Research Repository Update: September 2022

During September 2022, the contents of the WVU College of Law community in the Research Repository @ WVU had 12,483 new full-text downloads of the 5,701 total works archived in our collections. Readers came from 1,185 different institutions across 146 different countries. This brings the total full-text downloads of scholarship from the College of Law collections to 396,227.

Law faculty scholarship was downloaded a total of 3,256 times in September 2022. The most downloaded articles from the faculty scholarship collection last month are:

Geographic Discrimination: Of Place, Space, Hillbillies, and Home by William Rhee and Stephen Scott, 69  new downloads.

Land Use Conflicts Between Wind and Solar Renewable Energy and Agriculture by Peggy Kirk Hall, Whitney Morgan and Jesse Richardson, 61 new downloads Uses

Use of Artificial Intelligence to Determine Copyright Liability for Musical Works by S. Sean Tu, 59 new downloads

An Analysis of Mandatory Hookup Law: Cases & Statutes, by Jesse Richardson, 54 new downloads

Discrimination on Wheels: How Big Data Uses License Plate Surveillance to Put the Brakes on Disadvantaged Drivers by Nicole K. McConlogue, 49 new downloads

Articles from the West Virginia Law Review were downloaded 10,789 times in September 2022. The most downloaded articles from the West Virginia Law Review are:

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, 696 new downloads.

Drafting a Contract Mining Agreement--The Owner's Perspective by Charles Q. Gage, 347 new downloads.  

John Locke's Theory of Government and Fundamental Constitutional Rights: A Proposal for Understanding by Nicholas L. DiVita, 244 new downloads

A Survey of the Law of Easements in West Virginia by John W. Fisher II, 179 new downloads. 

Strengths and Limitations of Forensic Science: What DNA Exonerations Have Taught Us and Where to Go From Here by Vanessa Meterko, 147 new downloads