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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 December 2019.


Digital Commons Network Impact

Our institutional repository, eCollections @ FIU Law Library and had 5268 full-text downloads. Florida International University College of Law scholarship was read by 583 institutions across 138 countries. Here are the details:


The most popular papers were:


Thomas E. Baker

The Impropriety of Expert Witness Testimony on the Law (166 downloads)


Lissa L. Broome; Jerry W. Markham

Banking and Insurance: Before and after the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (117 downloads)


Howard M Wasserman

Jurisdiction and Merits (98 downloads)



The most popular publications were:

Faculty Publications (2687 downloads)


FIU Law Review (1984 downloads)


Caribbean Law and Jurisprudence (112 downloads)



SelectedWorks Suite of profile pages and Expert Gallery Impact


FIU College of Law scholarship had 4401 full-text downloads through our SelectedWorks Suite, 448 institutions read it across 118 countries. Here are the details:


The most popular papers were:


Howard M Wasserman

Moral Panics and Body Cameras – 684 downloads


Hannibal Travis

Freedom or Theocracy?: Constitutionalism in Afghanistan and Iraq – 208 downloads


Thomas E. Baker

The Impropriety of Expert Witness Testimony on the Law – 166 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 6602 visits to our Series enabled the Series to achieve 310 downloads. Here are the most downloaded works for December 2019 in SSRN:


Hannibal Travis

Of Blogs, eBooks, and Broadband: Access to Digital Media as a First Amendment Right – 33 downloads

Abstract ID 1025474


Khaled A. Beydoun, Cyra Akila Choudhury

Islamophobia and the Law: Introduction – 22 downloads

Abstract ID 3364431


Charles Chernor Jalloh

The Law and Politics of the Charles Taylor Case – 15 downloads

Abstract ID 2524366


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 – 14 downloads

Abstract ID 2960192




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

181 times in cases, and

6039 times in articles, for a total of

6210 citations.


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