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ROBERT P. BURNS

2017

Books and other Monographs

March 2017

Contributions to Books etc.

March 2017

Periodical Articles

October 2017

April 2017

March 2017

2016

Books and other Monographs

November 2016

  • CRANBROOKE V. INTELLEX: INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION VERSION, 3rd ed. (National Institute for Trial Advocacy 2016) (Co-authored by: Steven Lubet, John T. Baker, Terre Rushton, and Jim H. Seckinger).

Contributions to Books etc.

May 2016

  • Social Science and the Ways of the Trial Court in TRANSLATING THE SOCIAL WORLD FOR LAW: LINGUISTIC TOOLS FOR A NEW LEGAL REALISM (Oxford University Press 2016).

Periodical Articles

June 2016

April 2016

  • Popular Sovereignty and the Jury Trial in 6 OÑATI SOCIO-LEGAL SERIES no. 2 (forthcoming 2016).

2015

Periodical Articles

June 2015

  • Some Limitations of Experimental Psychologists' Criticisms of the American Trial in 90 CHICAGO-KENT LAW REVIEW 890 (2015).

May 2015

  • CRANBROOKE V. INTELLEX: CASE FILE (2015) (Co-authored by: Steven Lubet, John T. Baker, Terre Rushton, & James H. Seckinger).

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September 2015

January 2015

2014

Books and other Monographs

August 2014

  • Kafka's Law: The Trial and American Criminal Justice (University of Chicago Press 2014).

Periodical Articles

March 2014

  • The Jury as a Political Institution: An Internal Perspective in 55 WILLIAM & MARY LAW REVIEW 739 (2014).

2013

Periodical Articles

May 2013

  • Advocacy in the Era of the Vanishing Trial in 61 UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS LAW REVIEW 893-904 (2013).

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February 2013

2012

Periodical Articles

November 2012

  • What Will We Lose if the Trial Vanishes? in 61 DEFENSE LAW JOURNAL 1-23 (2012).

March 2012

  • The Dignity, Rights, and Responsibilities of the Jury: On the Structure of Normative Argument in 43 ARIZONA STATE LAW JOURNAL 1147-1158 (2011).

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December 2012

November 2012

2011

Books and other Monographs

December 2011

  • The Death of the American Trial (University of Chicago Press 2011) [paperback].

Periodical Articles

December 2011

  • What Will We Lose If the Trial Vanishes? in 37 OHIO NORTHERN UNIVERSITY LAW REVIEW 575-595 (2011).
  • The Importance of Preserving and Revitalizing the Jury Trial in 18 VOIR DIRE NO. 2 (2011).
  • Narrative and Drama in the American Trial in 8 POSTMODERN OPENINGS 131 (2011).

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October 2011

September 2011

May 2011

2010

Books and other Monographs

August 2010

  • Problems and Materials in Evidence and Trial Advocacy, 5th edition (NITA/LexisNexis 2010) (Co-authored by: Steven Lubet ).
  • Evidence in Context, 4th edition (NITA/LexisNexis 2010) (Co-authored by: Steven Lubet ).

Periodical Articles

October 2010

  • 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

  • Cranbrooke v. Intellex, 2nd edition (National Institute for Trial Advocacy 2009) (Co-authored by: Steven Lubet et al.).

May 2009

  • Cranbrooke v. Intellex: Problems and Case File, 2nd edition (National Institute for Trial Advocacy 2009) (Co-authored by: Steven Lubet).

March 2009

  • The Death of the American Trial (University of Chicago Press 2009).

Contributions to Books etc.

April 2009

  • 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

  • A Critical Appreciation of the American Trial in (Current) Decline in 49 STUDIES IN LAW, POLITICS, AND SOCIETY 3-23 (2009).

February 2009

  • Best Practices: Cross-Examination, Moving Up to the Next Level in NITA NOTES (February 2009).

January 2009

  • 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).

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January 2009

2008

Contributions to Books etc.

October 2008

  • 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

  • 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

  • A Short Meditation on Some Remaining Issues in Evidence Law in 38 SETON HALL LAW REVIEW 1435-1441 (2008).

January 2008

  • 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

  • Civil Trials in Encyclopedia of Law and Society: American and Global Perspectives, edited by David S. Clark (Sage Publications 2007).

Periodical Articles

December 2007

  • A Jury Between Fact and Norm in 82 CHICAGO-KENT LAW REVIEW 643 (2007).

July 2007

  • The Practice of Law in the Peaceable Kingdom in 41 GEORGIA LAW REVIEW 761-795 (2007).

May 2007

  • The Rule of Law in the Trial Court in 56 DEPAUL LAW REVIEW 307 (2007).

2006

Contributions to Books etc.

November 2006

  • 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

  • Teaching Evidence Law in the Context of Trial Practices in 50 ST. LOUIS UNIVERSITY LAW JOURNAL 1155 (2006).

May 2006

  • Fallacies on Fallacies: A Response in 3 INTERNATIONAL COMMENTARY ON EVIDENCE no. 1 (2005).

January 2006

  • 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

  • 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

  • Problems and Materials in Evidence and Trial Advocacy, 4th edition (NITA 2004) (Co-authored by: Steven Lubet).

June 2004

  • Evidence in Context: A Trial Evidence Workbook, 3rd edition (NITA 2004) (Co-authored by: Steven Lubet, and James Seckinger).
  • Evidence in Context: Teacher's Manual, 3rd edition (NITA 2004) (Co-authored by: Steven Lubet, and James Seckinger).

Contributions to Books etc.

October 2004

  • 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).
  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • A Conservative Perspective on the Future of the American Jury Trial in 78 CHICAGO-KENT LAW REVIEW 1319-1357 (2003).

July 2003

  • 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).
  • Professional Responsibility in the Trial Court in 44 SOUTH TEXAS LAW REVIEW 81-110 (2002).

2001

Books and other Monographs

November 2001

  • A Theory of the Trial has been published in both paperback and E-book editions (Princeton University Press 1999) .

August 2001

  • 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) .
  • Evidence in Context, 2nd ed. (NITA 2001) (Co-authored by: Steven Lubet and James Seckinger) .
  • Exercises and Problems in Professional Responsibility, 2nd ed. (NITA 2001) (Co-authored by: Steven Lubet and Thomas Geraghty) .

Periodical Articles

December 2001

  • Some Ethical Issues Surrounding Mediation in 70 FORDHAM LAW REVIEW 691-717 (2001).

August 2001

  • Notes on the Future of Evidence Law in 74 TEMPLE LAW REVIEW 69-89 (2001) .
  • The Lawfulness of the American Trial in 38 AMERICAN CRIMINAL LAW REVIEW 205-239 (2001) .

2000

Contributions to Books etc.

November 2000

  • 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

  • The Practices of the American Trial in 4 BUDHI: A JOURNAL OF IDEAS AND CULTURE 97 (2000) .

November 2000

book review

  • Charles Taylor, A Catholic Modernity? in 127 COMMONWEAL 20-27 (2000) .

September 2000

book review

  • 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

  • A Theory of the Trial (Princeton University Press 1999).