Steven J. Burton

Steven J. Burton

Biographical Information

Publications

Books

Steven J. Burton, Contract Law: Selected Source Materials Annotated, 2016 ed., St. Paul, MN: West Academic Publishing, 620 pages.
Steven J. Burton, Contract Law: Selected Source Materials Annotated, 2015 ed., St. Paul, MN: LEG, Inc., xi, 536 pages.
Steven J. Burton, Contract Law: Selected Source Materials Annotated, 2014 ed., St. Paul, MN: LEG, Inc., xii, 602 pages.
Steven J. Burton, Contract Law: Selected Source Materials Annotated, 2013 ed., with Melvin A. Eisenberg. St. Paul, MN: LEG, Inc., xiii, 650 pages.
Steven J. Burton, Contracts: Keyed to Courses Using Burton’s Principles of Contract Law, 4th ed., New York: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business, 2013, xii, 187 pages
Steven J. Burton, High Court Case Summaries. Contract Law: Keyed to Burton’s Casebook on Contract Law, 4th Edition, St. Paul, MN: West/LEG, Inc., 2013, viii, 418 pages.
Steven J. Burton. Principles of Contract Law. 4th ed., St. Paul, MN: Thomson/West 2012, 664 pages.
Steven J. Burton, Contract Law: Selected Source Materials Annotated, 2012 ed., with Melvin A. Eisenberg. St. Paul, MN: West Group, xiii, 620 pages.
Steven J. Burton, Contract Law: Selected Source Materials Annotated, 2011 ed., with Melvin A. Eisenberg. St. Paul, MN: West Group, xiii, 602 pages.
Steven J. Burton. Contract Law: Selected Source Materials. St. Paul, MN: West Publishing Co. 2010, xix, 594 pages.
Steven J. Burton. Contract Law: Selected Source Materials. St. Paul, MN: West Publishing Co 2009, xix, 616 pages.
Steven J. Burton. Elements of Contract Interpretation. New York: Oxford University Press 2009, xiv, 236 pages.
Steven J. Burton. Contract Law: Selected Source Materials. St. Paul, MN: West Publishing Co 2008, xviii, 589 pages.
Steven J. Burton, editor. American Arbitration Principles and Practice, with Robert B. von Mehren and George W. Coombe, Jr. New York: Practising Law Institute 2008, xxxv, 624 pages looseleaf.
Steven J. Burton. Contract Law: Selected Source Materials. St. Paul, MN: West Publishing Co. 2007, xix, 575 pages.
Steven J. Burton, Philosophical Problems in the Law, 3rd ed., edited by David M. Adams. New York: Wolters Kluwer/Aspen Publishers, 2007, xiii, 193 pages.
Steven J. Burton. Contract Law: Selected Source Materials. St. Paul, MN: West Publishing Co. 2006, St. Paul, MN: Thomson/West, xxi, 553 pages.
Steven J. Burton. Principles of Contract Law, 3rd, ed., St. Paul, MN: Thomson/West 2006, xxiv, 675 pages.
Steven J. Burton. Contract Law: Selected Source Materials. St. Paul, MN: West Publishing Co. 2004, St. Paul, MN: Thomson/West, xx, 643 pages.
Steven J. Burton. Contract Law: Selected Source Materials 2003, St Paul, MN: West Group, xxi, 601 pages.
Steven J. Burton. Contract Law: Selected Source Materials. St. Paul, MN: West Publishing Co. 2002, St. Paul, MN: West Group, xxi, 551 pages.
Steven J. Burton. Principles of Contract Law, 2nd ed., St. Paul, MN: West Group 2001, xxv, 693 pages.
Steven J. Burton. Contract Law: Selected Source Materials 2001, St. Paul, MN: West Group, xix, 527 pages.
Steven J. Burton. Contract Law: Selected Source Materials. St. Paul, MN: West Group 2000, xxi, 473 pages.
Steven J. Burton, editor. "The Path of the Law” and Its Influence: The Legacy of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. New York: Cambridge University Press 2000, viii, 354 pages; paperback 2007, 368 pages.
Steven J. Burton. Contract Law: Selected Source Materials. St. Paul, MN: West Group 1999, xiii, 453 pages.
Steven J. Burton. Contract Law: Selected Source Materials, 4th ed., St. Paul, MN: West Group 1998, xxxi, 453 pages.
Steven J. Burton. Contract Law: Selected Source Materials 3rd ed., St. Paul, MN: West Publishing Co. 1997, xxi, 404 pages.
Steven J. Burton. Contract Law: Selected Source Materials, 2nd ed., St. Paul, MN: West Publishing Co. 1996, xix, 394 pages.
Steven J. Burton. Principles of Contract Law. St. Paul, MN: West Publishing Co. 1995, xxv, 699 pages.
Steven J. Burton. Judging in Good Faith. New York: Cambridge University Press 1992, xviii, 271 pages; paperback ed. 1995, xviii, 271 pages.
Steven J. Burton. Contract Law: Selected Source Materials. St. Paul, MN: West Publishing Co. 1995, 312 pages.
Steven J. Burton. Contractual Good Faith: Formation, Performance, Breach, Enforcement, with Eric G. Andersen. Boston: Little, Brown & Co. 1995, xxiv, 464 pages; 1996 Supplement, Boston: Little, Brown & Co. 1996, vii, 51 pages.
Steven J. Burton. An Introduction to Law and Legal Reasoning, Teaching Materials and Teacher’s Manual 163 pages; 2d, Boston: Little, Brown & Co. 1995, xii, 178 pages.
Steven J. Burton. Philosophical Problems in the Law, edited by David M. Adams. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth Publishing Co. 1992, at 183, 15 pages.
Steven J. Burton. An Introduction to Law and Legal Reasoning. Boston: Little, Brown & Co. 1985, xviii, 241 pages.

