Research Repository Update: September 2023

During September 2023, the contents of the  WVU College of Law community in the Research Repository @ WVU had 14,551 new full-text downloads of the 5,775 total works archived in our collections. Readers came from 1173 different institutions across 141 different countries and territories. This brings the total full-text downloads of scholarship from the College of Law collections to 574,852.

Law faculty scholarship was downloaded a total of 3,870 times in September 2023. The most downloaded articles from the  faculty scholarship collection last month are:

Use of Artificial Intelligence to Determine Copyright Liability for Musical Works by S. Sean Tu, 111 new downloads

An Analysis of Mandatory HookupLaw: Cases & Statutes by Jesse Richardson, 106 new downloads

The Legal Research Plan and the Research Log: An Examination of the Role of the Research Plan and Research Log in the Research Process by Caroline Osborne, 68 new downloads

Geographic Discrimination: Of Place, Space, Hillbillies and Home by Will Rhee and Stephen C. Scott, 63 new downloads

Revisiting U.S. Labor Law as a Restriction to Works Councils: A Key for U.S. Global Competitiveness by Neil Bucklew, Nicholas DiGiovanni Jr., Jeffery D. Houghton, and Anne Marie Lofaso, 63 new downloads

Articles from the West Virginia Law Review were downloaded 12,267 times in September 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, 611 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, 553 new downloads

A Survey of the Law of Easements in West Virginia by John W. Fisher II, 216 new downloads

Drafting a Contract Mining Agreement--The Owner's Perspective by Charles Q. Gage, 212 new downloads

Bias Preservation in Machine Learning: The Legality of Fairness Metrics Under EU Non-Discrimination Law by Sandra Wachter, Brent Mittelstadt, and Chris Russell, 173 new downloads