
  • May 29

    Pet Peeves: Health Benefits of having pet

    Pet Peeves: Health Benefits of having pet
    Hey friends!  Mia and Dexter here with the scoop. We sure do love our mommy and daddy; they feed us and play with us and take us for jogs.  In fact, sometimes I think mommy likes us even more than Jordin (but, shhhhh).  So,…
  • May 29

    BULLYING- IT’S HAPPENING IN OUR TOWN

    BULLYING- IT’S HAPPENING IN OUR TOWN
    Hunter explains what to do if you are being bullied. In recent years, there has been a surge of awareness related to bullying and the serious repercussions associated with it.  Even with all this talk, bullying is still a large problem…
  • May 28

    Kansas City-Style Barbecue Sauce

    Kansas City-Style Barbecue Sauce
    Summer is a great time to barbecue! Spice up your grill with the homemade Barbecue Sauce. Ingredients 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 cup coarsely chopped onion 2 cloves garlic, smashed 1 cup tomato sauce 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar 1/2 cup…
Rank this Week: 2020

West Virginia Legal Weblog

West Virginia Legal Weblog

A collection of legal news and commentary with a focus on West Virginia law. By Brian Peterson.

http://legalweblog.blogspot.com/
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West Virginia Personal Injury Law…

West Virginia Personal Injury Law Blog

Covers the law as well as issues about life, faith and healthy living. By Bordas & Bordas, PLLC.

http://www.bordaslaw.com/blog/
  • Nov 21

    People and Their Pets: A Look at the Furry Dodd

    People and Their Pets: A Look at the Furry Dodd
    Maybe you have a pet or are considering getting a pet. Perhaps you prefer a dog, cat, fish, hamster or have some other preference. Whatever your choice may be, it is believed that pets can provide therapeutic and health benefits...
  • Nov 20

    Three Ways Democrats Lost West Virginia (and Three Ways to Find it Again)

    Three Ways Democrats Lost West Virginia (and Three Ways to Find it Again)
    Two weeks ago, for the first time in nearly a century, the people of West Virginia elected Republican majorities to both chambers of the legislature. While Republicans expected gains in the off-year election, the results exceeded their…
  • Nov 19

    The Myth of Litigation-Driven "Defensive Medicine"

    The Myth of Litigation-Driven "Defensive Medicine"
    Following a wave of recent political efforts undertaken by insurance companies and healthcare providers, numerous states enacted harsh limitations on a victim's ability to seek compensation in the event that they were harmed by the…
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