Research Repository Update: October 2021

During October 2021, the contents of the WVU College of Law community in the Research Repository @ WVU had 12,052 new full-text downloads of the 5,653 total works archived in our collections. Readers came from 977 different institutions across 146 different countries. This brings the total full-text downloads of scholarship from the College of Law collections to 278,090.

The most downloaded articles from the faculty scholarship collection in October 2021:

Geographic Discrimination: Of Place, Space, Hillbillies, and Home by William Rhee and Stephen Scott

Free Speech in the Balance: Judicial Sanctions and Frivolous SLAPP Suits by S. Sean Tu and Nicholas F. Stump

Reprogramming Recidivism: The First Step Act and Algorithmic Prediction of Risk by Amy Cyphert

The United Postal Service—The One Word that Makes all the Difference by Jena Martin and Matthew Titolo

Raining on the Litigation Parade: Is It Time to Stop Litigant Abuse of the Fraud on the Court Doctrine? by Hollee Temple 

The most downloaded articles from the West Virginia Law Review in October 2021:

People of the State of Illinois vs. John Gacy: The Functioning of the Insanity Defense at the Limits of the Criminal Law by Donald H. Herman, Helen L. Morrison, Yvonne Sor, Julie A. Norman & David M. Neff

Different Shades of Bias: Skin Tone, Implicit Racial Bias, and Judgments of Ambiguous Evidence by Justin D. Levinson & Danielle Young

Drafting a Contract Mining Agreement--The Owner's Perspective by Charles Q. Gage 

A Survey of the Law of Easements in West Virginia by John W. Fisher II

Shoot First, Ask Questions Later: Double-Tapping under the Laws of War by Stephen W. Simpson