Research Repository Update: December 2022

During December 2022, the contents of the  WVU College of Law community in the Research Repository @ WVU had 12,877 new full-text downloads of the 5,730 total works archived in our collections. Readers came from 1,130 different institutions across 146 different countries. This brings the total full-text downloads of scholarship from the College of Law collections to 435,390.

Law faculty scholarship was downloaded a total of 3,395 times in December 2022. The most downloaded articles from the   faculty scholarship collection last month are:

An Analysis of Mandatory Hookup Law: Cases & Statutes by Jesse Richardson, 100 new downloads

Use of Artificial Intelligence to Determine Copyright Liability for Musical Works by S. Sean Tu, 64 new downloads

Land Use Conflicts Between Wind and Solar Renewable Energy and Agriculture by Peggy Kirk Hall, Whitney Morgan and Jesse Richardson, 60 new downloads Uses

Geographic Discrimination: Of Place, Space, Hillbillies, and Home by William Rhee and Stephen Scott, 51 new downloads

Receivership: Another Option for Partition of Heirs Property, by Jesse Richardson, 68 new downloads

Toward a Foundational Theory of Workers' Rights: The Autonomous Dignified Worker by Anne M. Lofaso, 37 new downloads

Articles from the West Virginia Law Review were downloaded 10,465 times in December 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, 655 new downloads

John Locke's Theory of Government and Fundamental Constitutional Rights: A Proposal for Understanding by Nicholas L. DiVita, 438 new downloads

Drafting a Contract Mining Agreement--The Owner's Perspective by Charles Q. Gage, 253 new downloads   

A Survey of the Law of Easements in West Virginia by John W. Fisher II, 138 new downloads 

Shoot First, Ask Questions Later: Double-Tapping under the Laws of War, by Stephen W. Simpson, 101 new downloads