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 (27)

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
Downloads 752 (48,471)

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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
Downloads 670 (56,436)

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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
Downloads 565 (70,185)

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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 507 (80,243)
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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
Downloads 427 (98,327)

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Coleman, Kraus, Legal Rights, Thomson, Feinberg, torts, necessity, economic, liberal

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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
Downloads 366 (117,277)

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methodology, legal theory, legal history, legal realism, jurisprudence, positivism, natural law, Hobbes, Bentham, Austin, Hart

7.

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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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 316 (137,323)
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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

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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

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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
Downloads 292 (149,272)

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originalism, Hart, Dworkin, rule of recognition, official story, Nazi law

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The Common Law and Critical Theory

University of Colorado Law Review, Vol. 92, 2021, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2021-31
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 23 Jun 2021
Charles L. Barzun
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 258 (169,113)

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Catharine MacKinnon, Ronald Dworkin, Richard Posner, Sexual Harassment, Feminism, Critical Race Theory

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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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Clash of the Titans: Hercules v. Dennis Martinez, or Why Dworkin and Fish are Both Wrong

Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2021-29
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 11 May 2021
Charles L. Barzun
University of Virginia School of Law
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Ronald Dworkin, Stanley Fish, Interpretation, Jurisprudence, Hercules, Dennis Martinez

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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
Downloads 231 (188,169)

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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
Downloads 229 (190,496)

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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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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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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
Downloads 191 (224,120)

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philosophy, quietism, tort, negligence, history, meta-ethics, metaphysics, Rorty, Price

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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

26.

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
Downloads 95 (380,860)

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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