Nick Robinson

Yale Law School

Lecturer in Law and Robina Foundation Human Rights Fellow

P.O. Box 208215

New Haven, CT 06520-8215

United States

Harvard Law School, Program on the Legal Profession

Fellow

1563 Massachusetts Ave

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

Center for Policy Research (India)

Visiting Fellow

Dharma Marg

Chanakyapuri

New Delhi, 110022

India

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (15)

1.

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 Yale Law School
Downloads 1,327 (7,968)

Abstract:

legal profession, senior advocates, India, globalization, supreme court, high courts, lawyers

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
Yale Law School
Downloads 745 (26,355)
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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
Yale Law School
Downloads 2 (568,509)
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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
Yale Law School
Downloads 598 (16,470)

Abstract:

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

4.

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
Yale Law School
Downloads 487 (38,987)
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Abstract:

Indian Supreme Court, comparative law, public interest litigation, basic structure doctrine, Pakistan Supreme Court, Thailand, controlled revolution

5.

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
Yale Law School
Downloads 389 (47,097)

Abstract:

India Supreme Court, United States Supreme Court, Institutional Design, Court Structure, Comparative Law, General, Comparative

6.

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
Yale Law School, 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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Abstract:

Indian Supreme Court, Constitution, Supreme Court Judges, Constitution Benches, Constitutional Jurisprudence, Quantitative Analysis, Supreme Court Caseload

7.

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, Yale Law School, 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 O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) - Centre on Public Law and Jurisprudence(CPLJ)
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8.

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), Yale Law School and Cornell University - Law School
Downloads 311 (65,849)
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Abstract:

empirical studies, India, litigation

9.

India's Judicial Architecture

The Oxford Handbook of Indian Constitutional Law (Sujit Choudhry, Madhav Khosla & Pratap Mehta eds., 2016, Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 05 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2015
Nick Robinson
Yale Law School
Downloads 310 (43,997)

Abstract:

Indian judicial system, Indian court system, stare decisis, precedent, judicial administration, judicial process, India, polyvocal, Indian legal system, comparative courts

10.

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
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and Yale Law School
Downloads 269 (71,967)

Abstract:

Legal Education, India, Corporate Law, Law and Society, Law Students

11.

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
Yale Law School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 190 (112,695)

Abstract:

corruption, Supreme Court, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Thailand, good governance, Military coup, constitutionalism, judiciary

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
Yale Law School and World Bank
Downloads 152 (163,130)

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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
Yale Law School and World Bank
Downloads 27 (425,450)

Abstract:

Tertiary Education, Primary Education, Education For All, Teaching and Learning, Access & Equity in Basic Education

13.

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
Yale Law School
Downloads 164 (126,852)

Abstract:

Social and economic rights, accountability, law and development, institutional design, administrative law, grievance redress

14.

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
Yale Law School
Downloads 36 (319,689)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Foreign Relations Law, Decentralized Foreign Policy, US Constitution, dormant foreign affairs power, dormant commerce clause, political question doctrine

15.

The Decline of the Lawyer Politician

HLS Center on the Legal Profession Research Paper No. 2015-10
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 02 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 01 May 2017
Nick Robinson
Yale Law School
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Abstract:

legal profession, U.S. Congress, professionalized political class, occupational background, democracy, elections