Robert P. Burns

Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law

Professor

375 E. Chicago Ave

Chicago, IL 60611

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

21

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Scholarly Papers (21)

1.

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
Downloads 542 (35,356)

Abstract:

Law & the Humanities, Litigation & Procedure, Legal History, Jurisprudence & Legal Philosophy

2.

Some Ethical Issues Surrounding Mediation

Fordham Law Review, Vol. LXX, No. 3, December 2001
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 08 Jun 2002
Robert P. Burns
Downloads 525 (34,327)

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3.

The Tasks of a Philosophy of Law

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 24 Sep 2007
Robert P. Burns
Downloads 311 (73,561)

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4.

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
Downloads 256 (87,971)

Abstract:

trials, legal philosophy, civil procedure, evidence

5.

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
Downloads 221 (105,353)
Citation 1

Abstract:

trials, procedure, justice, bureaucracy

6.

The Distinctiveness of Trial Narrative

THE TRIAL ON TRIAL: TRUTH AND DUE PROCESS, Antony Duff, ed., Hart Publishing Ltd., UK
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 23 Sep 2004
Robert P. Burns
Downloads 208 (113,614)

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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
Downloads 133 (134,513)

Abstract:

Kafka, Trial, Criminal Justice, Police Interrogation, Prosecution

8.

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
Downloads 123 (181,860)

Abstract:

Jurisprudence, Legal Philosophy, Litigation, Procedure

9.

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
Downloads 117 (186,413)

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10.

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
Downloads 103 (201,457)

Abstract:

trial, nature of law, rhetoric, narrative, drama

11.

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
Downloads 101 (193,734)

Abstract:

evidence, trials, procedure, justice

12.

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
Downloads 85 (201,457)

Abstract:

Jury, Trial, Political, Legal, Arendt

13.

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 82 (232,844)

Abstract:

Jurisprudence, Legal Philosophy, Humanities

14.

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
Downloads 75 (229,585)

Abstract:

trial, psychology, evidence, social science

15.

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
Downloads 72 (241,506)

Abstract:

jury, trial, social theory, Rawls

16.

Social Scientific Evidence

Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 15-43
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 07 Aug 2015
Robert P. Burns
Downloads 55 (218,520)

Abstract:

trial, social science, evidence, Wittgenstein

17.

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
Downloads 51 (277,919)

Abstract:

Trial Advocacy, Civil Procedure

18.

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
Downloads 0 (304,725)

Abstract:

bureaucracy, trials, legal philosophy, humanities

19.

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
Downloads 0 (315,589)

Abstract:

Law, philosophy, political theory, jury, trial, sovereignty, Derecho, filosofía, teoría política, jurado, juicio, soberanía

20.

Symposium on Robert Burns's A Theory of the Trial

Law and Social Inquiry, Vol. 28, pp. 523-567
Posted: 14 Aug 2003
Robert P. Burns

Abstract:

rhetoric, social theory, social psychology, law, legal history, comparative law

21.

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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