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Robert P. Burns

2014
  Books and other Monographs
  August 2014
1 Kafka's Law: The Trial and American Criminal Justice (University of Chicago Press, 2014).
  Periodical Articles
  March 2014
2 The Jury as a Political Institution: An Internal Perspective in 55 WILLIAM & MARY LAW REVIEW 739 (2014).
2013
  Periodical Articles
  May 2013
3 Advocacy in the Era of the Vanishing Trial in 61 UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS LAW REVIEW 893-904 (2013).
  SSRN
  February 2013
4 The Jury as a Political Institution: An Internal Perspective.
2012
  Periodical Articles
  November 2012
5 What Will We Lose if the Trial Vanishes? in 61 DEFENSE LAW JOURNAL 1-23 (2012).
  March 2012
6 The Dignity, Rights, and Responsibilities of the Jury: On the Structure of Normative Argument in 43 ARIZONA STATE LAW JOURNAL 1147-1158 (2011).
  SSRN
  December 2012
7 Advocacy in the Era of the Vanishing Tria.
  November 2012
8 The Withering Away of Evidence Law: Notes on Theory and Practice.
2011
  Books and other Monographs
  December 2011
9 The Death of the American Trial (University of Chicago Press, 2011) [paperback].
  Periodical Articles
  December 2011
10 What Will We Lose If the Trial Vanishes? in 37 OHIO NORTHERN UNIVERSITY LAW REVIEW 575-595 (2011).
11 The Importance of Preserving and Revitalizing the Jury Trial in 18 VOIR DIRE NO. 2 (2011).
12 Narrative and Drama in the American Trial in 8 POSTMODERN OPENINGS 131 (2011).
  SSRN
  October 2011
13 Narrative and Drama in the American Trial.
  September 2011
14 The Dignity, Rights, and Responsibilities of the Jury: On the Structure of Normative Argument.
  May 2011
15 What Will We Lose If the Trial Vanishes?.
2010
  Books and other Monographs
  August 2010
16 Problems and Materials in Evidence and Trial Advocacy, 5th edition (NITA/LexisNexis, 2010) (Co-authored by: Steven Lubet ).
17 Evidence in Context, 4th edition (NITA/LexisNexis, 2010) (Co-authored by: Steven Lubet ).
  Periodical Articles
  October 2010
18 Why America Still Needs the Jury Trial: A Friendly Response to Professor Dzur in 4 CRIMINAL LAW AND PHILOSOPHY (2010).
2009
  Books and other Monographs
  November 2009
19 Cranbrooke v. Intellex, 2nd edition (National Institute for Trial Advocacy, 2009) (Co-authored by: Steven Lubet et al.).
  May 2009
20 Cranbrooke v. Intellex: Problems and Case File, 2nd edition (National Institute for Trial Advocacy, 2009) (Co-authored by: Steven Lubet).
  March 2009
21 The Death of the American Trial (University of Chicago Press, 2009).
  Contributions to Books etc.
  April 2009
22 The Tasks of a Philosophy of Law in On Philosophy in American Law, edited by Francis J. Mootz (Cambridge University Press, 2009).
  Periodical Articles
  November 2009
23 A Critical Appreciation of the American Trial in (Current) Decline in 49 STUDIES IN LAW, POLITICS, AND SOCIETY 3-23 (2009).
  February 2009
24 Best Practices: Cross-Examination, Moving Up to the Next Level in NITA NOTES (February 2009).
  January 2009
25 Analyzing the Trial, Interdisciplinary Methods: Why a Philosopher in the United States Might Study the Trial in 31 POLITICAL AND LEGAL ANTHROPOLOGY REVIEW 303 (2008).
  SSRN
  January 2009
26 The Death of the American Trial.
2008
  Contributions to Books etc.
  October 2008
27 The Lawfulness of the American Trial in Trials: The International Library of Essays in Law and Society, edited by Martha M. Umphrey (Ashgate, 2008) reprinted from the AMERICAN CRIMINAL LAW REVIEW.
  February 2008
28 Some Philosophical Resources for the Study of Truth Practices in the American Trial in The Role of Social Science in Law, edited by Elizabeth Mertz (Ashgate, 2008) reprinted from The Political and Legal Anthropology Review.
  Periodical Articles
  December 2008
29 A Short Meditation on Some Remaining Issues in Evidence Law in 38 SETON HALL LAW REVIEW 1435-1441 (2008).
  January 2008
30 On the Foundations and Nature of Morality in 31 HARVARD JOURNAL OF LAW AND PUBLIC POLICY 7-21 (2008).
2007
  Contributions to Books etc.
  July 2007
31 Civil Trials in Encyclopedia of Law and Society: American and Global Perspectives, edited by David S. Clark (Sage Publications, 2007).
  Periodical Articles
  December 2007
32 A Jury Between Fact and Norm in 82 CHICAGO-KENT LAW REVIEW 643 (2007).
  July 2007
33 The Practice of Law in the Peaceable Kingdom in 41 GEORGIA LAW REVIEW 761-795 (2007).
  May 2007
34 The Rule of Law in the Trial Court in 56 DEPAUL LAW REVIEW 307 (2007).
2006
  Contributions to Books etc.
