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Research Repository Update: April 2024

During April 2024, the contents of the WVU College of Law community in the Research Repository @ WVU had 17,875 new full-text downloads of the 5,805 total works archived in our collections. Readers came from 1,372 different institutions across 152 different countries and territories. This brings the total full-text downloads of scholarship from the College of Law collections to 693,550.

Law faculty scholarship was downloaded a total of 4,683 times in April 2024. The most downloaded articles from the faculty scholarship collection last month are:

Professors Amy Cyphert and Sean Tu Will Publish New Scholarship on AI, Legal Reasoning, Legal Research, and Legal Writing

West Virginia University College of Law professors  Amy Cyphert and Sean Tu will publish new scholarship with co-author Sam Perl (Carnegie Mellon University) in an upcoming volume of the Minnesota Journal of Law, Science & Technology.  The article is titled "Artificial Intelligence: Legal Reasoning, Legal Research and Legal Writing" and is available now on SSRN:  https://papers.ssrn.com/abstract_id=4817765.

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Professor Matthew Titolo Wins WVU Law's Significant Scholarship Award for 2024

West Virginia University College of Law professor Matthew Titolo was named WVU Law's Significant Scholarship Award winner for the 2023-2024 academic year. Professor Titolo earns this award for his recently published book, "Privatization and Its Discontents: Infrastructure, Law, and American Democracy." The Significant Scholarship Award is given to a law faculty member each year whose written work addresses an important public issue while demonstrating their ability to conduct thorough research through clear and concise writing.

"Privatization and Its Discontents: Infrastructure, Law, and American Democracy" is published by Cambridge University Press.

WVU College of Law SSRN Paper Series Publishes Volume 12, Issue 1

The West Virginia University College of Law Research Paper Series published Volume 12, Issue 1 on May 2, 2024. The following authors were featured for their new scholarship recently published to SSRN:

Anne Marie Lofaso, Is the Statutory 60-Day Deadline for Filing a Petition for Review of a Final MSPB Order Jurisdictional?, No. 2024-001

Professor Dale Olson Publishes Article on Fair Use in Business, Entrepreneurship & Tax Law Review

West Virginia University College of Law professor Dale Olson recently published new scholarship in the Business, Entrepreneurship & Tax Law Review. The article is titled Defining Fair Use in the Digital Era: A tentative Appraisal of Google LLC v. Oracle America, Inc." and appears in volume 7 of the journal.  The Business, Entrepreneurship & Tax Law Review is published by the University of Missouri School of Law.

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