Nick Robinson

International Center for Not-for-Profit Law

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SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (18)

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India's Grand Advocates: A Legal Elite Flourishing in the Era of Globalization

International Journal of the Legal Profession, Vol. 20, No. 3 (2013), HLS Program on the Legal Profession Research Paper No. 2013-5, Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1240
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 02 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2017
Marc Galanter and Nick Robinson
University of Wisconsin Law School, Madison and International Center for Not-for-Profit Law
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legal profession, senior advocates, India, globalization, supreme court, high courts, lawyers

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When Lawyers Don't Get All the Profits: Non-Lawyer Ownership, Access, and Professionalism

29 Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics, 1, 1 (2016), HLS Program on the Legal Profession Research Paper No. 2014-20
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 27 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 19 Feb 2016
Nick Robinson
International Center for Not-for-Profit Law
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legal profession, non-lawyer ownership, corporate practice of law, alternative business structures, Incorporated Legal Practices, social security disability represetnation, online legal services, personal injury, family legal services, australia, england and wales, united kingdom, united states

A Quantitative Analysis of the Indian Supreme Court's Workload

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 14 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 13 Mar 2014
Nick Robinson
International Center for Not-for-Profit Law
Downloads 1,126 (20,253)
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Indian Supreme Court, workload, case management, backlog, docket, statistics

A Quantitative Analysis of the Indian Supreme Court's Workload

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 10, Issue 3, pp. 570-601, 2013
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 Aug 2013
Nick Robinson
International Center for Not-for-Profit Law
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The Decline of the Lawyer Politician

65(4) Buffalo Law Review 657 (2017) , HLS Center on the Legal Profession Research Paper No. 2015-10
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 02 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 08 Nov 2017
Nick Robinson
International Center for Not-for-Profit Law
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legal profession, U.S. Congress, professionalized political class, occupational background, democracy, elections

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Judicial Architecture and Capacity

The Oxford Handbook of Indian Constitutional Law (Sujit Choudhry, Madhav Khosla & Pratap Mehta eds., 2016, Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 05 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2017
Nick Robinson
International Center for Not-for-Profit Law
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Indian judicial system, Indian court system, stare decisis, precedent, judicial administration, judicial process, India, polyvocal, Indian legal system, comparative courts

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Interpreting the Constitution: Indian Supreme Court Constitution Benches Since Independence

Economic & Political Weekly, Vol XLVI, No. 9, February 26, 2011
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 12 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 23 Sep 2012
International Center for Not-for-Profit Law, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Independent, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Indian Supreme Court, Constitution, Supreme Court Judges, Constitution Benches, Constitutional Jurisprudence, Quantitative Analysis, Supreme Court Caseload

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Expanding Judiciaries: India and the Rise of the Good Governance Court

8 Wash. U. Global Stud. L. Rev. 1 (2009)
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 28 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 23 Dec 2014
Nick Robinson
International Center for Not-for-Profit Law
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Indian Supreme Court, comparative law, public interest litigation, basic structure doctrine, Pakistan Supreme Court, Thailand, controlled revolution

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Structure Matters: The Impact of Court Structure on the Indian and U.S. Supreme Courts

American Journal of Comparative Law, Vol. 61, No. 1, 2013
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 17 May 2012 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2012
Nick Robinson
International Center for Not-for-Profit Law
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India Supreme Court, United States Supreme Court, Institutional Design, Court Structure, Comparative Law, General, Comparative

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Justice Without Delay: Recommendations for Legal and Institutional Reforms in the Indian Courts

Jindal Global Legal Research Paper No. 4/2011
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 19 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2015
United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, Yale Law School, OP Jindal Global University - Jindal Global Law School (JGLS), National Academy of Legal Studies and Research (NALSAR) University, International Center for Not-for-Profit Law, OP Jindal Global University - Jindal Global Law School (JGLS), OP Jindal Global University - Jindal Global Law School (JGLS), Desh International Law, OP Jindal Global University - Jindal Global Law School (JGLS), OP Jindal Global University - Jindal Global Law School (JGLS), OP Jindal Global University - Jindal Global Law School (JGLS) and Southwestern Law School
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Responding to the Market: The Impact of the Rise of Corporate Law Firms on Elite Legal Education in India

HLS Program on the Legal Profession Research Paper No. 2014-11
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 22 Feb 2014
Jonathan Gingerich and Nick Robinson
King's College London - The Dickson Poon School of Law and International Center for Not-for-Profit Law
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Legal Education, India, Corporate Law, Law and Society, Law Students

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Litigation as a Measure of Well-Being

Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-28
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 09 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2016
Theodore Eisenberg, Nick Robinson and Sital Kalantry
Cornell University, Law School (Deceased), International Center for Not-for-Profit Law and Cornell University - Law School
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empirical studies, India, litigation

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When Corruption is an Emergency: 'Good Governance' Coups and Bangladesh

Fordham International Law Journal, Vol. 35, No. 737, 2012
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 28 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 01 Mar 2014
Nick Robinson and Nawreen Sattar
International Center for Not-for-Profit Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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corruption, Supreme Court, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Thailand, good governance, Military coup, constitutionalism, judiciary

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Closing the Implementation Gap: Grievance Redress and India's Social Welfare Programs

53 Columbia J. of Transnational Law (320) (2015)
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 05 Mar 2017
Nick Robinson
International Center for Not-for-Profit Law
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Social and economic rights, accountability, law and development, institutional design, administrative law, grievance redress

Education, Labor Rights, and Incentives: Contract Teacher Cases in the Indian Courts

Comparative Labor Law & Policy Journal, Vol. 32, No. 4, 2011
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 11 Aug 2011
Nick Robinson and Varun Gauri
International Center for Not-for-Profit Law and World Bank
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Education, Labor Rights, and Incentives: Contract Teacher Cases in the Indian Courts

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5365
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Nick Robinson and Varun Gauri
International Center for Not-for-Profit Law and World Bank
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Tertiary Education, Primary Education, Education For All, Teaching and Learning, Access & Equity in Basic Education

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'Foreign Agents' in an Interconnected World: FARA and the Weaponization of Transparency

69 Duke Law Journal 1075 (2020)
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 13 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 16 Feb 2020
Nick Robinson
International Center for Not-for-Profit Law
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Foreign Agents Registration Act, FARA, Transparency, National Security, Lobbying, Civil Society, Foreign Influence, Foreign Interference

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The Multiple Justifications of Occupational Licensing

Washington Law Review (2018)
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 12 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 15 Jan 2019
Nick Robinson
International Center for Not-for-Profit Law
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Occupational Licensing, First Amendment, Anti-Trust Law, Equal Protection

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The Structure and Functioning of the Supreme Court of India

A Qualified Hope: The Indian Supreme Court and Progressive Social Change (Gerald Rosenberg, Sudhir Krishnaswamy, & Shishir Bail Eds., Cambridge Univ. Press 2019)
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 21 Nov 2019
Nick Robinson
International Center for Not-for-Profit Law
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Indian Supreme Court, judicial systems, judicial review, court structure, Chief Justice

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Citizens Not Subjects: U.S. Foreign Relations Law and the Decentralization of Foreign Policy

Akron Law Review, Vol. 40, No. 647, 2007
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 31 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2014
Nick Robinson
International Center for Not-for-Profit Law
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Foreign Relations Law, Decentralized Foreign Policy, US Constitution, dormant foreign affairs power, dormant commerce clause, political question doctrine