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University of Michigan Law School Faculty Bibliography: Burt, Robert A. (1970-1976)




Book Chapters

  • "Nonconsensual Medical Procedures and the Right to Privacy." M. Price, co-author. In The Mentally Retarded Citizen and the Law, 93–111. New York: Free Press, 1976.
  • "Beyond the Right of Habitation." In The Mentally Retarded Citizen and the Law, 417–36. New York: Free Press, 1976.
  • "Judicial Action to Aid the Retarded." In Issues in the Classification of Children, edited by N. Hobbs, vol. 2, 293–318. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1975.
  • "Authorizing Death for Anomalous Newborns." In Genetics and the Law, edited by A. Milunsky and G. J. Annas, 435–50. New York: Plenum Press, 1976.
  • "The Therapeutic Use and Abuse of State Power over Adolescents." In Current Issues in Adolescent Psychiatry, edited by J. C. Schoolar. New York: Brunner/Mazel Pubs., 1973.
  • "Rights of the Mentally Handicapped in Criminal Proceedings." In Legal Rights of the Mentally Handicapped, edited by B. J. Ennis and P. R. Friedman. New York: Practising Law Institute, 1973.
  • "Legal Restrictions on Sexual and Familial Relations of Mental Retardates--Old Laws and New Guises." In Human Sexuality and the Mentally Retarded, edited by F. de la Cruz and G. D. LaVeck. New York: Brunner/Mazel Pubs., 1973.
  • "Eighth Amendment Rights in Mental Institutions." In Legal Rights of the Mentally Handicapped, edited by B. J. Ennis and P. R. Friedman. New York: Practising Law Institute, 1973.
  • "The Right to Marry and the Right of Choice Regarding Sterilization." In Proceedings of the Conference on Advocacy for the Legal and Human Rights of the Mentally Retarded, Ann Arbor, Mich., June 2, 1972, edited by R. Segal. Ann Arbor: Institute for the Study of Mental Retardation and Related Disabilities, University of Michigan, 1972.

Journal Articles

  • "Why Physicians Should Decide Cases like Karen Quinlan's." Internist Rep. 2 (1976): 14–15.
  • "Why We Should Keep Prisoners from the Doctors: Reflections on the Detroit Psychosurgery Case." Hastings Ctr. Rep. 5, no. 1 (1975): 25–34.
  • "Sterilization, State Action and the Concept of Consent." M. Price, co-author. Law & Psychol. Rev. 1 (1975): 57–78.
  • "Developing Constitutional Rights of, in, and for Children." Law & Contemp. Probs. 39, no. 3 (1975): 118–43.
  • "Of Mad Dogs and Scientists: The Perils of the 'Criminal-Insane'." U. Pa. L. Rev. 123, no. 2 (1974): 258–96.
  • "At the Present Time Experimental Neurosurgery Cannot Be Performed on Involuntarily Confined Mental Patients." Law Quad. Notes 18, no. 1 (1973): 9–15.
  • "Adolescents and the Law." Psychiatric Spectator 8 (1973): 12.
  • "Protecting Children from Their Families and Themselves: State Laws and the Constitution." J. Youth & Adolescence 1, no. 1 (1972 ): 91–111.
  • "A Proposal for the Abolition of the Incompetency Plea." N. Morris, co-author. U. Chi. L. Rev. 40, no. 1 (1972): 66–95.
  • "Forcing Protection on Children and Their Parents: The Impact of Wyman v. James." Mich. L. Rev. 69, no. 7 (1971): 1259–310.


  • Review of Mental Health and Law: A System in Transition, by A. A. Stone. Am. J. Orthopsychiatry 46 (1976): 367–96.
  • "Witches, Devils, and Exorcists." Review of The Manufacture of Madness: A Comparative Study of the Inquisition and the Mental Health Movement, by T. S. Szasz. Contemp. Psychol. 16, no. 10 (1971): 631-33.