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FIU Law Library is pleased to report the following scholarly impact achievements for FIU Law for September 2017.

Our institutional repository, eCollections @ FIU Law Library had 3833 full-text downloads and 3 new submissions were posted, bringing the total works to 1214Florida International University College of Law scholarship was read by 406 institutions across 107 countries. Here are the details:

 The most popular papers were:

Marc-Tizoc González, Alameda County Homeless Action Center
Cluster II: Tracing the Critical Education Tradition in LatCrit Theory, Praxis & Community (149 downloads)

Thomas E. Baker, The Impropriety of Expert Witness Testimony on the Law


Eloisa C. Rodriguez-Dod, Ashes to Ashes: Comparative Law Regarding Survivors’ Disputes Concerning Cremation and Cremated Remains (99 downloads)

The most popular publications were: 

Faculty Publications (1826 downloads)
FIU Law Review (1203 downloads)
Civil Codes (1800-1923) (243 downloads)

Finally, as part of the dual upload and scholarly impact process utilized by FIU Law Library’s Digital Initiatives Center, we are also increasing our scholarly impact in SSRN. Works in our FIU Law Legal Studies Paper Series achieved 411 downloads and 1 paper was added. Here are the most downloaded works for September 2017 in SSRN:

Abstract IDTitleAuthorsTotal Valid
2960192Using Science to Build Better Learners: One School’s Successful Efforts to Raise Its Bar Passage Rates in an Era of DeclineLouis N. Schulze74
3042824The Patriot Constitution and International Constitution-MakingM. C. Mirow27
3024127The Supreme Court, Florida Land Claims, and Spanish Colonial LawM. C. Mirow15
3028316Counter-IP Conspiracies: Patent Alienability and the Sherman Antitrust ActHannibal Travis14
2520581Beyond Culture: Human Rights Universalisms versus Religious and Cultural Relativism in the Activism for Gender JusticeCyra Akila Choudhury13

Congratulations on this excellent impact!