Robert P. Burns

Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law

Professor

375 E. Chicago Ave

Chicago, IL 60611

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (23)

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

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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
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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
Downloads 256 (93,157)

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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 (112,442)
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trials, procedure, justice, bureaucracy

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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
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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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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 (194,035)

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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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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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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 (205,272)

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evidence, trials, procedure, justice

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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 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
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Jurisprudence, Legal Philosophy, Humanities

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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 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

16.

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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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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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, Australian National University (ANU) - Research School of Social Sciences (RSSS), 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, University of California, Berkeley, Boalt Hall, School of Law, 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

19.

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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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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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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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

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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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