AALS, WVU Veterans Advocacy Law Clinic Director selected as a Bellow Scholar by the American Association of Law Schools, November 1, 2017
Jennifer Oliva, associate professor of law and public health at WVU, has been selected a Bellow Scholar by the Association of American Law Schools (AALS). The Bellow Scholar program recognizes and supports the research projects of clinical law teachers seeking to improve the quality of justice in communities, to enhance the delivery of legal services, and to promote economic and social justice. Oliva is the director of the Veterans Advocacy Law Clinic at WVU Law. She is conducting interdisciplinary research to help veterans released from prison return to society and lead productive lives. The Bellow Scholars program is named for the late Gary Bellow, a Harvard law professor who pioneered modern clinical legal education. Only four Bellow scholars were selected for the 2017-19 program.