Book Chapters

Steven J. Burton, "History and Theory of Good Faith Performance in the United States," in Comparative Contract Law: British and American Perspectives, edited by Larry A. DiMatteo and Martin Hogg. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016, at 210, 13 pages.
Steven J. Burton. “The Legal Environment,” in American Arbitration Principles and Practice, edited by Steven J. Burton, Robert B. von Mehren and George W. Coombe, Jr. New York: Practising Law Institute 2008, at 7-1, 36 pages.
Steven J. Burton. “Breach of Contract and the Common Law Duty to Perform in Good Faith,” excerpt reprinted in Perspectives on Contract Law, edited by Randy E. Barnett. Boston: Little Brown 1995, at 250, 12 pages.
“Particularism, Discretion, and the Rule of Law,” in The Rule of Law, edited by Ian Shapiro. New York: New York University Press, 1994, at 178, 27 pages. (Nomos 36)
Steven J. Burton. “Breach of Contract and the Common Law Duty to Perform in Good Faith,” excerpt reprinted in Corporate Finance and Governance, by Lawrence E. Mitchell, Lawrence A. Cunningham and Lewis D. Solomon. Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press, 1992, at 328, 2 pages.
Steven J. Burton. “Comment On ‘Empty Ideas’: Logical Positivist Analyses of Equality and Rules,” excerpt reprinted in Constitutional Criminal Procedure, by Ronald J. Allen and Richard B. Kuhns. Boston: Little, Brown & Co. 1985, at 164, 3 pages.
Steven J. Burton. “Judging, Lawyering and the Necessity of Ethics,” in Ethics and the Law, edited by Maile-Gene Sagan. Iowa City, IA: Iowa Humanities Board, 1985, at 7, 18 pages; excerpt reprinted in 23 Iowa Advocate 24 (Fall-Winter 1984-85), 6 pages.
Steven J. Burton, “Professor MacCormick’s Claim Regarding Universalization in Law,” in 2 Reason in Law: Proceedings of the Conference Held in Bologna, 12-15 December 1984, edited by Carla Faralli and Enrico Pattaro. Milano, Italy: A. Giuffrè Editore, 1988, at 155, 12 pages.
Steven J. Burton. “Freedom of the Seas: International Law Applicable to Deep Seabed Mining Claims,' excerpt reprinted in International Law and World Order: A Problem Oriented Coursebook, by Burns H. Weston, Richard A. Falk, and Anthony A. D’Amato. St. Paul, MN: West Publishing Co. 1980, at 868, 7 pages.
Steven J. Burton, “Legal/Political Aspects of Antarctic Iceberg Utilization,” in Iceberg Utilization: Proceedings of the First International Conference and Workshops on Iceberg Utilization for Fresh Water Production, Weather Modification, and Other Applications, edited by A.A. Husseiny. New York: Pergamon Press, 1978, at 604, 16 pages.

