Research Repository Update: May 2023

During May 2023, the contents of the  WVU College of Law community in the Research Repository @ WVU had 12,368 new full-text downloads of the 5,766 total works archived in our collections. Readers came from 1,022 different institutions across 141 different countries and territories. This brings the total full-text downloads of scholarship from the College of Law collections to 505,792.

Law faculty scholarship was downloaded a total of 3,618 times in May 2023. The most downloaded articles from the  faculty scholarship collection last month are:

An Analysis of Mandatory HookupLaw: Cases & Statutes by Jesse Richardson, 95 new downloads

How Environmental Litigation Has Turned Pipelines Into Pipe Dreams by Madison Hinkle and Jesse Richardson, 62 new downloads

Use of Artificial Intelligence to Determine Copyright Liability for Musical Works by S. Sean Tu, 61 new downloads

The Carbon Storage Future of Public Lands by Tara Righetti, Jesse Richardson, Kris Koski, and Sam Taylor, 51 new downloads

Geographic Discrimination: Of Place, Space, Hillbillies and Home by Will Rhee and Stephen C. Scott, 47 new downloads

Articles from the West Virginia Law Review were downloaded 10,576 times in May  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, 681 new downloads

John Locke's Theory of Government and Fundamental Constitutional Rights: A Proposal for Understanding by Nicholas L. DiVita, 350 new downloads

Drafting a Contract Mining Agreement--The Owner's Perspective by Charles Q. Gage, 249 new downloads

A Survey of the Law of Easements in West Virginia by John W. Fisher II, 188 new downloads

Shoot First, Ask Questions Later: Double-Tapping under the Laws of War by Stephen W. Simpson, 113 new downloads