Research Repository Update: November 2023

During November 2023, the contents of the  WVU College of Law community in the Research Repository @ WVU had 22,706 new full-text downloads of the 5,790 total works archived in our collections. Readers came from 1,557 different institutions across 168 different countries and territories. This brings the total full-text downloads of scholarship from the College of Law collections to 608,093.

Law faculty scholarship was downloaded a total of 7,631 times in November 2023. The most downloaded articles from the  faculty scholarship collection last month are:

Entitled to be Heard: Improving Evidence-Based Policy Making Through Audience and Public Reason by Will Rhee, 611 new downloads

Collateral Damage: Turning a Blind Eye to Environmental and Social Injustice in the Coalfields by Patrick McGinley, 466 new downloads

Rethinking Constitutionality in Education Rights Cases by Joshua Weishart, 381 new downloads

“A Change is Gonna Come:” Developing a Liability Framework for Social Media Algorithmic Amplification by Amy B. Cyphert & Jena Martin, 365 new downloads

Easing “[T]he Burden of The Brutalized”: Applying Bystander Intervention Training to Corporate Conduct by Jena Martin, 240 new downloads

Articles from the West Virginia Law Review were downloaded 17,226 times in November 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, 878 new downloads

Caperton v. A.T. Massey Coal Co.: A Ten-Year Retrospective on Its Impact on Law and the Judiciary by Amam McLeod, 646 new downloads

John Locke's Theory of Government and Fundamental Constitutional Rights: A Proposal for Understanding by Nicholas L. DiVita, 422 new downloads

Judicially Imposed Liquor Liability and Developments in West Virginia Negligence Actions by R. Scott Summers, 370 new downloads

Drafting a Contract Mining Agreement--The Owner's Perspective by Charles Q. Gage, 241 new downloads