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FIU Law Library is pleased to report the following scholarly impact achievements made by FIU Law in January 2018.

Our institutional repository, eCollections @ FIU Law Library had 3684 full-text downloads and 118 new submissions were posted, bringing the total works to 1437. Florida International University College of Law scholarship was read by 413 institutions across 116 countries. Here are the details:

The most popular papers were:

Howard M. Wasserman
The Process of Marriage Equality (191 downloads)

Thomas E. Baker
The Impropriety of Expert Witness Testimony on the Law (170 downloads)

Marc-Tizoc González
Cluster II: Tracing the Critical Education Tradition in LatCrit Theory, Praxis & Community (164 downloads)

The most popular publications were:

Faculty Publications (1827 downloads)

FIU Law Review (1326 downloads)

Caribbean Law and Jurisprudence (82 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 College of Law Legal Studies Research Paper Series achieved 581 downloads and 1 papers added. Here are the most downloaded works for January 2018 in SSRN:

Abstract IDTitleAuthorsTotal Valid


Universal, Not Nationwide, and Never Appropriate: On the Scope of Injunctions in Constitutional Litigation


Howard Wasserman


2960192Using Science to Build Better Learners: One School’s Successful Efforts to Raise Its Bar Passage Rates in an Era of DeclineLouis N. Schulze50
3086092Police Misconduct, Video Recording, and Procedural Barriers to Rights EnforcementHoward M. Wasserman21

Our faculty authors have been cited 5103 times in legal scholarship.

Congratulations to all authors and FIU Law!

This report is produced by FIU Law Library‘s Digital Initiatives Center. The Digital Initiatives Center digitizes, uploads and disseminates the scholarship of FIU Law through our institutional repository, eCollections @ FIU Law Library, the FIU College of Law Legal Studies Research Paper Series in SSRN, Selected Works from bepress, and HeinOnline’s Author Profiles.