Research Repository Update: October 2023

During October 2023, the contents of the  WVU College of Law community in the Research Repository @ WVU had 20,581 new full-text downloads of the 5,790 total works archived in our collections. Readers came from 1,454 different institutions across 160 different countries and territories. This brings the total full-text downloads of scholarship from the College of Law collections to 585,387.

Law faculty scholarship was downloaded a total of 5,411 times in October 2023. The most downloaded articles from the  faculty scholarship collection last month are:

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

Use of Artificial Intelligence to Determine Copyright Liability for Musical Works by S. Sean Tu, 106 new downloads

Geographic Discrimination: Of Place, Space, Hillbillies and Home by Will Rhee and Stephen C. Scott, 100 new downloads

Land Use Conflicts Between Wind and Solar Renewable Energy and Agriculture Uses by Peggy Kirk Hall, Whitney Morgan, and Jesse Richardson 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, 59 new downloads

Articles from the West Virginia Law Review were downloaded 17,460 times in October   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, 680 new downloads

John Locke's Theory of Government and Fundamental Constitutional Rights: A Proposal for Understanding by Nicholas L. DiVita, 434 new downloads

Drafting a Contract Mining Agreement--The Owner's Perspective by Charles Q. Gage, 242 new downloads

A Survey of the Law of Easements in West Virginia by John W. Fisher II, 222 new downloads

Shoot First, Ask Questions Later: Double-Tapping under the Laws of War by Stephen W. Simpson, 159 new downloads