Research Repository Update: August 2023

During August 2023, the contents of the  WVU College of Law community in the Research Repository @ WVU had 12,498 new full-text downloads of the 5,775 total works archived in our collections. Readers came from 906 different institutions across 140 different countries and territories. This brings the total full-text downloads of scholarship from the College of Law collections to 549,677.

Law faculty scholarship was downloaded a total of 3,506 times in August 2023. The most downloaded articles from the  faculty scholarship collection last month are:

An Analysis of Mandatory HookupLaw: Cases & Statutes by Jesse Richardson, 137 new downloads

Use of Artificial Intelligence to Determine Copyright Liability for Musical Works by S. Sean Tu, 102 new downloads

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

Raining on the Litigation Parade: Is It Time to Stop Litigant Abuse of the Fraud on the Court Doctrine? by Hollee Temple, 42 new downloads

Articles from the West Virginia Law Review were downloaded 10,436 times in August 2023. The most downloaded articles from the  West Virginia Law Review are:

John Locke's Theory of Government and Fundamental Constitutional Rights: A Proposal for Understanding by Nicholas L. DiVita, 249 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, 311 new downloads

A Survey of the Law of Easements in West Virginia by John W. Fisher II, 197 new downloads

Adverse Possession--Personal Property--Acquiring Title to Personal Property by Adverse Possession in West Virginia by Claude A. Brown, 97 new downloads

Dismantling the Mine Act by William B. Moran, 77 new downloads