Research Repository Update: October 2022

During October 2022, the contents of the WVU College of Law community in the Research Repository @ WVU had 15,607 new full-text downloads of the 5,713 total works archived in our collections. Readers came from 1,441 different institutions across 146 different countries. This brings the total full-text downloads of scholarship from the College of Law collections to 408,424.

Law faculty scholarship was downloaded a total of 3,761 times in October 2022. The most downloaded articles from the faculty scholarship collection last month are:

An Analysis of Mandatory Hookup Law: Cases & Statutes, by Jesse Richardson, 103 new downloads

Geographic Discrimination: Of Place, Space, Hillbillies, and Home by William Rhee and Stephen Scott, 85 new downloads.

Use of Artificial Intelligence to Determine Copyright Liability for Musical Works  by S. Sean Tu, 71 new downloads

Land Use Conflicts Between Wind and Solar Renewable Energy and Agriculture by Peggy Kirk Hall, Whitney Morgan and Jesse Richardson, 64 new downloads Uses

Reckoning: A Dialogue about Racism, AntiRacists, and Business & Human Rights by Erika George, Jena Martin, & Tara Van Ho, 62 new downloads

Articles from the West Virginia Law Review were downloaded 13.752 times in October 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, 1364 new downloads.

Drafting a Contract Mining Agreement--The Owner's Perspective by Charles Q. Gage, 335 new downloads.  

John Locke's Theory of Government and Fundamental Constitutional Rights: A Proposal for Understanding by Nicholas L. DiVita, 224 new downloads

A Survey of the Law of Easements in West Virginia by John W. Fisher II, 196 new downloads. 

Different Shades of Bias: Skin Tone, Implicit Racial Bias, and Judgments of Ambiguous Evidence by Justin D. Levinson & Danielle Young, 138 new downloads