Articles

Steven J. Burton, "Collapsing Illusions: Standards for Setting Efficient Contract and Other Defaults," 91 Indiana Law Journal 1063 (2016)
Steven J. Burton, “The Conflict Between Stare Decisis and Overruling in Constitutional Adjudication,” 35 Cardozo Law Review 1687 (2014), 27 pages.
Steven J. Burton, “A Lesson on Some Limits of Economic Analysis: Schwartz and Scott on Contract Interpretation,” 88 Indiana Law Journal 339 (2013), 22 pages.
Steven J. Burton, “Foreword: Festschrift for Burns H. Weston,” 21 Transnational Law & Contemporary Problems 601 (2013), 3 pages.
Steven J. Burton, “Normative Legal Theories: The Case for Pluralism and Balancing,” 98 Iowa Law Review 535 (2013), 41 pages.
Steven J. Burton, “The New Judicial Hostility to Arbitration: Federal Preemption, Contract Unconscionability, and Agreements to Arbitrate,” 2006 Journal of Dispute Resolution 469 (2006), 32 pages.
Steven J. Burton, “Combining Conciliation with Arbitration of International Commercial Disputes,” 18 Hastings International and Comparative Law Review 637 (1995), 22 pages.
Steven J. Burton, “Good Faith in Articles 1 and 2 of the U.C.C.: The Practice View,” 35 William and Mary Law Review 1533 (1994), 32 pages.
Steven J. Burton, “Default Principles, Legitimacy, and the Authority of a Contract,” 3 Southern California Interdisciplinary Law Journal 115 (1993), 52 pages.
Steven J. Burton, “Comment on Professor Patterson’s ‘Pseudo-Debate over Default Rules in Contract Law’,” 3 Southern California Interdisciplinary Law Journal 303 (1993), 8 pages.
Steven J. Burton, “Racial Discrimination in Contract Performance: Patterson and a State Law Alternative,” 25 Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review 431 (1990), 44 pages.
Steven J. Burton, “The World of a Contract,” with Eric G. Andersen, 75 Iowa Law Review 861 (1990), 16 pages.
Steven J. Burton, “Foreword: Rhetoric and Skepticism,” 74 Iowa Law Review 755 (1989), 5 pages.
Steven J. Burton, “Law as Practical Reason,” 62 Southern California Law Review 747 (1989), 47 pages.
Steve J. Burton, “Judge Posner’s Jurisprudence of Skepticism (Discussion of ‘The Jurisprudence of Skepticism’. Richard A. Posner. 86 Michigan Law Review 827 (1988)),” 87 Michigan Law Review 710 (1988), 14 pages.
Steven J. Burton,“Comments on Professor Linzer’s Paper, (‘Uncontracts: Context, Contorts and the Relational Approach.’ 1988 Annual Survey of American Law 139),” 1988 Annual Survey of American Law 199, 7 pages.
Steven J. Burton, “Ronald Dworkin and Legal Positivism,” 73 Iowa Law Review 109 (1987), 21 pages.
Steven J. Burton, “Reaffirming Legal Reasoning: The Challenge from the Left,” 36 Journal of Legal Education 358 (1986), 13 pages.
Steven J. Burton, “Judging, Lawyering and the Necessity of Ethics,” 23 Iowa Advocate 24 (Fall-Winter 1984 - 1985), 6 pages.
Steven J. Burton, “More on Good Faith Performance of a Contract: A Reply to Professor Summers,” 69 Iowa Law Review 497 (1984), 16 pages.
Steven J. Burton, “Breach of Contract and the Common Law Duty to Perform in Good Faith,” published in Italian as “L’esecuzione del Contratto Secondo Buona Fede,” 2 Rivista Critica del Diritto Privato 13 (1984).
Steven J. Burton, “Comment On ‘Empty Ideas’: Logical Positivist Analyses of Equality and Rules,” 91 Yale Law Journal 1136 (1982), 17 pages.
Steven J. Burton, “Good Faith Performance of a Contract Within Article 2 of the Uniform Commercial Code,” 67 Iowa Law Review 1 (1981), 30 pages.
Steven J. Burton, “Breach of Contract and the Common Law Duty to Perform in Good Faith,” 94 Harvard Law Review 369 (1980), 36 pages.
Steven J. Burton, “New Stresses on the Antarctic Treaty: Toward International Legal Institutions Governing Antarctic Resources,” 65 Virginia Law Review 421 (1979), 92 pages.
Steven J. Burton, “Freedom of the Seas: International Law Applicable to Deep Seabed Mining Claims,” 29 Stanford Law Review 1135 (1977), 46 pages
Steven J. Burton, “The 1976 Amendments to the Fisherman’s Protective Act,” 71 American Journal of International Law 740 (1977), 5 pages.
Steven j. Burton, “The New Biotechnology and the Role of Legal Intervention,” 44 American Journal of Orthopsychiatry: A Journal of Human Behavior 688 (1974), 9 pages.
Steven J. Burton, "Tort Liability and the California Health Care Assistant," 45 Southern California Law Review 768 (1972), 19 pages.

Short Essays

Steven J. Burton, Collapsing Illusions: Standards for Setting Efficient Contract and Other Defaults, 91 Indiana Law Journal 1063 (2016), 17 pages.

Book Reviews

Steven J. Burton, Review of Controversies About Law’s Ontology, edited by Paul Amselek and Neil MacCormick. 103 Ethics 851 (1993), 1 page
Steven J. Burton, “‘Ontological’ Natural Law?” review of Natural Law and Justice, by Lloyd L. Weinreb. 82 Northwestern University Law Review 843 (1988), 8 pages.
Steven J. Burton, Review of Conflicts Between Law and Morality, by Kent Greenawalt. 8 Canadian Philosophical Reviews 215 (1988), 4 pages.
Steven J. Burton, “Law, Obligation, and a Good Faith Claim of Justice,” review of A Theory of Law, by Philip Soper. (1985), 28 pages.

Reports

Steven J. Burton, “Report on Circumstantial Factors in the Gulf of Maine Maritime Boundary Dispute,” report to the U.S. Department of State (1981), 77 pages.
Steven J. Burton, “Report on the Geological Aspects of the Gulf of Maine Maritime Boundary Dispute,” report to the U.S. Department of State (1980), 68 pages plus appendices.
Steven J. Burton, U.S. Antarctic Policy: Hearing before the Subcommittee on Oceans and International Environment, Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, 94th Congress, 1st Session 2 (1975) (testimony of Steven J. Burton), with Dixy Lee Ray, Peter Bernhardt, Addison Richmond, and Theodore Sellin, 24 pages.