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The death of the American trial

Author: Robert P Burns
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In The Death of the American Trial, distinguished legal scholar Robert P. Burns makes an impassioned case for reversing the rapid decline of the trial before we lose one of our public culture's greatest achievements. As a practice that is adapted for modern times yet rooted in ancient wisdom, the trial is uniquely suited to balance the tensions-between idealism and realism, experts and citizens, contextual judgment  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Burns, Robert P., 1947-
Death of the American trial.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©2009
(DLC) 2008035777
(OCoLC)243845474
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert P Burns
ISBN: 9780226081281 0226081281 1282239465 9781282239463
OCLC Number: 434595767
Description: 1 online resource (183 pages)
Contents: Inside the contemporary trial --
Historical notes on the trial's importance --
The fundamental tensions the trial defines --
Decline and criticism --
The meanings of the trial's death.
Responsibility: Robert P. Burns.
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Makes an impassioned case for reversing the rapid decline of the trial before we lose one of our public culture's greatest achievements. This title lays out the catastrophic consequences of losing an  Read more...

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"In impassioned prose, Burns argues that the decline of civil and criminal jury trials in the United States is disastrous.... Burns's well-written and well-researched book is for all interested Read more...

 
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