Research Repository Update: July 2023

During July 2023, the contents of the  WVU College of Law community in the Research Repository @ WVU had 18,519 new full-text downloads of the 5,775 total works archived in our collections. Readers came from 852 different institutions across 144 different countries and territories. This brings the total full-text downloads of scholarship from the College of Law collections to 537,081.

Law faculty scholarship was downloaded a total of 4,213 times in July 2023. The most downloaded articles from the  faculty scholarship collection last month are:

An Analysis of Mandatory HookupLaw: Cases & Statutes by Jesse Richardson, 84 new downloads

Use of Artificial Intelligence to Determine Copyright Liability for Musical Works by S. Sean Tu, 67 new downloads

Raining on the Litigation Parade: Is It Time to Stop Litigant Abuse of the Fraud on the Court Doctrine? by Hollee Temple, 60 new downloads

Geographic Discrimination: Of Place, Space, Hillbillies and Home by Will Rhee and Stephen C. Scott, 56 new downloads

Land Use Conflicts Between Wind and Solar Renewable Energy and Agriculture uses by Peggy Kirk Hall, Whitney Morgan, and Jesse Richardson, 45 new downloads

Articles from the West Virginia Law Review were downloaded 16,309 times in July 2023. The most downloaded articles from the  West Virginia Law Review are:

The Stored Communications Act: Property Law Enforcement Tool or Instrument of Oppression? by Raymond Boyce, 236 new downloads

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, 235 new downloads

Drafting a Contract Mining Agreement--The Owner's Perspective by Charles Q. Gage, 232 new downloads

A Survey of the Law of Easements in West Virginia by John W. Fisher II, 192 new downloads

John Locke's Theory of Government and Fundamental Constitutional Rights: A Proposal for Understanding by Nicholas L. DiVita, 149 new downloads