Research Repository Update: January 2024

During January 2024, the contents of the  WVU College of Law community in the Research Repository @ WVU had 16,542 new full-text downloads of the 5,790 total works archived in our collections. Readers came from 1,267 different institutions across 149 different countries and territories. This brings the total full-text downloads of scholarship from the College of Law collections to 638,961.

Law faculty scholarship was downloaded a total of 4,708 times in January 2024. The most downloaded articles from the  faculty scholarship collection last month are:

An Analysis of Mandatory HookupLaw: Cases & Statutes by Jesse Richardson, 248 new downloads

Use of Artificial Intelligence to Determine Copyright Liability for Musical Works by S. Sean Tu, 101 new downloads

Geographic Discrimination: Of Place, Space, Hillbillies and Home by Will Rhee and Stephen C. Scott, 89 new downloads

How Environmental Litigation Has Turned Pipelines Into Pipe Dreams by Madison Hinkle and Jesse Richardson, 78 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 14,065 times in January 2024. 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, et al., 522 new downloads

A Survey of the Law of Easements in West Virginia by John W. Fisher II, 248 new downloads

Drafting a Contract Mining Agreement--The Owner's Perspective by Charles Q. Gage, 239 new downloads

John Locke's Theory of Government and Fundamental Constitutional Rights: A Proposal for Understanding by Nicholas L. DiVita, 199 new downloads

Judicially Imposed Liquor Liability and Developments in West Virginia Negligence Actions  by R. Scott Summers, 198 new downloads