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Professor Will Rhee Publishes Trial Prep Procedures Tool for Civil Trials in Rutgers Law Review

West Virginia University College of Law Professor Will Rhee and co-author L. Richard Walker recently published new scholarship in the Rutgers University Law Review. The article is titled "The Trial Preparation Procedures—Civil" and offers a trial preparation tool for practitioners. It appears in volume 73 of the journal. A follow-up focused on trial preparation in criminal matters is also to be published.

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Professor Sean Tu Publishes New Scholarship on Patent Examiner Interviews in Florida State Law Review Online

West Virginia University College of Law Professor Sean Tu recently published new scholarship in the Florida State Law Review Online.  The article is titled Patent Examination and Examiner Interviews and is also available on SSRN: https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3725770

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Scholarship by Professor Amy Cyphert Citied by U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit in U.S. v. Juliano

West Virginia University College of Law professor Amy Cyphert was recently cited by the United States Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit. The Court cited Professor Cyphert's article, Reprogramming Recidivism: The First Step Act and Algorithmic Prediction of Risk , 51 Seton Hall L. Rev. 331 (2020) for its discussion of the First Step Act in U.S. v. Juliano .

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Research Repository Update: August 2021

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During August 2021, the contents of the WVU College of Law community in the Research Repository @ WVU had 8.025 new full-text downloads of the 5,648 total works archived in our collections. Readers came from 656 different institutions across 135 different countries. This brings the total full-text downloads of scholarship from the College of Law collections to 251,950.

The most downloaded faculty scholarship in August 2021 were:

Professor Jesse Richardson Co-Authors New Scholarship on Property Data

West Virginia University College of Law Professor Jesse Richardson recently posted new scholarship to SSRN. The paper is titled "Studying the impacts of environmental amenities and hazards with nationwideproperty data: best data practices for interpretable and reproducible analyses" and is co-authored by academics at ten universities across the country with expertise in property data analysis.

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