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April 4th, 2014John P. Blanc, a recent Law Review alumnus, passed away this week. The West Virginia Law Review sends its thoughts and prayers to both the family and the friends to this outstanding former member. We are saddened by his recent passing. He touched the lives of many current editors, and his loss comes as shock. We hope nothing but the best for his family and friends. Below is a short biography, along with a link to his student note, A Total Eclipse of Human Rights—-Illustrated by Mohamed v. Jeppesen Dataplan, Inc.
Born March 24, 1981, in Ranson, John was the son of Patrick and Linda Blanc. He was a 1999 graduate of Jefferson High School. John worked in banking and customer services industries before receiving his RBA from Shepherd University in 2008. He then continued his education at the West Virginia University College of Law, graduating in 2012. John served as editor for the West Virginia Law Review and as a constitutional law Dean’s Fellow in the Academic Excellence Program at the College of Law for his second and third years. He joined the Shuman, McCuskey and Slicer Law Firm in Morgantown, working at both their Morgantown and Charleston offices.