Research Repository Update: December 2023

During December 2023, the contents of the  WVU College of Law community in the Research Repository @ WVU had 15,239 new full-text downloads of the 5,790 total works archived in our collections. Readers came from 1,106 different institutions across 154 different countries and territories. This brings the total full-text downloads of scholarship from the College of Law collections to 623,332.

Law faculty scholarship was downloaded a total of 4,072 times in December 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, 180 new downloads

Geographic Discrimination: Of Place, Space, Hillbillies and Home by Will Rhee and Stephen C. Scott, 84 new downloads

An Analysis of Mandatory HookupLaw: Cases & Statutes by Jesse Richardson, 77 new downloads

Land Use Conflicts Between Wind and Solar Renewable Energy and Agriculture Uses by Peggy Kirk Hall, Whitney Morgan, and Jesse Richardson, 69 new downloads

Raining on the Litigation Parade: Is It Time to Stop Litigant Abuse of the Fraud on the Court Doctrine? by Hollee Temple, 56 new downloads

Articles from the West Virginia Law Review were downloaded 13,001 times in December 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, 650 new downloads

John Locke's Theory of Government and Fundamental Constitutional Rights: A Proposal for Understanding by Nicholas L. DiVita, 262 new downloads

Drafting a Contract Mining Agreement--The Owner's Perspective by Charles Q. Gage, 180 new downloads

A Survey of the Law of Easements in West Virginia by John W. Fisher II, 187 new downloads

Judicially Imposed Liquor Liability and Developments in West Virginia Negligence Actions  by R. Scott Summers, 175 new downloads