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FIU Law Library’s Digital Initiatives Center is pleased to report the following scholarly impact achievements made by FIU Law in October 2019.


Digital Commons Network Impact

Our institutional repository, eCollections @ FIU Law Library and had 6016 full-text downloads and 32 new submission was posted, bringing the total works to 2004Florida International University College of Law scholarship was read by 786 institutions across 132 countries. Here are the details:


The most popular papers were:


Thomas E. Baker

The Impropriety of Expert Witness Testimony on the Law (213 downloads)


Lissa L. Broome; Jerry W. Markham

Banking and Insurance: Before and after the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (151 downloads)


Scott F. Norberg

Contract Claims and the Willful and Malicious Injury Exception to the Discharge in Bankruptcy (108 downloads)


Thomas E. Baker

A Compendium of Clever and Amusing Law Review Writings — An Idiosyncratic Bibliography of Miscellany with In Kind Annotations Intended as a Humorous Diversion for the Gentle Reader (102 downloads)


The most popular publications were:


Faculty Publications (3251 downloads)


FIU Law Review (2374 downloads)


Caribbean Law and Jurisprudence (135 downloads)


SelectedWorks Suite of profile pages and Expert Gallery Impact


FIU College of Law scholarship had 4987 full-text downloads through our SelectedWorks Suite645 institutions read it across 123 countries. Here are the details:


The most popular papers were:


Howard M Wasserman

Moral Panics and Body Cameras – 595 downloads


Thomas E. Baker

The Impropriety of Expert Witness Testimony on the Law – 213 downloads


Jerry W. Markham

Manipulation of Commodity Futures Prices-The Unprosecutable Crime – 163 downloads


Social Science Research Network (SSRN) Impact

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. Currently, 3578 subscribers receive our works through our FIU College of Law Legal Studies Research Paper Series. This month 9601 visits to our Series enabled the Series to achieve 580 downloads; additionally, the law library uploaded faculty work to the Series.


Here are the most downloaded works for October 2019 in SSRN:


Louis N. Schulze

The Science of Learning Law: Academic Support Measures at Florida International University College of Law – 188 downloads

Abstract ID 3457327

Using Science to Build Better Learners: One School’s Successful Efforts to Raise Its Bar Passage Rates in an Era of Decline – 50 downloads

Abstract ID 2960192


Antony Page & Robert A. Katz

The Truth about Ben and Jerry’s – 21 downloads

Abstract ID 2291615


Khaled Beydoun, Cyra Akila Choudhury

Islamophobia and the Law: Introduction – 18 downloads

Abstract ID 3364431


HeinOnline Author Profiles and ScholarCheck Impact

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

180 times in cases, and

6088 times in articles, for a total of

6268 citations.

Follow FIU Law authors at eCollections, where you can also read  FIU Law Review and follow FIU Law Review Symposia.