  November 2006
35 How Law Knows in the American Trial Court in How Law Knows, edited by Austin Sarat et al. (Stanford University Press, 2006).
  Periodical Articles
  August 2006
36 Teaching Evidence Law in the Context of Trial Practices in 50 ST. LOUIS UNIVERSITY LAW JOURNAL 1155 (2006).
  May 2006
37 Fallacies on Fallacies: A Response in 3 INTERNATIONAL COMMENTARY ON EVIDENCE no. 1 (2005).
  January 2006
38 A Wistful Retrospective on Wigmore and His Prescriptions for Illinois Evidence Law in 100 NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY LAW REVIEW 131-150 (2006).
2005
  Contributions to Books etc.
  February 2005
39 The Distinctiveness of Trial Narrative in The Truth on Trial: Truth and Due Process, edited by Antony Duff et al. (Hart Publishing, 2005).
2004
  Books and other Monographs
  July 2004
40 Problems and Materials in Evidence and Trial Advocacy, 4th edition (NITA, 2004) (Co-authored by: Steven Lubet).
  June 2004
41 Evidence in Context: A Trial Evidence Workbook, 3rd edition (NITA, 2004) (Co-authored by: Steven Lubet, and James Seckinger).
42 Evidence in Context: Teacher's Manual, 3rd edition (NITA, 2004) (Co-authored by: Steven Lubet, and James Seckinger).
  Contributions to Books etc.
  October 2004
43 The Law of Evidence as the Grammar Rules of Trial Discourse in Teaching the Law School Curriculum, edited by Steven Freedland and Gerald F. Hess (Carolina Academic Press, 2004).
44 Using Dramatization and Simulation in Professional Responsibility Teaching in Teaching the Law School Curriculum, edited by Steven Freedland and Gerald F. Hess (Carolina Academic Press, 2004).
  February 2004
45 Rhetoric and the Law in A Companion to Rhetoric and Rhetorical Criticism, edited by Walter Jost (Blackwell Publishers, 2004) at Pages 442-456.
  Periodical Articles
  April 2004
46 Some Philosophical Resources for an Account of Truth Practices in the American Trial in 26 POLAR: POLITICAL AND LEGAL ANTHROPOLOGY REVIEW 109-135 (2003).
  January 2004
47 Division of Authority Between Attorney and Client: The Case of the Benevolent Otolaryngologist in 2003 UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS LAW REVIEW 1275-1297 (Co-authored by: Steven Lubet).
2003
  Periodical Articles
  September 2003
48 A Conservative Perspective on the Future of the American Jury Trial in 78 CHICAGO-KENT LAW REVIEW 1319-1357 (2003).
  July 2003
49 Symposium on Robert Burn's A Theory of the Trial: A Response to Four Readings of A Theory of the Trial in 28 LAW AND SOCIAL INQUIRY 553-567 (2003).
50 Professional Responsibility in the Trial Court in 44 SOUTH TEXAS LAW REVIEW 81-110 (2002).
2001
  Books and other Monographs
  November 2001
51 A Theory of the Trial has been published in both paperback and E-book editions (Princeton University Press, 1999) .
  August 2001
52 Problems and Materials in Evidence and Trial Advocacy, 3rd ed. (NITA, 2001) at Volume 1 and 2 and Teacher's Manual (Co-authored by: Steven Lubet and James Seckinger) .
53 Evidence in Context, 2nd ed. (NITA, 2001) (Co-authored by: Steven Lubet and James Seckinger) .
54 Exercises and Problems in Professional Responsibility, 2nd ed. (NITA, 2001) (Co-authored by: Steven Lubet and Thomas Geraghty) .
  Periodical Articles
  December 2001
55 Some Ethical Issues Surrounding Mediation in 70 FORDHAM LAW REVIEW 691-717 (2001).
  August 2001
56 Notes on the Future of Evidence Law in 74 TEMPLE LAW REVIEW 69-89 (2001) .
57 The Lawfulness of the American Trial in 38 AMERICAN CRIMINAL LAW REVIEW 205-239 (2001) .
2000
  Contributions to Books etc.
  November 2000
58 Professional Responsibility in Trial Practice: Problems and Materials and Teacher's Notes in Litigation Ethics, edited by John Q. Barrett and Bruce A. Green (American Bar Association, 2000) (Co-authored by: Donald B. Hilliker).
  Periodical Articles
  December 2000
59 The Practices of the American Trial in 4 BUDHI: A JOURNAL OF IDEAS AND CULTURE 97 (2000) .
  November 2000
  book review
60 Charles Taylor, A Catholic Modernity? in 127 COMMONWEAL 20-27 (2000) .
  September 2000
  book review
61 From Expectation to Experience: Essays on Law and Legal Education--James Boyd White in 50 JOURNAL OF LEGAL EDUCATION 147-155 (2000) .
1999
  Books and other Monographs
  July 1999
62 A Theory of the Trial (Princeton University Press, 1999).