November 2017 FIU Law Scholarly Impact Report

FIU Law Library is pleased to report the following scholarly impact achievements for FIU Law for November 2017. Congratulations to Professors Baker, Carpenter, Choudhury, Rodriguez-Dod, Roman, Schulze, and Wasserman.

Our institutional repository, eCollections @ FIU Law Library had 3663 full-text downloads and 23 new submissions were posted, bringing the total works to 1303Florida International University College of Law scholarship was read by 490 institutions across 101 countries. Here are the details:

The most popular papers were:

 Howard M. Wasserman
The Process of Marriage Equality (256 downloads)

Paul Dempsey
Federal Preemption of State Regulation of Airline Pricing, Routes, and Services: The Airline Deregulation Act (165 downloads)

Thomas E. Baker
The Impropriety of Expert Witness Testimony on the Law (141 downloads)

Marc-Tizoc González
Cluster II: Tracing the Critical Education Tradition in LatCrit Theory, Praxis & Community (114 downloads)

Eloisa Rodriguez-Dod

Ashes to Ashes: Comparative Law Regarding Survivors’ Disputes Concerning Cremation and Cremated Remains (114 downloads)

The most popular publications were: 

Faculty Publications (1862 downloads)

FIU Law Review (1557 downloads)

Cuban Law (67 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 480 downloads and 1 paper was added. Here are the most downloaded works for November 2017 in SSRN:

Abstract ID Title Authors Total Valid


Who Exactly Is Living La Vida Loca? The Legal and Political Consequences of Latino-Latina Ethnic and Racial Stereotypes in Film and Other Media Ediberto Roman 51
2960192 Using Science to Build Better Learners: One School’s Successful Efforts to Raise Its Bar Passage Rates in an Era of Decline Louis N. Schulze 28
3054581 In the Shadow of Gaslight: Reflections on Identity, Diversity, and the Distribution of Power in the Academy Cyra Akila Choudhury 15
450740 Constitutional Theory in a Nutshell Thomas E. Baker 13
2847843 An Empirical Look at Commander Bias in Sexual Assault Cases Eric R. Carpenter 13
439080 Symbolic Counter-Speech Howard M. Wasserman 11