Research Repository Update: February 2024

During February 2024, the contents of the  WVU College of Law community in the Research Repository @ WVU had 17,249 new full-text downloads of the 5,805 total works archived in our collections. Readers came from 1,403 different institutions across 150 different countries and territories. This brings the total full-text downloads of scholarship from the College of Law collections to 656,214.

Law faculty scholarship was downloaded a total of 4,545 times in February 2024. The most downloaded articles from the  faculty scholarship collection last month are:

The West Virginia Consumer Credit and Protection Act by Vincent P. Cardi, 105 new downloads

Use of Artificial Intelligence to Determine Copyright Liability for Musical Works by S. Sean Tu, 93 new downloads

Geographic Discrimination: Of Place, Space, Hillbillies and Home by Will Rhee and Stephen C. Scott, 85 new downloads

An Analysis of Mandatory HookupLaw: Cases & Statutes by Jesse Richardson, 82 new downloads

Land Use Conflicts Between Wind and Solar Renewable Energy and Agriculture Uses by Peggy Kirk Hall, Whitney Morgan, and Jesse Richardson, 70 new downloads

Articles from the West Virginia Law Review were downloaded 14,787 times in February 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., 656 new downloads

Drafting a Contract Mining Agreement--The Owner's Perspective by Charles Q. Gage, 246 new downloads

John Locke's Theory of Government and Fundamental Constitutional Rights: A Proposal for Understanding by Nicholas L. DiVita, 241 new downloads

A Survey of the Law of Easements in West Virginia by John W. Fisher II, 203 new downloads

From Reconstruction to Obama: Understanding Black Invisibility, Racism in Appalachia, and the Legal Community's Responsibility to Promote a Dialogue on Race at the WVU College of Law by Brandon Stump, 163 new downloads