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  1. Steven J. Burton (1985). An Introduction to Law and Legal Reasoning.
     
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  2. Steven J. Burton (1988). Kent Greenawalt, Conflicts Between Law and Morality Reviewed By. Philosophy in Review 8 (6):215-218.
     
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    Steven J. Burton (1992). Judging in Good Faith. Cambridge University Press.
    This book offers an original theory of adjudication focused on the ethics of judging in courts of law, and proposes two main theses. One is the good faith thesis, which defends the possibility of lawful judicial decisions even when judges exercise discretion. The other is the permissible discretion thesis, which defends the compatibility of judicial discretion and legal indeterminacy with the legitimacy of adjudication in a constitutional democracy. Together these two theses oppose both conservative theories that would restrict the scope (...)
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  4. Steven J. Burton (2001). The Path of the Law and Its Influence. Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society 37 (3):428-435.
     
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    Steven J. Burton (ed.) (2000). The Path of the Law and its Influence: The Legacy of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. Cambridge University Press.
    Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. is, arguably, the most important American jurist of the twentieth century, and his essay The Path of the Law, first published in 1898, is the seminal work in American legal theory. In it, Holmes detailed his radical break with legal formalism and created the foundation for the leading contemporary schools of American legal thought. He was the dominant source of inspiration for the school of legal realism, and his insistence on a practical approach to law and (...)
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  6. Colin Macleod & Steven J. Burton (1994). Judging in Good Faith. Philosophical Review 103 (3):559.
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