Research Repository Update: February 2022

During February 2022, the contents of the WVU College of Law community in the Research Repository @ WVU had 10,298 new full-text downloads of the 5,675 total works archived in our collections. Readers came from 934 different institutions across 124 different countries. This brings the total full-text downloads of scholarship from the College of Law collections to 316,692.

The most downloaded articles from the faculty scholarship collection in February 2022:

Geographic Discrimination: Of Place, Space, Hillbillies, and Home by William Rhee and Stephen Scott, 84 new downloads. 

Separate But Free by Joshua Weishart, 78 new downloads. 

Reprogramming Recidivism: The First Step Act and Algorithmic Prediction by Amy B. Cyphert, 59 new downloads

Tinker and Viewpoint Discrimination by John E. Taylor, 39 new downloads

A Methodical Approach to Legal Research: The Legal Research Plan, an Essential Tool for Today's Law School and New Attorney by Caroline Osborne, 37 new downloads

The most downloaded articles from the West Virginia Law Review in February 2022:

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, 485 new downloads

Drafting a Contract Mining Agreement--The Owner's Perspective by Charles Q. Gage, 219 new downloads 

Different Shades of Bias: Skin Tone, Implicit Racial Bias, and Judgments of Ambiguous Evidence by Justin D. Levinson & Danielle Young, 143 new downloads

A Survey of the Law of Easements in West Virginia by John W. Fisher II, 110 new downloads 

Strengths and Limitations of Forensic Science: What DNA Exonerations Have Taught Us and Where to Go From Here, 84 new downloads