Research Repository Update: April 2024

During April 2024, the contents of the WVU College of Law community in the Research Repository @ WVU had 17,875 new full-text downloads of the 5,805 total works archived in our collections. Readers came from 1,372 different institutions across 152 different countries and territories. This brings the total full-text downloads of scholarship from the College of Law collections to 693,550.

Law faculty scholarship was downloaded a total of 4,683 times in April 2024. The most downloaded articles from the faculty scholarship collection last month are:

Geographic Discrimination: Of Place, Space, Hillbillies and Home by Will Rhee and Stephen C. Scott, 93 new downloads

Use of Artificial Intelligence to Determine Copyright Liability for Musical Works by S. Sean Tu, 86 new downloads

Land Use Conflicts Between Wind and Solar Renewable Energy and Agriculture Uses by Peggy Kirk Hall, Whitney Morgan, and Jesse Richardson, 76 new downloads

Raining on the Litigation Parade: Is It Time to Stop Litigant Abuse of the Fraud on the Court Doctrine? by Hollee S. Temple, 71 new downloads

An Analysis of Mandatory HookupLaw: Cases & Statutes by Jesse Richardson, 69 new downloads

Articles from the West Virginia Law Review were downloaded 15,204 times in April 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., 1,389 new downloads

Drafting a Contract Mining Agreement--The Owner's Perspective by Charles Q. Gage, 215 new downloads

Judicially Imposed Liquor Liability and Developments in West Virginia Negligence Actions by R. Scott Summers, 184 new downloads

Folklore and Forensics: The Challenges of Arson Investigation and Innocence Claims  by Parisa Dehghani-Tafti and Paul Bieber, 184 new downloads

John Locke's Theory of Government and Fundamental Constitutional Rights: A Proposal for Understanding by Nicholas L. DiVita, 179 new downloads