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FIU Law Library is pleased to report the following scholarly impact achievements made by FIU Law in March 2019.

Our institutional repository, eCollections @ FIU Law Library had 4132 full-text downloads and 12 new submissions were posted, bringing the total works to 1928Florida International University College of Law scholarship was read by 682 institutions across 119 countries. Here are the details:

The most popular papers were:

Thomas E. Baker The Impropriety of Expert Witness Testimony on the Law (163 downloads)

Eden Sarid Don’t Be a Drag, Just Be a Queen—How Drag Queens Protect their Intellectual Property without Law (73 downloads)

Howard Wasserman Civil Rights Plaintiffs and John Doe Defendants: A Study in § 1983 Procedure (70 downloads)

The most popular publications were:

Faculty Publications (2440 downloads)

FIU Law Review (1348 downloads)

Civil Codes (103 downloads)

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 380 downloads and 5 papers were added. Here are the most downloaded works for March 2019 in SSRN:

Louis N. Schulze Using Science to Build Better Learners: One School’s Successful Efforts to Raise Its Bar Passage Rates in an Era of Decline – 45 downloads Abstract ID 2960192

Antony Page & Robert A. Katz The Truth about Ben and Jerry’s – 20 downloads Abstract ID 2291615

Charles Chernor Jalloh Universal Criminal Jurisdiction– 9 downloads Abstract ID 3231970

Hein Scholar Check statistics for Hein Author Profiles for FIU Law reveal that FIU Law authors have been cited

204 times in cases, and

5795 times in articles, for a total of

5999 citations.

Congratulations FIU Law!

News from FIU Law Library Digital Initiatives Center:

If you have not created your Google Scholar Profile, or would like assistance in its creation, please reach out to Maria Lam at to schedule your appointment. The Digital Initiatives Center at FIU Law Library is also asking that all law faculty create an ORCiD; if you haven’t yet or need our support with this or other scholarly impact resource, please Ask a Law Librarian.