Research Repository Update: April 2022

During April 2022, the contents of the WVU College of Law community in the Research Repository @ WVU had 12,993 new full-text downloads of the 5,680 total works archived in our collections. Readers came from 1,160 different institutions across 143 different countries. This brings the total full-text downloads of scholarship from the College of Law collections to 339,849.

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

Geographic Discrimination: Of Place, Space, Hillbillies, and Home by William Rhee and Stephen Scott, 108   new downloads. 

Collateral Damage: Turning a Blind Eye to Environmental and Social Justice in the Coalfields, by Patrick McGinley, 90 new downloads

The Carbon Storage Future of Public Lands by Tara Righetti, Jesse Richardson, Kris Koski, and Sam Taylor, 50 new downloads.

Reckoning: A Dialogue about Racism, AntiRacists, and Business & Human Rights by Erika George, Jena Martin, and Tara Van Ho, 47 new downloads.

Reprogramming Recidivism: The First Step Act and Algorithmic Prediction of Risk by Amy Cyphert, 46 new downloads

The most downloaded articles from the West Virginia Law Review in April 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, 1366 new downloads

Drafting a Contract Mining Agreement--The Owner's Perspective by Charles Q. Gage, 260 new downloads 

A Survey of the Law of Easements in West Virginia by John W. Fisher II, 204 new downloads 

A Comparison of Legal Education in the United States and West Germany by Wilfried Schluter and William O. Morris,  193 new downloads

Different Shades of Bias: Skin Tone, Implicit Racial Bias, and Judgments of Ambiguous Evidence by Justin D. Levinson & Danielle Young, 156 new downloads