Charles L. Barzun

University of Virginia School of Law

Associate Professor

580 Massie Road

Charlottesville, VA 22903

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (25)

1.

Jerome Frank and the Modern Mind

Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2009-01
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 17 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 18 Sep 2013
Charles L. Barzun
University of Virginia School of Law
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legal realism, jurisprudence, Jerome Frank, virtue, character, adjudication, pragmatism, science

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Three Forms of Legal Pragmatism

Washington University Law Review, Vol. 95, No. 5, 2018, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2018-31
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 17 May 2018
Charles L. Barzun
University of Virginia School of Law
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Posner, Dworkin, Souter, Pragmatism, Jurisprudence, Legal Process, Realism, Critical Legal Studies

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Legal Realism and Natural Law

Law, Theory and History: New Essays on a Neglected Topic (Maksymilian Del Mar & Michael Lobban eds., 2015, Forthcoming), Osgoode Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14/2015, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2015/20
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 06 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 21 May 2015
Dan Priel and Charles L. Barzun
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School and University of Virginia School of Law
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legal realism, natural law, Karl Llewellyn, Jerome Frank, jurisprudence

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The Positive U-Turn

Stanford Law Review, Forthcoming, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2016-50
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 01 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 25 May 2017
Charles L. Barzun
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 489 (68,760)
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The Forgotten Foundations of Hart and Sacks

Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2011-44
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 14 Nov 2011
Charles L. Barzun
University of Virginia School of Law
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Coleman, Kraus, Legal Rights, Thomson, Feinberg, torts, necessity, economic, liberal

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Justice Souter's Common Law

Virginia Law Review, 2018, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2017-54
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 13 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2018
Charles L. Barzun
University of Virginia School of Law
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Souter, Casey, Old Chief, Seminole Tribe, practical reasoning, Quine, Posner, Dworkin, jurisprudence, instrumentalism, holism

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Jurisprudence and (Its) History

Virginia Law Review, Vol. 101, No. 4, 2015, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2015-30, Osgoode Legal Studies Research Paper No. 24/2015
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 23 May 2015 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2015
Charles L. Barzun and Dan Priel
University of Virginia School of Law and York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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methodology, legal theory, legal history, legal realism, jurisprudence, positivism, natural law, Hobbes, Bentham, Austin, Hart

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Inside-Out: Beyond the Internal/External Distinction in Legal Scholarship

Virginia Law Review, Forthcoming, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2014-61
Number of pages: 90 Posted: 10 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2014
Charles L. Barzun
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 287 (126,298)
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Hart, Dworkin, internal, external, methodology, legal theory, legal history, legal realism, jurisprudence, public law, tort law, excuses, precedent, judicial behavior, critical legal studies

Legal Rights and the Limits of Conceptual Analysis: A Case Study

Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2011-43
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 15 Nov 2011
Charles L. Barzun
University of Virginia School of Law
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Hart, Sacks, Legal Process, Pragmatism, Fuller, Jurisprudence, James

Legal Rights and the Limits of Conceptual Analysis: A Case Study

Ratio Juris, Vol. 26, Issue 2, pp. 215-234, 2013
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 11 May 2013
Charles L. Barzun
University of Virginia School of Law
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Constructing Originalism or: Why Professors Baude and Sachs Should Learn to Stop Worrying and Love Ronald Dworkin

Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2019-48
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 15 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 02 Oct 2019
Charles L. Barzun
University of Virginia School of Law
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originalism, Hart, Dworkin, rule of recognition, official story, Nazi law

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Rules of Weight

Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 83, No. 5, 2008
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 06 May 2008
Charles L. Barzun
University of Virginia School of Law
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evidence, rules, admissibility, procedure, cognitive psychology, fact finding, administrative law

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The Genetic Fallacy and a Living Constitution

Constitutional Commentary, Vol. 34, No. 3. (2019), Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2019-65
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 15 Nov 2019
Charles L. Barzun
University of Virginia School of Law
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Living Constitution, Casey, Charles Taylor, Justice Thomas, Legal reasoning, practical reasoning, authority, integrity, ad hominem, Common Law

