Robert P. Burns

Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law

Professor

375 E. Chicago Ave

Chicago, IL 60611

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

26

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5

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3

Scholarly Papers (26)

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Twelve Angry Men: A Jury Between Fact and Norm

Chicago-Kent Law Review, 2007, Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 07-15
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 25 May 2007
Robert P. Burns
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Law & the Humanities, Litigation & Procedure, Legal History, Jurisprudence & Legal Philosophy

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The Tasks of a Philosophy of Law

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 24 Sep 2007
Robert P. Burns
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What Will We Lose If the Trial Vanishes?

Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 11-48
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 27 May 2011
Robert P. Burns
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trials, legal philosophy, civil procedure, evidence

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The Death of the American Trial

THE DEATH OF THE AMERICAN TRIAL, University of Chicago Press, 2009, Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 09-03
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 29 Jan 2009
Robert P. Burns
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trials, procedure, justice, bureaucracy

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Preface for: Kafka's Law: 'The Trial' and American Criminal Justice

Preface in Kafka's Law: "The Trial" and American Criminal Justice (University of Chicago Press, 2014) , Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 14-35
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 28 Aug 2014
Robert P. Burns
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Kafka, Trial, Criminal Justice, Police Interrogation, Prosecution

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White Paper of Democratic Criminal Justice

Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 111, No. 6, 2017, Wayne State University Law School Research Paper No. 2017-39, Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 17-18
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 02 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2017
Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law, Willamette University College of Law, Wayne State University Law School, University of Illinois College of Law, University of Virginia School of Law, School of Regulation & Global Governance (RegNet), Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law, University of Stirling, Bowling Green State University, Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law, Harvard Law School, Notre Dame Law School, Northwestern University - School of Law, University at Buffalo Law School, University of Pennsylvania Law School, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Brooklyn Law School, Yale University - Law School and Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Sentencing, Policing, Prosecutors, Criminal Justice Reform, Democracy, Democratic Criminal Justice

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Some Limitations of Experimental Psychologists' Criticism of the American Trial

Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 15-01
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 07 Jan 2015
Robert P. Burns
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trial, psychology, evidence, social science

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The Jury as a Political Institution: An Internal Perspective

William & Mary Law Review, Forthcoming, Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 13-02
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 18 Feb 2013
Robert P. Burns
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Jury, Trial, Political, Legal, Arendt

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The Rule of Law in the Trial Court

DePaul Law Review, Forthcoming, Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 06-24
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 25 Oct 2006
Robert P. Burns
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Jurisprudence, Legal Philosophy, Litigation, Procedure

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How Law Knows in the American Trial Court

HOW LAW KNOWS, Douglas, Sarat, & Umphrey, eds., Stanford University Press, Northwestern Public Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 19 Aug 2005
Robert P. Burns
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The Withering Away of Evidence Law: Notes on Theory and Practice

Georgia Law Review, Forthcoming, Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 12-30
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 25 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 26 Nov 2012
Robert P. Burns
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evidence, trials, procedure, justice

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Narrative and Drama in the American Trial

Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 11-60
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 13 Oct 2011
Robert P. Burns
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trial, nature of law, rhetoric, narrative, drama

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Modernity and the Law: A Late Twentieth Century View

Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 19-04
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 26 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2019
Robert P. Burns
Downloads 117 (264,247)

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Modernity, Liberalism, Post-Liberalism, Rule of Law

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Social Scientific Evidence

Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 15-43
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 07 Aug 2015
Robert P. Burns
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trial, social science, evidence, Wittgenstein

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Popular Sovereignty and the Jury Trial

Oñati Socio-Legal Series, Vol. 6, No. 2, 2016
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 21 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 02 Jun 2016
Robert P. Burns
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Law, philosophy, political theory, jury, trial, sovereignty, Derecho, filosofía, teoría política, jurado, juicio, soberanía

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The Practice of Law in the Peaceable Kingdom: Milner Ball's Theology of American Law

Georgia Law Review, 2007, Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 07-14
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 30 Apr 2007
Robert P. Burns
Downloads 92 (310,915)

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Jurisprudence, Legal Philosophy, Humanities

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The Dignity, Rights, and Responsibilities of the Jury: On the Structure of Normative Argument

Arizona State Law Journal, Forthcoming, Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 11-59
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 24 Sep 2011
Robert P. Burns
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jury, trial, social theory, Rawls

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Jury Nullification and the Constituent Power of the People

Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 17-10
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 10 Apr 2017
Robert P. Burns
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Jury, Trial, Nullification, Hannah Arendt

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Law and the Modern Identity

Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 19-08
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 26 Mar 2019
Robert P. Burns
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Modernity, Charles Taylor, Hannah Arendt, American Law, Bureaucracy, Trials, Philosophy of Law

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Advocacy in the Era of the Vanishing Trial

Kansas Law Review, Forthcoming, Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 12-36
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 22 Dec 2012
Robert P. Burns
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Trial Advocacy, Civil Procedure

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Is Our Legal Order Just Another Bureaucracy?

Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 16-15
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 10 Jun 2016
Robert P. Burns
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bureaucracy, trials, legal philosophy, humanities

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The Enfranchised Jury

Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 20-12
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 03 Jun 2020
Robert P. Burns
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rhetoric, social theory, social psychology, law, legal history, comparative law

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Some Realism (and Idealism) About the Trial

Georgia Law Review, Vol. 31, No. 3, 1997
Posted: 15 Nov 1998
Robert P. Burns

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