Research Repository Update: April 2023

During April 2023, the contents of the  WVU College of Law community in the Research Repository @ WVU had 13,567 new full-text downloads of the 5,766 total works archived in our collections. Readers came from 1,121 different institutions across 144 different countries and territories. This brings the total full-text downloads of scholarship from the College of Law collections to 493,769.

Law faculty scholarship was downloaded a total of 3,702 times in April 2023. The most downloaded articles from the  faculty scholarship collection last month are:

Reckoning: A Dialogue about Racism, AntiRacists, and Business & Human Rights, by Erika George, Jena Martin, and Tara Van Ho, 129 new downloads

Geographic Discrimination: Of Place, Space, Hillbillies, and Home by Will Rhee and Stephen C. Scott, 82 new downloads

Use of Artificial Intelligence to Determine Copyright Liability for Musical Works, by S. Sean Tu, 80 new downloads

An Analysis of Mandatory HookupLaw: Cases & Statutes, by Jesse Richardson, 73 new downloads

Land Use Conflicts Between Wind and Solar Renewable Energy and Agriculture by Peggy Kirk Hall, Whitney Morgan and Jesse Richardson, 37 new downloads

Articles from the West Virginia Law Review were downloaded 11,333 times in April  2023. 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, 671 new downloads

John Locke's Theory of Government and Fundamental Constitutional Rights: A Proposal for Understanding by Nicholas L. DiVita, 391 new downloads

Drafting a Contract Mining Agreement--The Owner's Perspective by Charles Q. Gage, 228 new downloads

A Survey of the Law of Easements in West Virginia by John W. Fisher II, 212 new downloads

Strengths and Limitations of Forensic Science: What DNA Exonerations Have Taught Us and Where to Go From Hereby Vanessa Meterko, 138 new downloads