The Death of the American Trial

The Death of the American Trial

eBook - 2009
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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 and reliance on rules-that define American culture. Arguing that many observers make a grave mistake by taking a complacent or even positive view of the trial's demise, Burns conclu.
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©2009
ISBN: 9780226081281
0226081281
9781282239463
1282239465
9780226081267
0226081265
Characteristics: 1 online resource (183 pages)

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