In recognition of his long history of working to improve health care in this country, the West Virginia Law Review will dedicate its next issue to Sen. Jay Rockefeller.

“In an era of partisan turmoil, Senator Jay Rockefeller has partnered with other legislators from across the aisle to tackle problems associated with cost, access, and quality of health care in this country,” West Virginia Law Review Editor-in Chief Lee Sparks said.

“This special issue, entitled Health Care in America, includes several articles pertaining to the current state of health care in the United States. As a champion of bipartisan health care reform, the members of the West Virginia Law Review chose to honor Senator Rockefeller’s life-long commitment to health policy with this special dedication,” said Sparks, a third-year law student at the West Virginia University College of Law.

Volume 113, Issue 1 of the Law Review will be dedicated to Rockefeller in a ceremony at 12:30 p.m., Friday Nov. 12, 2010 in the Ruby Grand Hall at the WVU Erickson Alumni Center.

Rockefeller will be honored by members of the West Virginia Law Review editorial staff who will be joined by WVU President James P. Clements ; Joyce E. McConnell, The William J. Maier Jr. Dean and Thomas R. Goodwin Professor of Law at the WVU College of Law; the WVU Board of Governors ; the WVU Alumni Board ; members of the WVU College of Law faculty and administration; as well as special invited guests associated with the West Virginia Law Review.

Founded in 1894, the West Virginia Law Review is the fourth oldest law review in the United States and publishes three issues each year. The West Virginia Law Review is a professional, student-governed legal journal that publishes articles of interest to legal scholars, students, legislators, and members of the practicing Bar. The publication, which includes notes, comments, and articles of scholarly and practical value to the legal community, is published by a student editorial board at the WVU College of Law.



CONTACT:Brian Caudill, WVU College of Law

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