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Impeaching Precedent

University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 80, No. 4, 2013, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2012-69
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 20 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 22 Feb 2014
Charles L. Barzun
University of Virginia School of Law
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Precedent, Stare Decisis, Eleventh Amendment, Sovereign Immunity, Impeachment, Impeaching, Hans, Souter, Legal History, Legal Philosophy, Jurisprudence, Constitutional Law, Constitutional Interpretation

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Causation, Legal History, and Legal Doctrine

Buffalo Law Review, Vol. 64, 2016, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 5
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 12 Jan 2016
Charles L. Barzun
University of Virginia School of Law
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Metaphysical Quietism and Functional Explanation in the Law

Law and Philosophy, Forthcoming, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2014-30
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 25 Apr 2014
Charles L. Barzun
University of Virginia School of Law
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philosophy, quietism, tort, negligence, history, meta-ethics, metaphysics, Rorty, Price

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Quentin Skinner v. Charles Taylor: Explanation and Practical Reasoning in History, Philosophy, and Law

Yale Journal of Law and the Humanities, Forthcoming, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2021-06
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 22 Jan 2021
Charles L. Barzun
University of Virginia School of Law
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Charles Taylor, Quentin Skinner, Explanation, history, philosophy

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Politics or Principle? Zechariah Chafee and the Social Interest in Free Speech

Brigham Young University Law Review, March 2007
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 12 Jan 2007
Charles L. Barzun
University of Virginia School of Law
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First Amendment, defamation, Chafee, property rights, Roscoe Pound, social interest, equity, labor, injunction

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Conflict Avoidance in Constitutional Law

107 Virginia Law Review 1 (2021), Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2020-37, Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 2020-06
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 28 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 05 Mar 2021
Charles L. Barzun and Michael D. Gilbert
University of Virginia School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
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constitutional law, constitutional conflicts, value conflicts, rights conflicts, dispute resolution, hard cases, least cost avoidance, constitutional law and economics

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Jerome Frank, Lon Fuller, and a Romantic Pragmatism

Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 6
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 12 Jan 2016
Charles L. Barzun
University of Virginia School of Law
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Catharine MacKinnon and the Common Law

Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2020-69
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 23 Sep 2020 Last Revised: 15 Oct 2020
Charles L. Barzun
University of Virginia School of Law
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MacKinnon, Dworkin, Posner, Critical Theory, Sociological Jurisprudence, Sexual Harassment, Feminism, Civil Rights, Discrimination

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Working for the Weekend: A Response to Kessler & Pozen

Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2017-33
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 12 Jun 2017
Charles L. Barzun
University of Virginia School of Law
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The Tale of Two Harts; A Schlegelian Dialectic

Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2020-55
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 29 Jun 2020
Charles L. Barzun
University of Virginia School of Law
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Legal Process, Legal Positivism, Hart, Critical Legal Studies, Pragmatism

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Getting Substantive: A Response to Posner and Vermeule

University of Chicago Law Review Dialogue, Vol. 80, p. 267, 2013, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2014-01
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 18 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 13 Mar 2014
Charles L. Barzun
University of Virginia School of Law
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Posner, vermuele, Hart, Dworkin, internal, external, methodology, legal theory, legal realism, jurisprudence, public law, korematsu, justice Jackson

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Common Sense and Legal Science

Virginia Law Review, Vol. 90, p. 1051, 2004
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 23 Oct 2009
Charles L. Barzun
University of Virginia School of Law
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Common Sense, legal science, Science Caveat Emptor, Verplanck, Horwitz, Contracts, Skepticism, legal history, Thomas Reid, jurisprudence, induction, deduction

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Book Review of Kristen Rundle, Forms Liberate: Reclaiming the Jurisprudence of Lon L. Fuller

Modern Law Review, 2013
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 18 Sep 2016
Charles L. Barzun
University of Virginia School of Law
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Lon Fuller, Legal Process, Jurisprudence, HLA Hart, Ronald Dworkin