Renee Lettow Lerner

George Washington University Law School

2000 H Street, N.W.

Washington, DC 20052

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (10)

1.

The Intersection of Two Systems: An American on Trial for an American Murder in the French Cour D'Assises

University of Illinois Law Review, p. 791, 2001, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 245, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 245
Number of pages: 101 Posted: 07 Mar 2007
Renee Lettow Lerner
George Washington University Law School
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Abstract:

Cour d'assises, French criminal procedure, France, criminal procedure, inquisitorial, self-incrimination, murder trial, multinational criminal case, Gaitaud, comparative law, comparative criminal procedure

2.

The Worldwide Popular Revolt Against Proportionality in Self-Defense Law

Journal of Law, Economics and Policy, Vol. 2, 2007, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 243, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 243
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 07 Feb 2007
Renee Lettow Lerner
George Washington University Law School
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Abstract:

self-defense, proportionality, comparative law, defense of dwelling, defense of property, Florida, England, Belgium, castle doctrine, duty to retreat

3.

Enlightenment Economics and the Framing of the U.S. Constitution

Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, Vol. 35, 2012, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-2, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2013-2
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 19 Feb 2013
Renee Lettow Lerner
George Washington University Law School
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enlightenment economics, commerce clause, diversity clause, legislative process, bicameralism, presentment, enumerated powers, free trade, rent seeking, monopolies, James Madison, framing of the U.S. Constitution

4.

The New York Bar and Reform of the Elected Judiciary After the Civil War

GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 139; GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 139
Number of pages: 96 Posted: 04 Apr 2005
Renee Lettow Lerner
George Washington University Law School
Downloads 138 (168,853)

Abstract:

judicial elections, reform of judiciary, judicial corruption, New York judiciary, New York judges, New York bar, Association of the Bar of the City of New York, Tammany Hall, New York constitutional convention of 1867-68

5.

The Failure of Originalism in Preserving Constitutional Rights to Civil Jury Trial

William & Mary Bill of Rights, Vol. 28, p. 811, 2014, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2014-52, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2014-52
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 19 Oct 2014
Renee Lettow Lerner
George Washington University Law School
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Abstract:

Seventh Amendment; civil jury trial; constitutional rights to civil jury trial; state constitutional rights; jury nullification; originalism; originalist interpretation; historical test; jury fees; summary proceedings; waiver of jury trial; legal history; line between fact and law; Slocum v. New Yor

6.

Thomas Nast's Crusading Legal Cartoons

2011 Green Bag Almanac 59-78, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2013-1, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-1
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 19 Feb 2013
Renee Lettow Lerner
George Washington University Law School
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Thomas Nast, legal cartoons, Boss Tweed, Tammany Hall, David Dudley Field, adversarial system, legal history, judicial corruption, railroad scandals

7.

The Rise of Directed Verdict: Jury Power in Civil Cases Before the Federal Rules of 1938

George Washington Law Review, Vol. 81, No. 2, 2013, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-113, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2013-113
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 29 Aug 2013
Renee Lettow Lerner
George Washington University Law School
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directed verdict, judgment notwithstanding the verdict, jury control, federal rules of civil procedure, Scintilla Rule, railroads, personal injury, contributory negligence, fellow servant rule, assumption of risk, legal history

8.

The Troublesome Inheritance of Americans in Magna Carta and Trial by Jury

Renée Lettow Lerner, The Troublesome Inheritance of Americans in Magna Carta and Trial by Jury, in Magna Carta and its Modern Legacy 77-98 (Robert Hazell and James Melton eds., Cambridge University Press 2015). , GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2016-21, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-21,
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 19 Jun 2016
Renee Lettow Lerner
George Washington University Law School
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Magna Carta; trial by jury; judgment of his peers; civil jury trial; criminal jury trial; Seventh Amendment; constitutional rights to jury trial; legal history; Bank of Columbia v. Okely; Erving v. Cradock

9.

How the Creation of Appellate Courts in England and the United States Limited Judicial Comment on Evidence to the Jury

40 J. Legal Prof. 215 (2016)., GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2016-20, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-20
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 19 Jun 2016
Renee Lettow Lerner
George Washington University Law School
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Abstract:

Legal history; judicial comment on evidence; judicial summing up; jury trial; criminal appeals; appellate courts; federal courts; Isaac Parker; Indian Territory; Judicature Acts; Hicks v. U.S.; Quercia v. U.S.; Evarts Act; circuit system; Court of Criminal Appeal

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History of the Common Law: The Development of Anglo-American Legal Institutions

HISTORY OF THE COMMON LAW: THE DEVELOPMENT OF ANGLO-AMERICAN LEGAL INSTITUTIONS, Aspen Publishers, 2009, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 192, Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 09-07
Posted: 27 Aug 2009
John H. Langbein, Renee Lettow Lerner and Bruce P. Smith
Yale University - Law School, George Washington University Law School and University of Denver Sturm College of Law

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